Jennifer Cantu Iglesias

Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Business Administration - Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon State [UANL]: San Nicolas de los Garza, MEX
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She was born into a family with bodybuilding and wrestling tradition. "I was a hyperactive girl. My father took me to gymnastics, swimming, diving and athletics. He then took me to weightlifting. I hated it but I stayed. Weightlifting has become my life and what I like to do the most."
Club / Team
Nuevo Leon State: Mexico
Name of coach
Azael Martinez [club]
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Her father. (Adntvazteca YouTube channel, 05 Jan 2014)
Injuries
She sustained an elbow injury in 2017. (deportes.televisa.com, 09 Oct 2017; transparencia.nl.gob.mx, 03 Mar 2017)

She suffered a leg injury in December 2014. (jornada.unam.mx, 17 Jun 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2013 she received the Sports Award of the Nuevo Leon State in Mexico. (adntvazteca's YouTube channel, 05 Jan 2014)
Famous relatives
Her father Ulises Cantu has worked as a Mexican professional wrestler under the name of 'Bronco'. (esto.com.mx, 25 Mar 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (deportes.televisa.com, 09 Oct 2017)

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