Alejandro Sánchez Palomero

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  • Year of birth: 1986
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Given NameAlejandro
Family NameSánchez Palomero
Year of Birth1986
Place of BirthSalamanca
Race Starts56
Race Wins13
Race Podiums38
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After the bronze medal at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, Alejandro established himself as one of the few athletes to win 2 Paralympic medals in 2 different sports disciplines.

His career as a Paralympic swimmer began in 2006. His greatest success came in Beijing 2008, where he won the bronze medal in the 100-meter breaststroke, sb8. After the second Paralympic Games, London 2012, he thought about withdrawing from him.

Alejandro started his ITU racing career in 2014 by securing a silver medal at the London ITU World Paratriathlon Event. Since then, he has gone on to a number wins and podium finishes.

Recent Highlights

- 3 times second in World Championships in 2015, 2016 and 2018
- 3rd in 2019 World Championship
- 2 times second in European Championships in 2015 and 2016
- Multiple medals in World Series and World Cups since 2014

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