Celia Maestre Martín

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Celia Maestre Martín
Personal information
Nationality Spanish
Born (1981-03-26) March 26, 1981 (age 36)
Country  Spain
Sport Track and field

Celia Maestre Martín (born 26 March 1981) is a Spanish track and field sighted guide and social worker who has represented Spain at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Paralympics as a guide.


Maestre was born on 26 March 1981 in Valencia.[1] She is from the Valencia region of Spain.[2] She is married to David Casinos, and is a social worker.[3] The pair were dating in 2004.[4] In 2004, she was a sociology student.[4] In 2012, she lived in Moncada, Valencia.[1]


Maestre became David Casinos guide in 2002.[3] She was guide for Casinos at the 2004 Summer Paralympics.[3] At the time, they were dating and broke Paralympic taboo by sharing a room together in the Paralympic village.[4] She was a guide at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in athletics for Casinos, where they won a gold medal.[3] She competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics as a guide.[2] Spain's 14 strong visually impaired athletics delegation to the London Games participated in a training camp at the Center for Sports Modernization in La Rioja ahead of the Games.[5][6][7]


  1. ^ a b "Página Oficial del Comité Paralímpico Español" (in Spanish). Spain: Paralimpicos.es. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Atletas ciegos preparan en Logroño su participación en Londres 2012 — Web de la ONCE" (in Spanish). Once.es. 2008-09-16. Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Los héroes anínimos de los Paralímpicos" (in Spanish). Spain: Marca. 17 September 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  4. ^ a b c elmundo.es (2004). "Atenas 2004. El valor de la superación" (in Spanish). Spain: El Mundo. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Sanz desea 'los mejores éxitos en Londres' a los 14 riojanos que preparan los Paralímpicos. JJ.OO" (in Spanish). Spain: Terra.es. 2012-08-14. Archived from the original on 6 January 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "Noticia completa — Gobierno de La Rioja" (in Spanish). Spain: Larioja.org. 2012-08-14. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "Atletas ciegos preparan en Logroño su participación en Londres 2012 - Crónica Social" (in Spanish). Spain: Cronicasocial.com. Archived from the original on 2 February 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014.