Iridia Salazar

Iridia Salazar

Iridia Salazar
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Born June 14, 1982

Iridia Salazar Blanco (born June 14, 1982) is a Mexican taekwondo practitioner and Olympic medalist. She competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where she received a bronze medal in the 57 kg class.[1]

Salazar won a silver medal at the 2001 World Taekwondo Championships in Jeju, and also a silver medal at the 2003 World Taekwondo Championships in Garmisch Partenkirchen. She carried the flag for her native country at the opening ceremony of the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she won a gold medal.

In 2011 Salazar entered in politics when assumed office as Deputy of the LXI Legislature of the Mexican Congress.[2]


  1. ^ "2004 Summer Olympics – Athens, Greece – Taekwondo" (Retrieved on April 22, 2008)
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