Dionibel Rodríguez Rodríguez

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Dionibel Rodríguez Rodríguez
Dionibel-Rodríguez-Rodríguez.jpg
Personal information
Birth nameDionibel Rodríguez Rodríguez
NationalitySpanish
Born (1991-04-04) April 4, 1991 (age 27)
Sport
Country Spain
SportTrack and field (T20)

Dionibel Rodríguez Rodríguez (born April 4, 1991) is an athlete from Spain. He has an intellectual disability: he is a T20 type athlete. He gets help to play track and field from the Carmen Pardo Valcarce Foundation. He competed at the INAS World Games, INAS World Athletics Championships and the INAS World Indoor Athletics Championships.

Personal[change | change source]

Rodríguez was born on April 4, 1991.[1] He is from Madrid.[2][3] Other sports he has played include football and basketball.[4] He has received training in being an electrician.[5]

Athletics[change | change source]

Rodríguez is a T20 athlete from Spain[1] and competes for the Madrid sports federation in competitions against people from other parts of Spain.[6] He is a member of AD Maratón de Madrid.[4] He also belongs to the Madrid Federation of Intellectual Disability Sports, and Club Sports Medicine Infant Jesus of Carmen Pardo-Valcarce Foundation.[5] Since 2004, when he was 13 years old, he has been helped by the Carmen Pardo Valcarce Foundation. This help makes it so he can compete in athletics.[4][5] It means he can use the same tools to practice as Rafael Nadal, a Spanish tennis player.[5]

In 2006, when he a 15 year old, Rodríguez was one of the most successful athletes at the Madrid Regional Outdoor Athletics Championship.[5] He competed in the 2007 World Games in Shanghai, China.[3] He competed at the 2008 INAS World Indoor Athletics Championships in Tallinn, Estonia, and he finished second in the 200 meters and third in 4x400 meter relay.[7]

Rodríguez competed in 2010 INAS European Athletics Championship, and won two gold medals: one in the 200 meters and one in the 400 meters.[6] He competed in the 2011 INAS World Games, and won two silver medals in the 400 meters and the 4x100 meter relay.[8][9][10][11] In 2012, he competed at the INAS World Indoor Athletics Championship, and finished first in the 200 meters, third in the 4x400m relay event and finished fourth in the long jump.[12] He competed in the 2013 INAS World Athletics Championships in the Czech Republic. He finished first in the 200 meters and first in the 400 meters.[2][13][14]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Biography & Results — RODRIGUEZ RODRIGUEZ Dionibel" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Ipcat.msl.es. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Dionibel Rodríguez se cuelga dos oros; Expósito, otro" (in (Spanish)). Spain: MARCA.com. June 18, 2013. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Madridiario, primer diario digital de la C. De Madrid (July 25, 2007). "Madridiario, primer diario digital de la Comunidad de Madrid — Nueve deportistas madrileńos participarán en los 'Special Olympics' de Shangai" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Madridiario. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Dionibel Rodríguez, primer atleta con discapacidad que participa prueba Sub23. ATLETISMO CTO.ESPAÑA PROMESA" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Terra.es. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 "La 'burbuja de aire puro' de la Fundación Rafa Nadal ahora en la Fundación Carmen Pardo-Valcarce — Special Olympics" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Esto es DxT. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "España regresa con 4 oros, una plata y un bronce del Europeo de Atletismo INAS-FID de Croacia" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Esto es DxT. July 14, 2010. Retrieved July 2, 2013.
  7. "España finaliza cuarta en el Mundial de Atletismo para Discapacitados Intelectuales" (in (Spanish)). Spain: el mundo. March 19, 2008. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  8. "Solidaridad Digital — España consigue seis medallas en los Global Games para personas con discapacidad intelectual" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Solidaridaddigital.es. October 4, 2011. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  9. (Murcia) ATLETISMO (September 26, 2011). "El aguileño Expósito disputa los Global Games en Italia" (in (Spanish)). Spain: ABC. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  10. "Doce deportistas españoles compiten en los Global Games para personas con discapacidad intelectual" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Esto es DxT. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  11. "España logra seis medallas en Juegos para personas con discapacidad. POLIDEPORTIVO JUEGOS GLOBAL" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Terra.es. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  12. "La selección española regresa con una plata y un bronce del Campeonato del Mundo de Atletismo en pista cubierta (INAS)" (in (Spanish)). Spain: Esto es DxT. March 22, 2012. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  13. "Dionibel Rodríguez se cuelga dos oros en el Mundial para discapacitados intelectuales" (in (Spanish)). Spain: lainformacion.com. June 17, 2013. Retrieved July 3, 2013.
  14. "Dionibel Rodríguez se cuelga dos oros en el Mundial para discapacitados intelectuales" (in (Spanish)). Europapress.es. June 17, 2013. Retrieved July 3, 2013.