AS Carlos Tejada, high competition swimming rewarded with 200 medals


Carlos Tejada, a swimmer who has an intellectual disability with a degree of 65%, is considered to be one of the best sportsmen from the province of Almería. There are no boundaries for him, just hard work. He began to swim when he was 8 years old and started to compete at 12. Throughout all this time, he has won over 200 trophies, some of which are gold medals that he won in international adapted swimming competitions. He is champion of Spain in 1,500 metres freestyle and has participated in 54 championships of Spain. His friendliness, enthusiasm and capacity to overcome himself, have enabled him to gain recognition both in the social and sports spheres.

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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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