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Maria Paredes Albor

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Asociacion Mexiquense de Deporte sobre Silla de Ruedas: Mexico
Name of coach
Jesus Garcia [club], MEX

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Mexico
Location
Kitakyushu, JPN

General interest

Nicknames
Mary (Athlete, 17 Dec 2015)
Hobbies
Watching films, spending time with her family. (Athlete, 17 Dec 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in table tennis at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Athlete, 17 Dec 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 17 Dec 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 17 Dec 2015)
Awards and honours
She received the 2017 Hermila Galindo Medal. The honour is presented by the Mexico City Legislators Assembly to prominent women in the fields of human rights, culture, sport, science and research. (aldf.gob.mx, 13 Dec 2017, 30 Nov 2017)

In 2016 she was given the Sports Award in the Impaired Athlete of the Year category in Aguascalientes, Mexico. (palestraaguascalientes.com, 18 Oct 2016)
Other sports
She represented Mexico in table tennis at the Paralympic Games in 2008 and 2016. (SportsDeskOnline, 15 May 2019)