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Ruth del Carmen Grajeda González (born July 31, 1980 in Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua) is a Mexican sprinter, who specialized in the 400 metres.[1] She won two gold medals, as a member of the Mexican relay team, at the 2006 Ibero-American Championships in Ponce, Puerto Rico, and at the 2008 Ibero-American Championships in Iquique, Chile.[2][3]

Ruth Grajeda
Personal information
Full nameRuth del Carmen Grajeda
González
Nationality Mexico
Born (1980-07-31) 31 July 1980 (age 39)
Ciudad Cuauhtémoc,
Chihuahua
, Mexico
Height1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)4 × 400 metres relay

Grajeda competed for the women's 4 × 400 m relay at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, along with her teammates Zudikey Rodríguez, Gabriela Medina, and Nallely Vela. Running the start-off leg, Grajeda recorded her individual-split time of 54.71 seconds, and the Mexican team went on to finish the second heat in seventh place, for a total time of 3:30.36.[4]

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Mexico
2002 NACAC U-25 Championships San Antonio, Texas, United States 6th 100m 12.22 (wind: +0.3 m/s)
5th 200m 24.82 (wind: -0.3 m/s)
Central American and Caribbean Games San Salvador, El Salvador 5th 100m 11.95 w (wind: 2.3 m/s)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Ruth Grajeda". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  2. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (29 May 2006). "Strong jump performances highlight the Iberoamerican Champs". IAAF. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Oro para el relevo femenil 4x400 en Iberoamericano de Atletismo" [Gold for women's 4×400 relay in Iberoamerican Athletics] (in Spanish). La Jornada. 16 June 2008. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Women's 4×400m Relay Round 1 – Heat 2". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 21 August 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2013.

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