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Yeni Aide Hernandez Mendieta

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Classification
F44

Further personal information

Residence
Tlaxcala, MEX
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Design - University of Tlaxcala: Mexico

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in 2005.
Why this sport?
She initially tried discus and shot put but did not enjoy them, so she switched to javelin.
Club / Team
Tlaxcala Sports Institute: Mexico
Name of coach
Martin Diaz, Vinicio Tonix

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, singing, astronomy. (lajornadadeoriente.com.mx, 06 Sep 2012)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (lajornadadeoriente.com.mx, 06 Sep 2012)
Hero / Idol
Mexican Paralympic athlete Jenny Reyes Velasco. (lajornadadeoriente.com.mx, 06 Sep 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"With effort and dedication you can achieve big things, no matter how many obstacles are in your way. Every long journey starts with a small step." (sndigital.mx, 17 Jul 2012)
Impairment
She has a degenerative condition that affects her hip. (lajornadadeoriente.com.mx, 06 Sep 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F57/58 Final Round 2012-09-06 12
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F57/58 Final 1 2013-07-24 8