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AVILES HERNANDEZ Jessica Sarai
Sport Para swimming
NPC Mexico   
GenderWomen
Age25
Place of BirthMexico City, MEX
Height1.56 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7
Further Personal Information
Higher education
Nutrition - Universidad del Valle de Mexico: Mexico City, MEX
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age six.
Why this sport?
She began swimming as part of her physical therapy.
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A positive attitude means you can achieve your objectives." (laureate-comunicacion.com, 10 Jul 2014)
Awards and honours
She received an acknowledgement from the Valley of Mexico University in recognition of her performance at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (pitlane.mx, 18 Aug 2015)
Impairment
She was born with myelomeningocele, a type of spina bifida that impedes the movement of her legs. (laureate-comunicacion.com, 10 Jul 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2012 100m Backstroke S7 1:37.28
Heats 2012 200m Individual Medley SM7 3:51.37
Heats 2012 100m Freestyle S7 1:23.87
Heats 2012 50m Freestyle S7 39.45
Heats 2012 400m Freestyle S7 6:05.13