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Laura Aleida Sánchez Soto (born October 16, 1985 in Guadalajara) is a female diver from Mexico. She has represented her native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 2004 (Athens, Greece).[2][3] Sánchez scored her first Olympic medal on August 5, 2012 in London when she won the bronze in 3 meter springboard diving.

Laura Sánchez
Personal information
Full name Laura Aleida Sanchez Soto
Born (1985-10-16) October 16, 1985 (age 31)
Guadalajara, Mexico
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)[1]

Sánchez also won two gold medals at the Pan American Games in 2011, one gold and one silver in 2007, and two silver in 2003.


  1. ^ "Laura Sanchez Soto Profile". Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "Londres 2012 será la tercera justa olímpica de la clavadista mexicana" [London 2012 will be the third Olympic Games for Mexican diver] (in Spanish). Televisa S.A. de C.V. July 4, 2012. Retrieved July 25, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Laura Sánchez". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved July 25, 2012.