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Judit IGNACIO
Sport Swimming
NOC Spain   
GenderWomen
Born18 Mar 1994 in Barcelona, ESP
Height1.65 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Barcelona, ESP
Occupation
Athlete, Psychologist
Languages
Catalan, Spanish
Higher education
Psychology - Catholic University of Murcia [UCAM]: Spain
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age five.
Why this sport?
One of her cousins swam at the CN Sabadell club in Spain, and her parents encouraged her to join.
Club / Team
CN Sabadell: Spain
Name of coach
Alex Lopez [club], ESP
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Spanish swimmer Mireia Belmonte. (lavanguardia.com. 03 Apr 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Let it be." (Twitter profile, 24 Sep 2019)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In September 2020 she announced her retirement from competitive swimming. "Thanks to all the people who I have come across on this crazy path. Not in my wildest dreams could I have imagined all that has happened during my career." (mundodeportivo.com, 08 Sep 2020)

OCCUPATION
She completed a master's degree in psychology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona in Spain. In 2017 she began working as a psychologist at the Escola Santa Clara [Santa Clara School] in Sabadell, Spain. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Jan 2019)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
20 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 200m Butterfly 2:09.82
30 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 100m Butterfly 59.61 
15 2012 London, ENG 200m Butterfly 2:08.96
Heats 2012 London, ENG 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2012 London, ENG 100m Butterfly 59.42
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 200m Butterfly 2:09.93
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Butterfly 59.87
Heats 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
8 2013 Barcelona, ESP 200m Butterfly 2:08.40
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 100m Butterfly 59.18
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4:03.79
Heats 2011 Shanghai, CHN 100m Butterfly 59.52
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 200m Butterfly 2:10.48
Heat 2011 Shanghai, CHN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 200m Butterfly 2:08.02
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 100m Butterfly 59.09
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 50m Butterfly 27.57
Heats 2012 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:58.42
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
3 2016 London, ENG 200m Butterfly 2:07.52
7 2016 London, ENG 100m Butterfly 59.02
2 2014 Berlin, GER 200m Butterfly 2:06.66
Semifinal 2014 Berlin, GER 100m Butterfly 59.08
6 2014 Berlin, GER 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay 7:57.25
7 2014 Berlin, GER 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4:02.84
6 2012 Debrecen, HUN 200m Butterfly 2:09.14
Semifinal 2012 Debrecen, HUN 100m Butterfly 1:00.12
5 2012 Debrecen, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 4:06.78
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
12 2010 Eindhoven, NED 200m Butterfly 2:10.50
Heats 2010 Eindhoven, NED 100m Butterfly 59.81
15 2009 Istanbul, TUR 200m Butterfly 2:14.20
27 2009 Istanbul, TUR 100m Butterfly 59.84