Jesús Romero Martín
September 12, 1984 |
Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
Jesús Romero Martín (born September 12, 1984 in Málaga, Andalusia) is a wheelchair basketball player from Spain. He represented Spain at the 2012 Summer Paralympics as a member of Spain men's national wheelchair basketball team.
His selection to represent Spain at the 2011 European Championships was made in March. Romero competed in wheelchair basketball at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London. It was the first time the Spanish national team had qualified for the Paralympics in 16 years. His team arrived in England by August 18 to prepare for the Games. In London, he was coached by Oscar Trigo. His team finished fifth overall. He was one of four Spanish competitors from the Andalusia region of Spain to compete on the September 1. He scored 0 points in the team's 67-40 victory of Italy. Romero was a member of the national team at the 2013 European Championships, which were held in Israel. His team finished with a bronze medal after defeating Sweden. Following the competition, the mayor of Vélez-Málaga, Francisco Delgado Bonilla, held a reception honouring him and three Spanish triathletes.
Romero played for Clínicas Rincón Amivel during the 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 seasons in Spain's top division. He played club basketball for Clínica Rincón Amive during the 2013/2014 season. In November, his team was in fifth place in the league. He played in the team's game against Fundación Grupo Norte.
- Bio of Jesús
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