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ORTEGA Cristina
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Spain   
GenderWomen
Age33
Place of BirthMadrid, ESP
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Logroņo, ESP
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
Her father, who was also a shooter, introduced her to the sport following her stroke.
Name of coach
Miguel Angel Virumbrales [national]
General Interest
Awards and honours
She was named Para Athlete of the Year for 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2016 at the La Rioja Sports Gala in Logrono, Spain. She also received special mentions in 2011, 2015 and 2018. (correrenlarioja.com, 12 Mar 2019; quel.org, 21 Mar 2017; larioja.org, 01 Mar 2016, 25 Feb 2015, 2010; europapress.es, 20 Feb 2014; lavanguardia.com, 16 Feb 2012)
Famous relatives
Her father Pedro has represented Spain in shooting. (Facebook profile, 23 May 2011)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Tu Puedes TV YouTube channel, 13 Dec 2021)
Impairment
She has paralysis as the result of a stroke at age 15. The stroke affected the mobility of her legs and right arm, and her speech. (Tu Puedes TV YouTube channel, 13 Dec 2021; dxtadaptado.com, 15 Apr 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
15 2018 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 547
World Cup (Osijek)
Rank Year Event Result
33 2015 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 533
19 2015 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 357
39 2015 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 503.0
30 2018 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 520
16 2018 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 524
24 2019 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 521
17 2019 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 510
17 2019 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 524
  2021 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1  DSQ
14 2021 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 543
27 2021 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 483
28 2022 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 504
21 2022 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 507
17 2022 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 542
24 2022 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 500
11 2022 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 530
13 2022 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 496
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
33 2013 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 502
21 2013 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 500
10 2013 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 355
8 2018 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 107.3
World Ranking (2018/07/01)
Rank Year Event Result
25 2018 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1  
25 2018 P2 - 10m Air Pistol SH1