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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
Occupation
Armed Forces, Athlete, Politician, Student
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
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

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 suffered from a left shoulder injury. (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)

She received the State Prize of Sport in Yucatan, Mexico, in 2014, 2016 and 2018. (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)
Ambitions
To compete in the team event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (lajornadamaya.mx, 01 Oct 2018)
Other information
POLITICS
In 2018 she joined the councillors staff for National Action Party [PAN] politician Renan Barrera Concha in Mexico. Following his election as mayor of Merida, Mexico, in 2018 she began working as a councillor in Merida town hall. "I want to be a change factor and support Yucatan's sport." (yucatan.com.mx, 15 Feb 2018; sipse.com, 01 May 2018; lajornadamaya.mx, 01 Oct 2018; contactohoy.com.mx, 25 Aug 2018; laverdadnoticias.com, 23 Aug 2018)

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