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Alejandra
Orozco
MexicoMexico, MEX
Diving

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
19 April 1997
Height
156 cm
Weight
58 kg
Residence
Guadalajara, MEX
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age nine.
Why this sport?
She first practised gymnastics but then she realised she preferred diving.
Club / Team
Jalisco State: Mexico
Name of coach
Ivan Bautista [club], MEX

General Interest

Nicknames
Ale (palcodeportivo.mx, 18 May 2012)
Hobbies
Watching movies, spending time with family, music. (elsoldetampico.com.mx, 06 Jun 2017)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 10m synchronised platform event at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (debate.com.mx, 31 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Mexican diver Paola Espinosa. (elsoldetampico.com.mx, 06 Jun 2017)
Injuries
He underwent nasal surgery in 2018. (zocalo.com.mx, 01 Oct 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Milenio, 02 May 2018)
Other information
RETURNING HOME
Having previously trained in Mexico City, she relocated to Guadalajara in 2017 where she started training at the facilities of CODE Jalisco. "I feel very good. I think it was the right decision to return to my home city of Guadalajara. I feel very motivated, even better than ever." (informador.mx, 24 Sep 2017; esportes.mx, 08 Apr 2018)