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GOMEZ BATTELLI Marta Maria
Sport Swimming
NPC Spain   
GenderWomen
Born22 Dec 1990 in Seville, ESP
Height1.63 m
Weight 53 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Visual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital - Genetic
Classification
S13, SB13, SM13
Further Personal Information
Residence
Madrid, ESP
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Spanish
Higher education
Social Work Studies - Universidad Complutense de Madrid: Spain
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2003.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport as a hobby.
Club / Team
CN Sevilla: Spain
Name of coach
Inaki Urra, ESP, from 2011; Jose Luis Vaquero [national], ESP
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Spain
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Iceland
General Interest
Nicknames
Martita (Athlete, 21 Aug 2012)
Hobbies
Shopping, dancing, spending time with friends. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Coming out of the tunnel the first day of competition at the 2012 Paralympic Games. (mobelsport.es, 01 Apr 2013)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2012)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 21 Aug 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you can dream it, you can do it." (Athlete, 21 Aug 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (elcorreoweb.es, 26 Aug 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 100m Freestyle S13 1:08.81
Heats 2012 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:46.90
Heats 2012 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:27.89
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2010 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:53.19
6 2010 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:30.40
5 2010 400m Freestyle S13 5:09.44
6 2013 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:47.14
5 2013 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:28.35
2 2013 400m Freestyle S13 4:58.61
Heats 2013 100m Freestyle S13 1:08.42
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Event Result
3 2009 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:26.62
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 100m Breaststroke SB13 1:26.44
4 2014 200m Individual Medley SM13 2:44.64
5 2014 50m Freestyle S13 30.31
4 2014 100m Freestyle S13 1:05.75
2 2014 400m Freestyle S13 4:53.47