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Karem
Achach
MexicoMexico, MEX
Artistic Swimming

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
25 February 1991
Height
169 cm
Residence
Mexico City, MEX
Occupation
Athlete
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.
Name of coach
Adriana Loftus [national], MEX; Ofelia Pedrero Garcia [national], MEX
Training Regime
She trains up to eight hours a day at the National High Performance Centre [CNAR] in Mexico City, Mexico.

International Debut

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

General Interest

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 suffered from a left shoulder injury. (Athlete, 09 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There are no limits." (Athlete, 09 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
She received the State Prize of Sport in Yucatan, Mexico, in 2014 and 2016. (sincro.mx, 18 Oct 2016)
Famous relatives
Her father has served as mayor of Tecoh, Mexico. (sipse.com, 01 May 2018)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia. (sipse.com, 01 May 2018)
Other information
POLITICS AND FUTURE
In 2018 she joined the councillors staff for National Action Party [PAN] politician Renan Barrera Concha in Mexico. She admitted it could have an impact on her sporting career should Barrera Concha be successful in his campaign to become the mayor of Merida, Mexico. "If this should happen, I would have to re-evaluate my sports career and my private life." (yucatan.com.mx, 15 Feb 2018; sipse.com, 01 May 2018)