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Karem
Achach
MexicoMexico, MEX
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
25 February 1991
Height
169 cm
Residence
Mérida, MEX
Occupation
Armed Forces, Politician
Languages
English, Spanish
Higher education
Business Administration - Anahuac University: Huixquilucan de Degollado, MEX

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age seven in Merida, Mexico.

International Debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Mexico
Tournament
Central American and Caribbean Games
Location
Mayagüez, PUR

General Interest

Hobbies
Watching films. (lajornadamaya.mx, 01 Oct 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games, and winning two silver medals at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Athlete, 09 Aug 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Adriana Loftus, and her family. (Athlete, 09 Aug 2016; elfinanciero.com.mx, 19 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Russian artistic swimmer Natalia Ishchenko. (Athlete, 09 Aug 2016)
Injuries
In 2015 she sustained an injury to her left shoulder. (Athlete, 09 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There are no limits." (Athlete, 09 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2018 she received the Sports Merit Award of Yucatan State in Mexico. (yucatanahora.mx, 26 Oct 2018)

In 2018 she was named Best Athlete of Yucatan State by the Association of Sports Chroniclers of Yucatan in Mexico. (sincro.mx, 25 Jan 2019)

In 2014, 2016 and 2018 she received the State Prize of Sport in Yucatan, Mexico. (sincro.mx, 18 Oct 2016, 16 Oct 2018)
Famous relatives
Her father has served as mayor of Tecoh, Mexico. Her grandfather has also served as a mayor in Mexico. (sipse.com, 01 May 2018; lajornadamaya.mx, 24 Aug 2018)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In January 2019 she announced her retirement from the sport to focus on her job as a city councillor in Merida, Mexico. (sincro.mx, 25 Jan 2019)

FURTHER EDUCATION
She has studied for a master's degree in marketing. (sincro.mx, 16 Oct 2018)