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Esther Morales
Personal information
Nationality Spanish
Born (1985-08-09) 9 August 1985 (age 38)
Barcelona, Spain
Sport
Country  Spain
Sport Swimming (S10)
Medal record
Swimming
Representing  Spain
Paralympic Games
Bronze 2004 Athens 50m freestyle - S10
Bronze 2004 Athens 100m freestyle - S10
Bronze 2008 Beijing 100m backstroke - S10
IPC World Championships 25m
Gold 2009 Rio de Janeiro 50m freestyle - S10
Silver 2009 Rio de Janeiro 100m freestyle - S10
Bronze 2009 Rio de Janeiro 100m backstroke - S10
IPC European Championships
Gold 2009 Reykjavik 50 m freestyle S10
Gold 2009 Reykjavik 100 m freestyle S10
Gold 2009 Reykjavik 100 m backstroke S10
Bronze 2009 Reykjavik 4×100 m medley relay 34pts

Esther Morales Fernández (born 9 August 1985 in Barcelona) is an S10 swimmer from Spain.

Personal

She was born August 9, 1985, in Barcelona. In 2012, she lived in Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands.

Swimming

In 2007, she competed at the IDM German Open. At the 2009 IPC European Swimming Championship in Reykjavík, Iceland, Sarai Gascón Moreno, Ana Rubio, Morales and Julia Castelló won a bronze medal in the 4x100 meter medley relay. In 2010, she competed at the Tenerife International Open. Before the 2010 Adapted Swimming World Championship in the Netherlands, she went to a swimming camp with the national team that was part of the Paralympic High Performance Program (HARP Program). Eindhoven, Netherlands hosted the 2010 World Swimming Championships at which she competed. She qualified for the 50 meter freestyle finals, where she finished fifth. She also competed in the 100 meter backstroke event. She was one of four Spanish swimmers at the World Championships that were affiliated with CTEIB, an institute created by the Government of the Balearic Islands intended to provide an education to elite high-performance sportspeople. From the Catalan region of Spain, she was a recipient of a 2012 Plan ADO scholarship. In 2013, she competed in the Championship of Spain by Autonomous Open Paralympic Swimming where she represented the Balearic Islands.

Paralympics

Morales competed at the 2000 Summer Paralympics, where she did not medal. She competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics, where she won a pair of bronze medals in the 50 meter freestyle and the 100 meter backstroke. She competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics, where she won a bronze in the 100 meter backstroke. She competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics, where she did not medal. She, Sarai Gascón Moreno, Teresa Perales and Isabel Yingüa Hernández finished fourth in the 4x100 meter freestyle relay event. She competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in the 50 meter freestyle. Her first race was the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay.

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Esther Morales Fernández para niños

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