Alejandro Sánchez Palomero

  • Spain
  • Born: 1986
Biography

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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Latest Athlete Results
3
2021 Europe Triathlon Championships Valencia
25 Sep, 2021 - PTS4 Men - 01:06:10
3
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
28 Aug, 2021 - PTS4 Men - 01:04:24
2
2021 World Triathlon Para Cup A Coruna
20 Jun, 2021 - PTS4 Men - 01:04:42
7
AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Para Series Leeds
05 Jun, 2021 - PTS4 Men - 01:08:08
1
2019 Banyoles ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
08 Sep, 2019 - PTS4 Men - 01:02:32
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Alejandro
Family Name Sánchez Palomero
Representing ESP
Para triathlon Class PTS4
Para triathlon Subclass
Year of Birth 1986
Place of Birth Salamanca
Alejandro's next event
05 Nov, 2021
2021 World Triathlon Para Championships Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates • Start List
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