María de los Ángeles Ortíz

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María de los Ángeles Ortíz
Medal record
Track and field (F57/58)
Competitor for  Mexico
Paralympic Games
Silver 2008 Beijing Shot Putt - F57/58

María de los Ángeles Ortíz Hernández (Comalcalco, 18 February 1973[1]) is a paralympian athlete from Mexico competing mainly in category F57/58 shot putt events.[2]

She competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There, she won a silver medal in the women's shot putt F57/F58 event. Three years later she won the gold medal and world record in the same event at the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships held in Christchurch, New Zealand. In 2011 won the gold medal and new world record en Parapanamericans Games in Guadalajara México, and silver medal in discus trhow, she want will wont gold medal in Londres 2012 and new world record.

She is daughter of Víctor Ángel Ortiz Tenorio, a baseball player.

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  1. ^ "María de los Ángeles Ortiz Hernández, nació el 18 de febrero de 1973 en Comalcalco Tabasco, y desde los 16 años se vino a vivir a Veracruz, por lo que se siente “tabasveracruzana “."
  2. ^ MARÍA DE LOS ÁNGELES ORTIZ, LA GUERRERA: “QUIERO UNA VEJEZ TRANQUILA, SI EL CÁNCER NO ME GANA” 10 Aug 2011 "La campeona mundial paraolímpica, María de los Ángeles Ortíz Hernández, tiene récord mundial en lanzamiento de bala de 11.21 metros, y en disco con 30.08 metros. Espera dos ciclos olímpicos más para su retiro en el 2016 en Rio de Janeiro."

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