Francisco Cubelos (ESP)

Francisco Cubelos (ESP)

ESSpain
Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
08 October 1992
Height
170 cm
Weight
71 kg
Residence
Talavera de la Reina, ESP
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Spanish
Higher education
Business Management - Catholic University of Murcia: Spain

Biography

General Interest

Nicknames
Paco (Twitter profile, 11 Jun 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Canoeing is my life." (latribunadetalavera.es, 24 May 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2011 he was presented with the Golden Medal of Sport Merit by the Castilla La Mancha regional government in Spain. (encastillalamancha.es, 22 Mar 2012)
Famous relatives
His brothers Hector and Rodrigo have competed in canoe sprint at international level. His uncle Jose Angle has served as president of Talavera Talak canoe club in Spain. (pacocubelos.com, 13 Oct 2014; latribunadetoledo.es, 16 Sep 2014)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the Olympic Games. (pacocubelos.com, 13 Oct 2014)

International Debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Spain

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began paddling at age eight with one of his brothers.
Why this sport?
His uncle encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Talavera Talak: Spain
Name of coach
Luis Brasero [national], ESP

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
Olympic GamesK1 1000mEngland, London8 August 20122012Men3:32.5217Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men3:31.68311Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Men3:28.9228Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mGermany, Duisburg31 August 20132013Men3:45.7824Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 1000mHungary, Szeged19 August 20112011Men3:46.75512Best result
World ChampionshipsK2 500mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men1:34.80322Best result
European ChampionshipsK4 500mRussia, Moscow25 June 20162016Men1:21.2283Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK4 1000mRussia, Moscow26 June 20162016Men2:53.9605Latest resultBest result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Men3:40.0568Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mPortugal, Montemor-o-Velho15 June 20132013Men3:31.8206Best result
European ChampionshipsK1 1000mCroatia, Zagreb23 June 20122012Men3:29.4223Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak10 August 20142014Men19Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak1 September 20132013Men17Best result
World CupIndividual Kayak3 June 20122012Men23Best result