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RESENDIZ GARCIA Beatriz
Sport Para swimming
NPC Mexico   
GenderWomen
Age32
Place of BirthMorelia, MEX
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14
Further Personal Information
Family
Husband Angel Castro, children Mateo and Thiago
Residence
Morelia, MEX
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age seven.
Why this sport?
Her parents were advised to enrol her in swimming lessons as treatment for her impairment. She was later spotted by coach Juan Carlos Tellez, who encouraged her to start competing.
General Interest
Nicknames
Betty (mimorelia.com, 02 Mar 2016)
Awards and honours
She received the 2018 Youth Merit Medal in the sports category from the city government in Morelia, Mexico. (quadratin.com.mx, 24 May 2018)

In 2017 she received the Jose Tocaven Lavin medal for sports merit from Mexican newspaper 'La Voz de Michoacan'. (contramuro.com, 19 Jun 2017)

In 2015 she received the Sports Merit Medal of Michoacan state, as well as the Sports Award of the city of Morelia. (imcufide.org, 05 Dec 2017; cambiodemichoacan.com.mx, 30 Nov 2015; hoydia.com.mx, 17 Nov 2015)
Impairment
She has an intellectual impairment and a hearing impairment. (dxtadaptado.com, 25 Apr 2017)
Other information
RETIREMENT PLANS
She intends to retire from competition after the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (cambiodemichoacan.com.mx, 11 Jan 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2016 200m Freestyle S14 2:24.55