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REYES Ivonne
Sport Para athletics, Para-Cycling, Para powerlifting
NPC Mexico   
GenderWomen
Age48
Place of BirthMexico City, MEX
Height1.45 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Languages
Spanish, English
Higher education
Design and Technology, Sport Studies - National Sports Trainers School: Mexico City, MEX
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 22 with DIF Nacional in Mexico City, Mexico.
Why this sport?
Her doctors advised her to take part in sport as part of her rehabilitation. "I took the decision not to self pity and seek to exploit the abilities that God gave me."
General Interest
Nicknames
Ivona (Athlete, 19 Jun 2007)
Hero / Idol
Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci, US basketball player Michael Jordan, Mexican diver Fernando Platas, Mexican cyclist Belem Guerrero. (Athlete, 19 Jun 2007)
Other sports
She represented Mexico in handcycling at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (SportsDeskOnline, 10 Aug 2020)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
16 2004 800m T54 2:05.52 
11 2004 5000m T54 12:51.67 
8 2004 Marathon T54 2:06:17 
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
15 2002 800m T54 2:17.82
13 2002 1500m T54 4:26.17
8 2002 5000m T54 14:00.04
9 2002 Marathon T54 2:13:14