Raquel Payá and the adapted sports MS win 12 medals in Benidorm

January 23 from 2020 - 10: 13

On January 22, athletes from the Raquel Payá Regional College and the Municipal Sports School of Adapted Sports of the City of Dénia participated in the Provincial Championship of Adapted Sport, which was held at the facilities of the Palau d'Esports Illa in Benidorm, organized by the Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Generalitat Valenciana.

More than 40 athletes participated in the following sports modalities: Valencian pilot, Boccia (in its categories BC1, BC2 and BC3), basketball, bowling and swimming (25-50ml), all mixed except for swimming in which there are categories male and female

This year 12 medals have been won:


  • 1 gold Team B
  • 1 bronze Team A

Bc3 mode

  • 1 gold Mar Dalmau Caselle
  • 1 silver Victor Zranchivi
  • 1 bronze Pascual Cervantes

Bc1 mode

  • 1 gold Jorge Femenia Gamero
  • 1 silver Hector Bertomeu
  • 1 bronze Dario Vicens

Pilota Valenciana

  • 1 silver The couple formed by Joan Giner and Francisco Pérez Castelló


  • 1 bronze Lucia Pons

50 meters

  • 1 gold Aroa Paya

25 meters

  • 1 gold Aroa Paya

Highlight the performance of two athletes: Jorge Femenía Gamero, who with these championships gets his eighth consecutive medal in Boccia BC1 (Gold 2013, Bronze 2014, Silver 2015, Silver 2016, Gold 2017, Silver 2018, Gold 2019 and Gold 2020), already Aroa Paya, who from 2014 to 2020 has won eight golds and one silver in swimming.

The Municipal School of Adapted Sports of the City of Dénia allows more than 80 people to enjoy sports regardless of their abilities, age or sex. In fact, one of the main features is its character fully open to all functional diversity profiles.

The activities take place every afternoon at the IES Maria Ibars de Dénia facilities, and morning and afternoon swimming at the Aqualia Pool.

Thanks to the joint work with the Raquel Payá School, this 2019-20 school year all the students of the school participate in the activities offered by the School as another extracurricular activity.

The Somos Capaces project, Promis prize

La Condemned to Curb Association It is in charge of managing the school through the "We are Capable" project, thanks to the City Council of Dénia, the Ministry of Culture, Research, Education and Sport of the Generalitat Valenciana and various individuals.

"We are capable" has been recognized in 2018 with two national awards for its social impact and its clearly inclusive approach and in 2019 with the "Promis" award for promoting and facilitating access to adapted sports.

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