José Luis Abajo

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José Luis Abajo
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Abajo at the 2014 Paris World Cup
Personal information
Full name José Luis Abajo Gómez
Nickname(s) Pirri
Country represented  Spain
Born (1978-06-22) 22 June 1978 (age 36)
Madrid, Spain
Weapon(s) Épée
Hand Right-handed
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb; 13.7 st)
Club Sala de Armas Madrid
FIE Ranking current ranking

José Luis Abajo Gómez (born 22 June 1978) is a Spanish épée fencer.

Abajo won the silver medal in the épée team event at the 2006 World Fencing Championships after losing to France in the final. He accomplished this with his team mates Ignacio Canto, Juan Castañeda and Eduardo Sepulveda Puerto.

He won the bronze medal in the Épée competition at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, defeating Hungarian Gábor Boczkó.[1]

In 2013 he was inducted in the Hall of Fame of the International Fencing Federation.[2]

Record Against Selected Opponents[edit]

Includes results from all competitions 2006–present and athletes who have reached the quarterfinals at the World Championships or Olympic Games, plus those who have medaled in major team competitions.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Med 2.png 2006 World Fencing Championships, team épée

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fencing results". Sport. BBC. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  2. ^ International Fencing Federation (ed.). "Abajo Gómez, José Luis (ESP)". 
  3. ^ "RANKINGS AND RESULTS". Fencer. International Fencing Federation. Retrieved 1 April 2013.