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LLAVADOR Carlos

foil
Rank27
Pts70.00
Age27
HandL

Personal Information

Residence Rome, ITA

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Spanish

Higher education Physical Education - National Institute of Physical Education [INEF]: Madrid, ESP

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Championship--11
Wuxi (CHINA), 2018-07-21
Zone Championships--11
Montreux (SWITZERLAND), 2015-06-05
3--3
Terrassa (Barcelona) (SPAIN), 2017-02-04
Barcelone (SPAIN), 2018-02-24
Barcelone (SPAIN), 2018-10-27

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in 2000 in Madrid, Spain.

Why this sport? He was fascinated by the sport after trying it during a physical education class. He chose foil due to the class schedule. "I liked it from the first day. I loved the fact of facing another person with a weapon, having to defend and touch him without being touched."

Club / Team Sala de Armas de Madrid: Spain

Name of coach Fabio Galli [personal], ITA

Training Regime In 2016 he began training at Club Frascati in Italy to prepare for the 2020 Olympic Games.

Handedness Left

General Interest

Memorable sporting achievement Winning bronze in individual foil at the 2015 European Championships in Montreux, Switzerland. (abc.es, 15 Aug 2018; avancedeportivo.es, 11 Jun 2017)

Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs He arrives at the competition venue about two hours before his match and prepares his equipment. (Real Federacion Espanola de Esgrima YouTube channel, 22 Apr 2019)

Sporting philosophy / motto "Strength, explosiveness, passion, character, and consistency are characteristics that are needed to achieve success in fencing." (carlosllavadoresgrima.es, 19 May 2019)

Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, and to set up his own fencing club. (abc.es, 15 Aug 2018)

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