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Asier García

"For the past 18 years, wheelchair basketball has been a way of life for me. Always evolving to be the very best I can be, I make sacrifices every day in order to play at the highest level."

Hooked from day one

Hooked from day one

When I was 19 years old, I met a player from the Bilbao team and he invited me to try it out. I got hooked from day one and I still am. I've always liked all sports and practiced many of them, but as soon as I got to know about wheelchair basketball, I knew that this was the sport for me. It's a very fast and spectacular sport with lots of contact. Plus I've always preferred team to individual sports.

Basketball has been my way of life for 18 years. I dedicate most of my time to sports and thanks to them, I met who is my wife now. My day to day revolves around sport, and I hope it remains that way for many years.

After many interventions

After many interventions

In 1994, I had a train accident, so I had several sequelae in the lower extremities. After many interventions and spending two years in a wheelchair and doing rehabilitation, I managed to walk again. Nowadays, except for long distances or trips, I do not use a wheelchair every day.

Asier García's Road To Glory

2019

Men’s European Championships - Walbrzych, Poland

Silver medal

2016

Paralympic Games (Rio)

Silver Medal

2015

European Championships (Worcester)

5th Place

2014

World Championships (Incheon City)

4th Place

2013

European Championships (Frankfurt)

Bronze Medal

2012

Paralympic Games (London)

5th Place

2011

European Championships (Nazareth)

Bronze Medal

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