Juan José Méndez Fernández

Juan Jose Mendez Fernandez (born March 27, 1964 in Barcelona) is a cyclist from Spain.

Juan José Méndez Fernández
Personal information
NationalitySpanish
BornMarch 27, 1964 (age 55)
Sport
Country Spain
SportCycling
Disability classC1
Achievements and titles
Paralympic finals2004 Athens
2008 Beijing
2012 London

Personal

Méndez was born on 27 March 1964 in Barcelona,[1] and is from the Catalan region of Spain.[2] He is missing part of his left arm and leg.[1]

Cycling

Méndez is a C1/LC4 classified cyclist.[3][4]

Méndez competed at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in cycling. He was the number three cyclists to finish in the Road Trial LC4 race.[1][4] At the 2005 European Road Cycling Championship, he won a pair of silver medals and a bronze medal.[1] At the 2006 Cycling World Road Championships, he won a bronze medal.[1] At the 2007 World Track Cycling Championships, he earned a bronze medal.[1] He competed at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in cycling. He was the number two cyclists to finish in the Road Trial LC4 race. He was the number three cyclists to finish in the Individual Pursuit track LC4 race.[1][4]

Méndez competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics[2][4][5] in cycling in the Men's Individual C1-2-3 1 km Cycling Time Trial.[6][7] From the Catalan region of Spain, he was a recipient of a 2012 Plan ADO scholarship.[2] At a two-day para-cycling event in Geneva, Switzerland in December 2013, he finished second in one of the event's races.[8]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Deportes | Juegos Olímpicos | Estrellas" (in Spanish). Spain: elmundo.es. 2008. Retrieved 27 December 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "Observatori Català de l'Esport OCE INEFC" (in Spanish). Observatoridelesport.cat. Archived from the original on December 3, 2013. Retrieved November 22, 2013.
  3. ^ "Juegos Paralímpicos Londres 2012" (in Spanish). MARCA. Retrieved 2013-11-24.
  4. ^ a b c d "Biografías" (in Spanish). Spain: Comité Paralímpico Español. 2012. Retrieved June 9, 2013.
  5. ^ "Primer oro y tres bronces mĂĄs para EspaĂąa, debuta la tinerfeĂąa Michelle Alonso" (in Spanish). Spain: Diario de Avisos. Retrieved December 24, 2013.
  6. ^ Joanna Ruck and Steven Bloor. "Paralympics 2012: Wednesday 29 August — live picture blog | Sport". theguardian.com. Retrieved 2013-11-22.
  7. ^ "Frecuencia Digital Debutan el Atletismo y La Roja de Fútbol 5 en los Parlímpicos" (in Spanish). Frecuenciadigital.es. Archived from the original on 2013-12-03. Retrieved 2013-11-23.
  8. ^ "Paraciclismo, Macchi vince in Svizzera" (in Italian). Corrieredellosport.it. Retrieved 27 December 2013.

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