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Virginia Hernandez

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S2, SB1, SM2

Further personal information

Family
Daughters Arleet and Alejandra
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 20 in Mexico City, Mexico.
Why this sport?
She enjoys feeling fit and representing Mexico at international events.

General interest

Nicknames
Vicky (sinembargo.mx, 28 May 2013)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She was diagnosed with the illness at age two. (sinembargo.mx, 28 May 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 7
Women's 50 m Breaststroke SB2 Final Round 5
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 6
Women's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 6
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 9999
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Final Round 7
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 5
IPC Swimming World Championships Mar del Plata 2002 (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x50 m Medley 20 pts Final Round 4
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Final Round 4
Women's 150 m Individual Medley SM2 Final Round 1
Women's 50 m Breaststroke SB1 Heats (SB1-3) 1
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 4
Women's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 4
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Breaststroke SB1 Final Round 9999
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 6
Women's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S2 Heats (S1/2) 4
Women's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 1 4
IPC Swimming World Championships Christchurch 1998 (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Butterfly S2 Final Round 9999
Women's 200 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 1
Women's 50 m Breaststroke SB1 Final Round 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 4
Women's 150 m Individual Medley SM2 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 3
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle Open Final Round 5
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 9999
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Breaststroke SB3 Heats 13
Women's 50 m Backstroke S3 Final Round 8
Women's 100 m Freestyle S3 Final Round 6
Women's 50 m Freestyle S3 Final Round 7
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x50 m Freestyle 20 pts Final Round 7
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Final Round 4
Women's 50 m Backstroke S2 Heat 2 2
Women's 100 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 3
Women's 50 m Freestyle S2 Final Round 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S2 Heat 1 2