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Yazmith Bataz

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Family
Son Lenin Arnoldo Galvan
Residence
Mexico
Languages
English, French, Spanish
Higher education
Management - Technology Institute of La Paz: Mexico

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up para-athletics in 1997.
Why this sport?
She likes the speed and competence aspect of athletics.
Club / Team
Baja California Sur: Mexico

International debut

Year
1999
Competing for
Mexico

General interest

Nicknames
Yaz, La Flaca (Athens, 2004)
Injuries
In 2010 she injured her shoulder and required surgery. The injury put her out of action for almost a year. (bajacitizen.com, 19 Apr 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Impossible is only an opinion, it's not a statement but a challenge. Impossible is temporary." (Athlete, 02 Nov 2011)
Awards and honours
In 2014 she received the Medal of Merit for People with Impairments from the congress of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. (octavodia.mx, 10 Dec 2014)
Impairment
She has paraplegia. (Athlete, 02 Nov 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T54 Heat 2 5
Women's 400 m T54 Heat 2 6
Women's 200 m T54 Heat 1 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x100 m T53/54 Final Round 9999
Women's 400 m T54 Heat 2 6
Women's 200 m T54 Final Round 7
Women's 200 m T54 Heat 1 1
Women's 100 m T54 Heat 2 6
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T54 Heat 2 5
Women's 200 m T54 Heat 1 6
Women's 100 m T54 Final Round 7
Women's 100 m T54 Heat 2 3
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T54 Heat 2 2012-09-03 7
Women's 800 m T54 Heat 3 2012-09-04 5
Women's 100 m T54 Heat 2 2012-09-08 4
Women's 100 m T54 Final Round 2012-09-08 7