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LORCA REQUENA Meritxell
Sport Para alpine skiing, Para athletics
NPC Spain   
GenderWomen
Age25
Place of BirthEspluga de Francolí, ESP
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Antonio Corrales
Further Personal Information
Residence
Espluga de Francolí, ESP
Occupation
Athlete, Motivational Speaker
Languages
Catalan, Spanish
Higher education
Management - INS Marti l'Huma: Tarragona, ESP
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
Her father signed her up in a gym.
Club / Team
Facvac Valls: Spain
General Interest
Hobbies
Zumba. (ted.com, 02 Sep 2017)
Famous relatives
She competed in Para alpine skiing at international competition in 2012 in Landgraaf, Netherlands. (paralympic.org, 18 Nov 2012)
Impairment
She lost her vision at age 15 due to Stargardt disease, a type of macular degeneration. (TEDx Talks' YouTube channel, 17 Oct 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
7 2016 100m T11 15.89
7 2016 Long Jump T11 3.29