Martín Parejo Maza

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Parejo and the second or maternal family name is Maza.
Martín Parejo Maza
Personal information
Nationality Spanish
Born (1989-07-15) July 15, 1989 (age 27)
St. Fost de Campsentelles, Barcelona
Sport
Country  Spain
Sport Track and field (T11)

Martín Parejo Maza (born July 15, 1989 in St. Fost de Campsentelles, Barcelona) is an athlete from Spain. He has visual imapirment and is a T11/B1 type athlete.

Personal[edit]

Parejo was born on 15 July 1989 in St. Fost de Campsentelles, Barcelona.[1] He has a visual impairment.[1] As of 2012 he was residing in Martorelles, Barcelona.[1]

Athletics[edit]

Parejo is a T11/B1 type athlete.[1] He uses a guide when competing in the long jump.[2] He is a member of ISS L'Hospitalet Atletisme, an athletic club in L'Hospitalet.[3] Parejo competed at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships, earning a bronze medal in the T11-T13 4 x 100 meter relay, while finishing 5th in the long jump and 6th in the triple jump.[1][4][5][6][7] In the men's visually impaired 4x100 meter relay, he competed with Gerard Descarrega Puigdevall, Xavier Porras (T11), and Maximiliano Óscar Rodríguez Magi (T12) and finished in Spanish record national time of 45.45 seconds.[8][9]

Prior to the start of the London Games, Parejo trained with several other visually impaired Spanish track and field athletes in Logroño.[10] He competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, England where he finished 8th in the long jump, tenth in the triple jump and 15th in the 100 meter T11 event.[1][11] He wore bib number 2262 and ran with guide runner Joan Borrisser Roldan in the 100 meter event in London.[12][13][14] In 2012, he was a recipient of a Plan ADO €7,200 athlete scholarship with a €1,200 reserve and a €2,500 coaching scholarship.[6][15] In July 2013, he participated in the 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships,[16] making the finals for the men's long jump T11.[16] He was also a member of the men's 4x100 meter relay team along with Maxi Rodríguez, Xavi Porras and Gerard Descarrega. The team qualified for the final after setting the best time in their semi-final race.[17][18][19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Martin Parejo Maza Of Spain Is Assisted By His... Fotografía de noticias | Getty Images España | 151331867". Gettyimages.es. 2012-09-06. Retrieved July 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Cuatro hospitalenses en los Juegos Paralímpicos de Londres" (in Spanish). Spain: Elperiodico.com. Retrieved December 25, 2013. 
  4. ^ "La Pampa | Acosta compite en salto en largo" (in Spanish). Argentina: Laarena.com.ar. January 29, 2011. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  5. ^ "La Pampa | Acosta estuvo lejos de su marca" (in Spanish). Argentina: Laarena.com.ar. January 30, 2011. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Atletas ciegos preparan en Logroño su participación en Londres 2012 — Web de la ONCE" (in Spanish). Once.es. 2008-09-16. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Xavi Porras y Martín Parejo, quinto y octavo en la final de longitud" (in Spanish). Europapress.es. 2012-09-04. Retrieved December 25, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Bronce para España en relevos de discapacitados visuales durante el Mundial de Atletismo Paralímpico" (in Spanish). Spain: cronica social. January 27, 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Atletismo.- El relevo masculino 4x100 logra el bronce en los Mundiales Paralímpicos" (in Spanish). Spain: Deportes Online. January 11, 2011. Retrieved July 13, 2013. 
  10. ^ "Atletas paralímpicos con discapacidad visual se entrenan en Logroño — Canal de Vídeos de" (in Spanish). Spain: Larioja.com. Retrieved December 25, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Michelle Alonso logra un oro y un récord histórico para la natación canaria" (in Spanish). Spain: El Dia. September 7, 2012. Retrieved July 13, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Sports — Photo Gallery — Yahoo Sports" (in Spanish). Spain: Sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved December 25, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Las mejores imágenes de los Juegos Paralímpicos de Londres 2012". Lavozdegalicia.es. Retrieved July 9, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Martin Parejo Maza And Joan Borrisser Roldan Of... Fotografía de noticias | Getty Images España | 151429288" (in Spanish). Gettyimages.es. 2012-09-07. Retrieved November 22, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Becas A Entrenadores Del Plan Adop 2012" (PDF) (in Spanish). Madrid, Spain. 2012. Retrieved July 8, 2013. 
  16. ^ a b "Antonio Andújar y José Martínez Morote competirán en Francia en el Mundial de Atletismo Paralímpico | El Pueblo de Albacete diario digital" (in Spanish). Spain: Elpueblodealbacete.com. Retrieved July 24, 2012.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "ipcthing" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  17. ^ "Quinto puesto de José María Pámpano Campeonato del Mundo de Atletismo Paralímpico en los 800 metros — Comité Paralímpico Español — Esto es DxT" (in Spanish). Spain: Estoesdxt.es. Retrieved December 25, 2013. 
  18. ^ "José Pampano, quinto en la final de los 800 metros de los Mundiales Paralímpicos" (in Spanish). Spain: Lavozlibre.com. Retrieved December 25, 2013. 
  19. ^ Grupo El Correo Gallego (2013-03-22). "Tres deportistas gallegos competirán en el Campeonato de Espańa de Atletismo Paralímpico" (in Spanish). Spain: Elcorreogallego.es. Retrieved December 25, 2013. 

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