Cynthia Valdez

Cynthia Valdez
— Gymnast —
Full name Cynthia Yazmín Valdez Pérez
Country represented Mexico
Former countries represented México
Born (1987-12-11) December 11, 1987
Guadalajara
Hometown Guadalajara
Residence Guadalajara
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Weight 54 kg (119 lb; 8.5 st)[1]
Discipline Rhythmic gymnastics
Club CODE JALISCO

Cynthia Yazmín Valdez Pérez[2] (born December 11, 1987)[1] is an individual Mexican rhythmic gymnast born in Guadalajara[3] who has won 10 Pan American Games medals—two gold, four silver and four bronze medals.

Career

She won a bronze medal in the 2003 Pan American Games, held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in the ribbon modality.[4]

Cynthia Valdez won four medals in the 2007 Pan American Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a silver medal in the all-around modality, and three bronze medals, in the clubs, rope and ribbon modalities.[2]

She won five medals in the 2011 Pan American Games held in Guadalajara, Mexico,[3] which were two gold medals and three silver medals. Cynthia Valdez won the gold medals in the hoop[5][6] and in the club modalities,[7][8] while she won the silver medals in the all-around, in the ball,[5][6] and in the ribbon modalities.[9] Cynthia Valdez was the only rhythmic gymnast to win a medal in each one of the individual competitions in the 2011 Pan American Games.[10]

References

  1. ^ a b c "El Perfil - Cynthia Valdez" (in Spanish). El Universal. February 2, 2007. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Official Results Rio 2007 - Rhythmic Gymnastics Section" (PDF).  
  3. ^ a b "Valdez Cynthia Yazmin". XVI Juegos Panamericanos Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Results". CBC. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "Oro y plata para Cynthia Valdez" (in Spanish). El Universal. October 17, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Cynthia Valdez, la mexicana con más medallas en los Panamericanos 2011" (in Spanish). CNN México. October 18, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Cynthia Valdez logra su segunda medalla de oro" (in Spanish). El Universal. October 18, 2011. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Individual Competition Clubs Final". XVI Juegos Panamericanos Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved October 19, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Individual Competition Ribbon Final". XVI Juegos Panamericanos Guadalajara 2011. Retrieved October 19, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Panam: Mexicana Valdez consigue su 2do oro en gimnasia rítmica" (in Spanish). Yahoo! Deportes. October 18, 2011. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 

External links

  • Cynthia Valdez - Official website
  • Cynthia Valdez on Facebook
  • Cynthia Valdez on Twitter
  • Cynthia Valdez's channel on YouTube
  • Slideshow – Yahoo! Deportes.