Sarai Gascón Moreno

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Sarai Gascón Moreno
Personal information
Nationality  Spain
Born (1992-11-16) 16 November 1992 (age 21)
Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain
Sport
Sport Swimming

Sarai Gascón Moreno (born November 16, 1992 in Terrassa, Barcelona) is a swimmer from Spain.

Personal[edit]

Gascón was born November 16, 1992 in Terrassa, Barcelona. She has a disability.[1] In 2013, she was awarded the silver Real Orden al Mérito Deportivo.[2]

Swimming[edit]

Gascón is an S9 type swimmer.[1] She is affiliated with theanish Federation of Sports for the Physically Disabled (FEDDF).[3]

In 2007, Gascón competed at the IDM German Open.[4] Gascón raced at the 2008 Summer Paralympics where she earned a silver in the 100 meter breaststroke race.[1] At the 2009 IPC European Swimming Championship in Reykjavik, Iceland, Sarai Gascón Moreno, Ana Rubio, Esther Morales and Julia Castelló won a bronze medal in the 4x100 meter medley relay.[5]

In 2010, Gascón trained at the High Performance Center, Barcelona.[6] In 2010, she competed at the Tenerife International Open.[7] As a 17 year old, she competed at the 2010 Adapted Swimming World Championship in the Netherlands, where she won a pair of silver medals and three bronze medals.[6][8] As an 18 year old, she competed at the 2011 IPC European Swimming Championships in Berlin, Germany where she earned a gold medal in the 100 meter freestyle event.[9][10] She also won a silver medal in the 200 meter freestyle race.[11]

In 2012, Gascón competed at the Paralympic Swimming Championship of Spain by Autonomous Communities, and representing Barcelona, finished first in the SB9 women's 100m breaststroke.[12] She raced at the 2012 Summer Paralympics, where she earned a silver medal the 100 meter butterfly race and a bronze in the 100 meter freestyle race.[1] She, Esther Morales, Teresa Perales, Isabel Yinghua Hernández finished fourth in the 4x100 meter freestyle relay event.[13] She competed at the 2013 Swimming Championship of Catalonia, hosted by the Sabadell Swimming Club, where she was one of nine Spanish swimmers to set a qualifying time for the World Championships.[14] From the Catalan region of Spain, she was a recipient of a 2012 Plan ADO scholarship.[15] She competed at the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships.[16][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Retrieved June 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ "El paralímpico extremeño Enrique Floriano recibe la Medalla de la Real Orden al Mérito Deportivo" (in (Spanish)). Region Digital. October 29, 2013. Retrieved November 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Los mejores nadadores paralímpicos disputan el Campeonato de España en Murcia — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Internationale Deutsche Meisterschaften im Schwimmen" (in (German)). Berlin, Germany: Paralympischer Sport Club Berlin. 
  5. ^ 21 de octubre de 2009 20:47h. "España añade tres platas y seis bronces en los Europeos Paralímpicos | Polideportivo | AS.com". Masdeporte.as.com. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "38 españoles en el Mundial de natación paralímpica" (in (Spanish)). Spain: MARCA.com. 2010-08-14. Retrieved 7 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. ^ "España arranca con cinco medallas en el Mundial de Natación Paralímpica" (in (Spanish)). Spain: MARCA. 15 August 2010. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "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. 
  10. ^ "Teresa Perales suma su segunda plata en Berlín" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Aragondigital.es. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  11. ^ News Editor (2013-07-31). "La nadadora valenciana Anna Ortiz, campeona de Europa de 50 metros braza" (in (Spanish)). Spain: elperiodic.com. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  12. ^ "Tres récords nacionales en el Campeonato de España por Comunidades Autónomas de Natación Paralímpica — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  13. ^ "Miguel Luque suma el único metal del día. Natación/Paralímpicos" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Terra.es. Retrieved 7 August 2013. 
  14. ^ "Un Campeonato de Cataluña de Natación de récords — Natación — Esto es DxT" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  15. ^ "Observatori Català de l'Esport OCE INEFC" (in (Spanish)). Observatoridelesport.cat. Retrieved November 22, 2013. 
  16. ^ "Deportes : La extremeña Isabel Yinghua Hernández competirá en el Campeonato del Mundo de Natación Paralímpica" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Extremaduradehoy.com. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  17. ^ Estadio deportivo (2013-02-27). "Marta Gσmez, en busca de ser finalista en el Mundial de Nataciσn Paralνmpica" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Estadio deportivo. Retrieved 11 August 2013.