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Jorge Garcia
Jorge Garcia

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Tampico, Mexico

High School:
Prepa Tec Tampico

Last College:
Tecnológico de Monterrey

Event:
Throws

Birthdate:
05/20/1991


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2013 OUTDOOR
Competed in the shot put and discus...finished eighth in the shot put at the Big 12 Championships with a throw of 16.86-meters (55'-3.75")...advanced to the NCAA West Preliminaries...recorded a season-best throw of 17.77-meters (55'-6.25") at the Michael Jordan Classic (4/20)...recorded four throws over 17-meters on the season.

2013 INDOOR
Competed in the shot put...finished ninth at the Big 12 Championships with a throw of 16.63-meters (54'-6.75")...recorded a season-best 17.77-meters (58'-3.75") to finish fourth at the Red Raider Open (2/2).

TECNOLOGICO DE MONTERREY
Competed as a thrower in the shot put and the discus...National Champion as a freshman...recorded a personal-best throw of 16.80m (55'-1.50") in 2010...recorded a personal-bets mark of 17.40m (57'-1.00") in 2011.

PREPA TEC TAMPICO
Competed as a thrower in the shot put and discus...three-time national champion (2008-10)...youth national record holder in the shot put with a mark of 18.24m (59'-10.25")...junior national and Central American record in the shot put with a mark of 19.18m (57'-2.00")...competed at the Central American and Carribean Championship in 2010 in the Dominican Republic...also competed at the World Junior Championship Games in 2010 in Canada.

PERSONAL
Jorge Alan Garcia...born in Tampico, Mexico...son of Artuio Garcia and Aracely Flores...has been a national medalist since 2005...holds four national records in Mexico...has one sibling, Aduado...pursuing a degree in industrial engineering at Texas Tech.

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