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SORIANO Francisco Angel
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Spain   
GenderMen
Age71
Place of BirthLangreo, ESP
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
After his accident in 1975, he tried several sports as part of his rehabilitation plan to recover muscle strength and mobility as fast as possible. He tried swimming and basketball first, before coming to shooting.
General Interest
Nicknames
Kike (ctolucentum.com. 25 Sep 2010)
Impairment
In 1975 while doing maintenance work on an elevator he fell seven floors, resulting in paraplegia. (ibertalleres.com, 02 Jun 2011)
Other information
PARALYMPIC VETERAN
The 2012 Paralympic Games in London was his seventh Paralympic appearance, with the 1988 Games in Seoul being his first. (ine.es, 09 Aug 2008, dxtadaptado.com, 12 Apr 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 1996 Free Pistol .22 SH1  
3 2000 Free Pistol SH1  
26 2004 Air Pistol SH1 549
24 2004 Free Pistol SH1 495
18 2004 Sport Pistol SH1 539
29 2008 Air Pistol SH1 548
19 2008 Free Pistol SH1 512
  2008 Sport Pistol SH1  DNS
20 2012 MP1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 554
11 2012 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 554
15 2012 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 519
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
26 2006 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1  
7 2006 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 337
23 2006 MP1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1  
19 2010 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1  
9 2010 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1  
4 2010 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1 344
16 2010 MP1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
29 2013 P3 - 25m Pistol SH1 521
5 2013 P4 - 50m Pistol SH1 118.1
  2013 P5 - 10m Air Pistol Standard SH1  DNS
32 2013 P1 - 10m Air Pistol SH1 539