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LIRA PARTIDA Maria Del Socorro
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Mexico   
Place of BirthSan Luis Potosí, MEX
Height1.47 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
San Luis Potosí, MEX
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She got involved in a number of sports, including basketball, table tennis and powerlifting, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
Why this sport?
"This sport is challenging in every training session. It pushes you to demonstrate how strong you are."
Club / Team
San Luis Potosi State: Mexico
General Interest
Coco (Facebook profile, 14 Jan 2019)
Going to the cinema, walking in the park. (Facebook profile, 14 Jan 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)
Injury affected her preparations for the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (, 14 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2022 she was named Woman of the Year in Sports at the San Luis Potosi State Woman of the Year awards in Mexico. (, 09 Mar 2022)

She received the 2021 San Luis Potosi State Sports Award in the Para athlete category. (, 21 Oct 2021)
To win a Paralympic medal. (, 08 Mar 2022)
She has spina bifida. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2017 +86kg 116.0
10 2021 +86kg 112.0
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2019 79kg, 86kg & 86+kg 82.92