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Tania Lorena Jimenez Manzanarez

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Family
Son Irving
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics in 2010.

General interest

Injuries
She took a break from training after the 2012 Paralympic Games in London due to a hip injury. (ensaladadeportivabaja.com, 08 Oct 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never surrender and keep on fighting for your dreams." (oem.com.mx, 25 Jul 2012)
Awards and honours
She received the keys to the city of Mexicali, Mexico, in recognition of her performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (ensaladadeportivabaja.com, 08 Oct 2012)

She was a flag bearer for Mexico at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (afntijuana.info, 24 Jul 2012)
Impairment
She was left blind after being shot in 2005 when she and her boyfriend were attacked by two men. One of the attackers, Raul Roberto Camarillo Lopez, was sentenced to 15 years and 11 months in jail. The other, Francisco Javier Rodriguez Vallejo, was not captured until January 2012. (lacronica.com, 15 Oct 2012)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has served as president of the Baja California Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired. (mexicalisport.com, 20 Dec 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 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Heat 3 2012-09-04 2
Women's Shot Put F11/12 Final Round 2012-09-05 4
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T11 Semifinal 1 2013-07-22 8
Women's Shot Put F11 Final 1 2013-07-24 4
Women's 200 m T11 Semifinal 2 2013-07-26 7