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Jessica Sarai Aviles Hernandez



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
S7, SB6, SM7

Further personal information

Higher education
Nutrition - Universidad del Valle de Mexico: Mexico City, MEX

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age six.
Why this sport?
She began swimming as part of her physical therapy.

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"A positive attitude means you can achieve your objectives." (, 10 Jul 2014)
Awards and honours
She received an acknowledgement from the Valley of Mexico University in recognition of her performance at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (, 18 Aug 2015)
She was born with myelomeningocele, a type of spina bifida that impedes the movement of her legs. (, 10 Jul 2014)


Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 2 2012-08-30 6
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Heat 2 2012-09-02 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heat 1 2012-09-03 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2012-09-04 8
Women's 400 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2012-09-06 6