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BATAZ Yazmith
Sport Para athletics
NPC Mexico   
GenderWomen
Age46
Place of BirthLa Paz, MEX
Height1.56 m
Weight 43 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Marital status
* unknown *
Family
Son Lenin Arnoldo Galvan
Residence
Mexico
Languages
English, French, Spanish
Higher education
Management - Technology Institute of La Paz: Mexico
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up para-athletics in 1997.
Why this sport?
She likes the speed and competence aspect of athletics.
Club / Team
Baja California Sur: Mexico
Senior International Debut
Year
1999
Competing for
Mexico
General Interest
Nicknames
Yaz, La Flaca (Athens, 2004)
Injuries
In 2010 she injured her shoulder and required surgery. The injury put her out of action for almost a year. (bajacitizen.com, 19 Apr 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Impossible is only an opinion, it's not a statement but a challenge. Impossible is temporary." (Athlete, 02 Nov 2011)
Awards and honours
In 2014 she received the Medal of Merit for People with Impairments from the congress of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. (octavodia.mx, 10 Dec 2014)
Impairment
She has paraplegia. (Athlete, 02 Nov 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2004 100m T54 18.78 
13 2004 200m T54 33.77 
13 2004 400m T54 1:02.02 
10 2008 100m T54 18.15
11 2008 400m T54 1:00.29
7 2008 200m T54 31.05
  2008 4 x 100m Relay T53-54  DSQ
Round 1 2012 400m T54 1:04.81
Round 1 2012 800m T54 2:06.97
7 2012 100m T54 17.93
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2006 100m T54 18.99
12 2006 200m T54 33.66
13 2006 400m T54 1:06.54