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Maria Del Socorro Lira Partida

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
San Luis Potosí, MEX
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She got involved in a number of sports, including basketball, table tennis and powerlifting, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
Why this sport?
"This sport is challenging in every training session. It pushes you to demonstrate how strong you are."
Club / Team
San Luis Potosi State: Mexico

General interest

Nicknames
Coco (Facebook profile, 14 Jan 2019)
Hobbies
Going to the cinema, walking in the park. (Facebook profile, 14 Jan 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Injuries
Injury affected her preparations for the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (noticiasnet.mx, 14 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2022 she was named Woman of the Year in Sports at the San Luis Potosi State Woman of the Year awards in Mexico. (sanluis.eluniversal.com.mx, 09 Mar 2022)

She received the 2021 San Luis Potosi State Sports Award in the Para athlete category. (labrecha.me, 21 Oct 2021)
Ambitions
To win a Paralympic medal. (laorquesta.mx, 08 Mar 2022)
Impairment
She has spina bifida. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Over 86.00kg Final 2017-12-08 6