Richard Oribe

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Richard Oribe
Richard Oribe (2016).jpg
Richard Oribe in 2016
Personal information
Nationality Spanish
Sport
Country  Spain
Sport Swimming

Richard Oribe is a Spanish Paralympic swimmer born in San Sebastian the 22nd of February in 1974. He started swimming very soon as a treatment for his congenital mental disability. He is one of the most awarded Spanish athletes of all time.

Personal[edit]

Oribe has Cerebral Palsy.[1][2]

Swimming[edit]

In 2007, he competed at the IDM German Open.[3]

Paralympics[edit]

He won a silver medal in the 100 metres freestyle — S4 event at the 2008 Paralympics,[4] and at the 2012 Paralympics won a silver medal in the same event and a bronze in the 200 metres freestyle — S4.[5][6][7]

Achievements[edit]

Championship Place Year Medals
Paralympic games London 2012 2 Silver medal.svg Bronze medal.svg
Paralympic games Beijing 2008 4 Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Silver medal.svg Silver medal.svg
World Championship Durban 2006 4 Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg
European Championship Berlin 2006 3 Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg
European Championship Berlin 2005 4 Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg
Paralympic games Athens 2004 3 Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Bronze medal.svg
World Championship Mar del Plata 2002 4 Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Silver medal.svg Silver medal.svg
European Championship Stockholm 2001 4 Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg
Paralympic games Sydney 2000 4 Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg
European Championship Alemania 1999 5 Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg
World Championship New Zealand 1998 5 Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Bronze medal.svg Bronze medal.svg
European Championship Badajoz 1997 5 Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Silver medal.svg
Paralympic Games Atlanta 1996 4 Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg
European Championship Perpignan 1995 4 Gold medal.svg Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Silver medal.svg
Paralympic Games Barcelona 1992  –

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Primer oro y tres bronces mĂĄs para EspaĂąa, debuta la tinerfeĂąa Michelle Alonso" (in Spanish). Spain: Diario de Avisos. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Oribe, Richard". IPC. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Internationale Deutsche Meisterschaften im Schwimmen" (in German). Berlin, Germany: Paralympischer Sport Club Berlin. 
  4. ^ "World and Paralympic records flood the Water Cube". China.org.cn. 7 September 2008. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Men's 100m Freestyle — S4". london2012.com. London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 31 March 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "Men's 200m Freestyle — S4". london2012.com. London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 31 March 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  7. ^ "Frecuencia Digital Debutan el Atletismo y La Roja de Fútbol 5 en los Parlímpicos" (in Spanish). Frecuenciadigital.es. Archived from the original on 23 December 2012. Retrieved 23 November 2013.