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Spain at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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IPC code  ESP
Competitors  142 in 15 sports
Spain at the 2012 Summer Paralympics
NPC  Spanish Paralympic Committee
Website  www.paralimpicos.es (Spanish)
Flag bearer  Teresa Perales (swimming)
Medals Ranked 17th  Gold Silver Bronze Total 8 18 16 42

Spain competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom, from 29 August to 9 September 2012.


The team

Spain sent 142 competitors to London, 23% of which were women. The whole team was composed of 224 people, with 127 sportspeople and 15 guides, and 82 support staff. They competed in 15 different sports. 74% of Spain's competitors had connections to a high performance sport center in Spain.


The Spanish Paralympic Committee had €600,000 to allocate to Spanish Paralympic medalists. For sportspeople eligible for only one medal, they were eligible for €15,000 for a gold, €7,500 for a silver and €4,500 for a bronze. For sportspeople eligible for more than one medal, golds were €10,000, silvers were worth €5,000 and bronze medals were worth €3,000. In team sports, gold medals were worth €5,000, silver medals were worth €2,500 and bronze medals were worth €1,500.


Spain sent 24 track and field competitors to London. Joan Munar Martínez was the youngest member of the team at 16 years of age.

Football 5-a-side

Spain qualified for the 5-a-side tournament.

The following is the Spain squad in the football 5-a-side tournament of the 2012 Summer Paralympics. ‹See Tfd›

Group play
Bronze medal match


Spain sent only one rower to London, Juan Pablo Barcia.

Men's tournament

The Spanish men's wheelchair basketball team were in Group A with the United States, Australia, South Africa, Italy and Turkey.

Group stage
5th–8th place semi-final
5th/6th place match

Track and field

Competitors in track and field for Spain include Elena Congost Mohedano, José Martínez Morote and Antonio Andujar Arroyo.


Spain at the 2012 Summer Paralympics Wikipedia

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