Ricardo Ten Argilés

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Ten and the second or maternal family name is Argiles.
Ricardo Ten Argiles
Personal information
Nationality  Spain
Born (1975-08-11) 11 August 1975 (age 39)
Valencia, Spain
Sport
Sport Swimming

Ricardo Ten Argiles (born August 11, 1975 in Valencia) is a swimmer from Spain.

Personal[edit]

Ten was born August 11, 1975 in Valencia. At the age of eight he touched high-voltage power lines; his injuries resulted in his arms being amputated.[1]

Swimming[edit]

Ten is an S5 type swimmer.[2]

In 2007, Ten competed at the IDM German Open.[3] Ten competed at the 2010 Adapted Swimming World Championship in the Netherlands, where he won a gold medal, a silver medal and a bronze medal.[4][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] In 2010, he competed at the Tenerife International Open.[7] He competed at the 2011 IPC European Swimming Championships in Berlin, Germany, finishing fifth in the 50 meters butterfly.[8] In 2012, he competed at the Paralympic Swimming Championship of Spain by Autonomous Communities.[9] He competed at the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships.[10]

Paralympics[edit]

Ten compete at the 1996 Summer Paralympics, 2000 Summer Paralympics, 2008 Summer Paralympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics. In 1996, he finished second in the 100 meter breaststroke and third in the 4 x 50 meter 20 points medley relay race. In 2000, he finished first in the 100 meter breaststroke and first in the 4 x 50 meter 20 points medley relay race. In 2008, he finished first in the 100 meter breaststroke. In 2012, he finished third in the 100 meter breaststroke.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ten, Ricardo". IPC. Retrieved 5 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Retrieved July 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Internationale Deutsche Meisterschaften im Schwimmen" (in German). Berlin, Germany: Paralympischer Sport Club Berlin. 
  4. ^ "38 españoles en el Mundial de natación paralímpica" (in Spanish). Spain: MARCA.com. 2010-08-14. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "El Mundial de Natación Paralímpica reúne en Holanda a los 38 mejores españoles - Natación - Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  6. ^ (Canarias) DEPORTES,NATACION (14 May 2010). "Los nadadores paralímpicos baten siete récords de España — ABC.es — Noticias Agencias" (in Spanish). Spain: ABC.es. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Los nadadores paralímpicos baten siete récords de España en el Open Internacional de Tenerife — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Españoles logran siete medallas, tres de oro, en jornada inaugural en Berlín. NATACIÓN-PARALÍMPICA CTO.EUROPA" (in Spanish). Spain: Terra.es. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "Castellón acoge a los mejores nadadores en el Campeonato de España de Natación Paralímpica — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Deportes : La extremeña Isabel Yinghua Hernández competirá en el Campeonato del Mundo de Natación Paralímpica" (in Spanish). Spain: Extremaduradehoy.com. Retrieved 11 August 2013.