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Ivonne Reyes Gomez

Athletics | Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish, English
Higher education
Design and Technology, Sport Studies - National Sports Trainers School: Mexico City, MEX

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 22 with DIF Nacional in Mexico City, Mexico.
Why this sport?
Her doctors advised her to take part in sport as part of her rehabilitation. "I took the decision not to self pity and seek to exploit the abilities that God gave me."

General interest

Nicknames
Ivona (Athlete, 19 Jun 2007)
Hero / Idol
Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci, US basketball player Michael Jordan, Mexican diver Fernando Platas, Mexican cyclist Belem Guerrero. (Athlete, 19 Jun 2007)
Other sports
She represented Mexico in handcycling at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Aug 2020)