Jesús Romero Martín

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Jesús Romero Martín
Personal information
Nationality Spanish
Born (1984-09-12) September 12, 1984 (age 29)
Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
Sport
Country  Spain
Sport Wheelchair basketball

Jesús Romero Martín (born September 12, 1984 in Málaga, Andalusia)[1] 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.

Personal[edit]

Romero was born on September 12, 1984 in Andalucia and continued to reside there in 2012.[2][3]

Wheelchair basketball[edit]

Romero is a center.[4]

National team[edit]

His selection to represent Spain at the 2011 European Championships was made in March.[5] 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.[6] His team arrived in England by August 18 to prepare for the Games.[7] In London, he was coached by Oscar Trigo.[8] His team finished fifth overall.[6] He was one of four Spanish competitors from the Andalusia region of Spain to compete on the September 1.[3] He scored 0 points in the team's 67-40 victory of Italy.[9] 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.[10][11][12] Following the competition, the mayor of Vélez-Málaga, Francisco Delgado Bonilla, held a reception honouring him and three Spanish triathletes.[12]

Club[edit]

Romero played for Clínicas Rincón Amivel during the 2011/2012 and 2012/2013 seasons in Spain's top division.[5][13] He played club basketball for Clínica Rincón Amive during the 2013/2014 season.[10][14] In November, his team was in fifth place in the league. He played in the team's game against Fundación Grupo Norte.[4]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bio of Jesús
  2. ^ "JJ.PP. Londres 2012 — Portal del Consejo Superior de Deportes" (in (Spanish)). Csd.gob.es. Retrieved 2013-11-22. 
  3. ^ a b   (2007-08-02). "El diario de Alhaurín de la Torre" (in (Spanish)). Spain: diariolatorre.es. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Sara García (2013-11-29). "El Amivel Clínicas Rincón espera al Fundación Grupo Norte" (in (Spanish)). Spain: ValladolidDeporte.es. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  5. ^ a b "Publicada la lista para el Europeo de Baloncesto en Silla de Ruedas" (in (Spanish)). Acb.Com. Retrieved 2013-11-26. 
  6. ^ a b "Lo Ăşltimo de lo Ăşltimo — Jaume LlambĂ­ Riera, jugador de la selecciĂłn espaĂąola de baloncesto nos habla de los obstĂĄculos diarios que encuentra en Madrid — Entrevistas y Reportajes" (in (Spanish)). Loultimodeloultimo.com. Retrieved 2013-11-22. 
  7. ^ "La selección española de baloncesto en silla de ruedas está ya en Gran Bretaña" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Canarias24Horas.com. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  8. ^ "El baloncesto en silla de Ruedas ha experimentado una evolución espectacular" (in (Spanish)). Diario La Comarca de Puertollano. Retrieved November 22, 2013. 
  9. ^ RTVE.es / AGENCIAS  (2012-08-30). "España debuta con victoria frente a Italia en baloncesto paralímpico" (in (Spanish)). Spain: RTVE.es. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  10. ^ a b "España, bronce en el Europeo de baloncesto en silla de ruedas" (in (Spanish)). 20minutos.es. Retrieved 2013-11-25. 
  11. ^ "España comienza con victoria el Europeo de silla de ruedas de Alemania" (in (Spanish)). MARCA.com. Retrieved 2013-11-25. 
  12. ^ a b "El alcalde recibe al jugador de baloncesto Jesús Romero y a las tres triatletas subcampeonas de España" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Velezmalaga.es. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Jesϊs Romero logra un nuevo triunfo en bαsket — La Opinión de Málaga" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Laopiniondemalaga.es. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  14. ^ "El último cuarto dejó sin premio a Clínicas Rincón Amivel ante Valladolid (46-53) - Diario Axarquía" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Diarioaxarquia.com. Retrieved December 23, 2013.