Santiago Pesquera Blanco

Santiago Pesquera Blanco (born April 21, 1973 in La Rioja) is a boccia player from Spain. He has a physical disability: He has cerebral palsy and is a BC3 type athlete. He had cerebral palsy when he was born. His job is working with computers. He started playing sport when he was 17 years old. He also plays wheelchair track and field.[1]

Santiago Pesquera Blanco
Personal information
NationalitySpanish
Sport
Country Spain
SportBoccia
Medal record
Boccia
Representing  Spain
Paralympic Games

He competed at the 1996 Summer Paralympics in boccia. He competed at the 2000 Summer Paralympics. He finished second in the BC3 two person event. He competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics. He finished second in the BC3 two person event. He finished second in the BC3 one person event. He competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics. He finished first in the BC3 one person event.[1]

In April 2008, he was one of four Navarre sportspeople on the short list to attend the Beijing Paralympics.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Espíritu de superación — NAVARRA DEPORTE — Diario de Navarra" (in Spanish). Spain: Diariodenavarra.es. Retrieved 26 December 2013.