Susana Rodriguez B1

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  • Represents: Spain ESP
  • Year of birth: 1988
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Full Stats

Given NameSusana
Family NameRodriguez B1
Year of Birth1988
Place of BirthVigo
World Triathlon Debut2010
CoachLuis Piña
Other Sports CompetedPara Athletics
Race Starts79
Race Wins47
Race Podiums72
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Spanish para triathlete Susana Rodriguez may have lost her eyesight as a result of albinism, but that hasn’t stopped her from consistently challenging herself further in life. In 2020 she put her medical career on hold to focus on her on goal of winning a medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games.

She had finished fifth when the sport made its Paralympic debut at Rio 2016, before going on to win back-to-back world titles in 2018 and 2019.

In the lead up to Tokyo 2020, TIME magazine featured Susana on the cover and just weeks later she powered to the Paralympic gold she had dreamed of.

Career highlights:
- Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Champion
- 2018 & 2019 ITU PTVI World Champion
- 2019 PTVI Aquathlon World Champion
- 2019 PTVI European Champion

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