America Georgina Ramirez Rodriguez

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F35

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
She began practising sports at age 11 as part of her rehabilitation. Later, coach Rogelio Perez encouraged her to try throwing events.
Club / Team
Guanajuato State: Mexico

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"I know that if I fall I will rise up again and keep on training, because no one can stop me." (pitlane.mx, 06 Jun 2014)
Impairment
She was born prematurely, weighing only 650 grams. At age three months, while she was still in an incubator, she had three respiratory failures that caused brain damage. She also required a total of 26 operations on her hip and to extend tendons during her childhood. (pitlane.mx, 06 Jun 2014)