José Antonio Mari-Alcaraz

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Mari and the second or maternal family name is Alcaraz.
José Antonio Mari-Alcaraz
Personal information
Nationality  Spain
Born (1988-10-23) 23 October 1988 (age 25)
Valencia, Spain
Sport Swimming

José Antonio Mari Alcaraz (born October 23, 1988 in Valencia) is a swimmer from Spain.


Mari-Alcaraz was born October 23, 1988 in Valencia. He has a mild physical disability. In 2012, he lived in San Cugat del Vallés, Barcelona.[1][2]


Mari-Alcaraz is an S10 type swimmer.[1] He is affiliated with theanish Federation of Sports for the Physically Disabled (FEDDF).[3]

Mari-Alcaraz competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics.[1] In 2010, he competed at the Tenerife International Open.[4] He competed at the 2010 Adapted Swimming World Championship in the Netherlands, where he won three silver medals.[5] In advance of the competition, he attended a swimming camp with the national team that was part of the Paralympic High Performance Program (HARP Program).[6] He competed at the 2011 IPC European Swimming Championships in Berlin, Germany, where he finished first and set a European record in the 100m freestyle.[2]

In 2012, Mari-Alcaraz competed at the Paralympic Swimming Championship of Spain by Autonomous Communities.[7] From the Catalan region of Spain, he was a recipient of a 2012 Plan ADO scholarship.[8] He competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics, and earned a bronze in the 50 meter S10 freestyle race.[1] He competed at the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships.[9]


  1. ^ a b c d "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Retrieved July 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Españoles logran siete medallas, tres de oro, en jornada inaugural en Berlín. NATACIÓN-PARALÍMPICA CTO.EUROPA" (in Spanish). Spain: Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Los mejores nadadores paralímpicos disputan el Campeonato de España en Murcia — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Los nadadores paralímpicos baten siete récords de España en el Open Internacional de Tenerife — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "38 españoles en el Mundial de natación paralímpica" (in Spanish). Spain: 2010-08-14. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Los nadadores paralímpicos baten siete récords de España — — Noticias Agencias" (in Spanish). Spain: 14 May 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Castellón acoge a los mejores nadadores en el Campeonato de España de Natación Paralímpica — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Observatori Català de l'Esport OCE INEFC" (in Spanish). Retrieved November 22, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Deportes : La extremeña Isabel Yinghua Hernández competirá en el Campeonato del Mundo de Natación Paralímpica" (in Spanish). Spain: Retrieved 11 August 2013.