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Rita Elena Osorio Cota

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Residence
Querétaro, MEX
Occupation
Athlete, Lecturer, Motivational Speaker
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Law - University of the West: Guasave, MEX

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2003 in Queretaro, Mexico.
Why this sport?
"I like to feel the strength and power, and I like everything that is attached to this sport."

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Mexico
Tournament
National Championships
Location
Jerez de la Frontera, ESP

General interest

Nicknames
Annie (Athlete, 02 Nov 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing in fifth place at the 2011 World Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Hero / Idol
US basketball player Michael Jordan. (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Insecurity is the reaction that kills your talent." (Facebook profile, 13 Dec 2015)

"Fight until the very end." (Athlete, 26 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F11 Final 2011-01-26 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F11/12 Final Round 2012-09-01 11
Women's Shot Put F11/12 Final Round 2012-09-05 10