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Reclaiming Fitspo: Alexa Moreno

Alexa Citlali Moreno Medina is a Mexican gymnast. Born in 1994 in Mexicali, Mexico, she made her senior international debut at the 2010 Pacific Rim Championships in Australia, where she won Bronze on the vault. Her career was highly reported upon: she won team Gold and vault Silver at  the Central American & Caribbean Games, and won team Bronze at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara.

Moreno has consistently competed in the  Pan American Championships, Mexican National Championships and World Championships, but she is most well known for her performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics.  She placed twelfth on vault, twenty-eighth on floor exercise, thirty-first in the all-around, fifty-first on balance beam, and fifty-ninth on uneven bars, and qualified as a second reserve for the all-around.

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