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Alejandra Valencia Trujillo (born 17 October 1994) is a Mexican athlete from Hermosillo in Sonora, Mexico, who competes in archery.

Alejandra Valencia
Personal information
NationalityMexican
Born (1994-10-17) 17 October 1994 (age 24)[1]
Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)[2]
Sport
Country Mexico
SportArchery
Coached byMiguel Ángel Flores[1]

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CareerEdit

She won two gold medals the 2011 Pan American Games — women's team and women's individual.[3] She won bronze at 2011 World Archery Youth Championships recurve cadet women's individual.

Olympic GamesEdit

Valencia competed both in London 2012 and in Rio 2016. In London, at the age of 17, she lost the 1/16 eliminations in the individual competition,[4] while Mexico was eliminated in the quarter finals of the women's team competition against Japan.[5]

In the 2016 Summer Olympics at Rio de Janeiro, Valencia got all the way to the semi finals, where she lost to German silver medalist Lisa Unruh. Valencia also lost the bronze medal match against gold medalist from London 2012 Ki Bo-Bae, which placed her in fourth place.[6] In the team competition, Mexico once again was eliminated in the quarter finals.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Valencia's parents are Elizabeth Trujillo and Francisco Valencia.[8][9] She is a fan of Japanese anime.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Alejandra Valencia – Archery – Olympic Athlete". 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games. International Olympic Committee. Archived from the original on 1 May 2013. Retrieved 1 May 2013.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ "Alejandra Valencia profile". bbc. Retrieved 21 November 2014.
  3. ^ Pelayo, Alejandro (24 October 2011). "Unlikely career of Alejandra Valencia". ESPN. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
  4. ^ Women's Archery results, London 2012
  5. ^ Women's Team Archery results, London 2012
  6. ^ "Women's Archery results, Rio 2016". Archived from the original on 26 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Women's Team Archery results, Rio 2016". Archived from the original on 8 August 2016.
  8. ^ http://www.aldiadallas.com/2016/08/11/juegos-olimpicos-familia-de-alejandra-valencia-pasa-odisea-para-ver-a-su-hija-competir-en-rio-2016/
  9. ^ http://www.mediotiempo.com/rio-2016/2016/08/11/borron-y-cuenta-nueva-para-ale-madre-de-valencia
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 August 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2016.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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