PACHECO MARRUFO Rommel

12 Jul 1986
35
Male
1.67/5'5''
MERIDA
 
Mexico
MERIDA
 
Mexico

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
DIV Diving Men's 3m Springboard  

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Biographical Information

Highlights

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Olympic Games
YearLocation3m Springboard10m Platform3m Synchro M
2016Rio de Janeiro, BRA7th (451.20)-5th (405.30)
2008Beijing, CHN-8th (460.20)-
2004Athens, GRE10th (642.69)10th (623.40)-

World Championships
YearLocation1m Springboard3m Springboard10m Platform3m Synchro M3m Synchro X10m Synchro MTeam
2019Gwangju, KOR2nd (420.15)8th (443.30)-----
2017Budapest, HUN-4th (501.60)----2nd (402.35)
2015Kazan, RUS11th (390.95)6th (508.15)-8th (405.21)5th (308.40)--
2013Barcelona, ESP7th (399.65)--3rd (422.79)---
2009Rome, ITA--10th (456.20)----
2007Melbourne, VIC, AUS-13th (397.70)5th (488.05)--9th (400.20)-
2005Montreal, QC, CAN13th (345.39)15th (614.40)4th (655.20)--9th (317.70)-
2003Barcelona, ESP--6th (642.48)----

World Cup
YearLocation3m Springboard3m Synchro MTeam
2018Wuhan, CHN4th (455.75)3rd (435.72)6th (357.90)

World Series overview - Three best ranks per season and event since 2017
Year3m Springboard3m Synchro3m Synchro
20201 x 10th--
20191 x 4th, 1 x 5th, 1 x 12th3 x 2nd-
20181 x 5th--
20171 x 5th, 1 x 6th, 1 x 7th1 x 2nd, 3 x 4th, 3 x 5th3 x 4th, 3 x 4th, 3 x 5th

World Series & Grand Prix - Ten best performances since 2017
RankYearEventCompetitionLocationResult
22019Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesMontreal, QC, CAN433.02
22019Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesBeijing, CHN413.61
22019Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesSagamihara, JPN427.86
22017Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesWindsor, ON, CAN411.51
420193m SpringboardWorld SeriesBeijing, CHN457.10
42017Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesGuangzhou, CHN420.42
42017Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesKazan, RUS298.74
42017Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesGuangzhou, CHN318.99
520193m SpringboardWorld SeriesMontreal, QC, CAN445.30
520183m SpringboardWorld SeriesFuji, JPN466.15
520173m SpringboardWorld SeriesGuangzhou, CHN504.15
52017Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesKazan, RUS363.18
52017Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesBeijing, CHN417.12
52017Synchronised 3m SpringboardWorld SeriesWindsor, ON, CAN300.39


Legend
M - Men, W - Women, X - Mixed, DNS - Did Not Start, DSQ - Disqualified
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Armed Forces Athlete, Business Owner, Motivational Speaker
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Business Administration - Anahuac University, Mexico City, MEX
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Wife Alhely
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Spanish
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A shoulder injury ruled him out of contention for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (excelsior.com.mx, 06 Jul 2018)
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He began diving at age seven in Yucatan state, Mexico. He started swimming at age three and also tried football, basketball, and gymnastics. "I was restless and just wanted to do twists and jumps. With diving I relaxed a little bit." (Imagen Noticias YouTube channel, 23 Jul 2019; Facebook page, 05 Jun 2018; NOC, 2004)
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"I started diving after seeing Fernando Platas in an international competition in Merida [Mexico], and my life took a turn from that day on. At the age of 12 I made the decision to go to Mexico City to train at the highest level because I aspired to compete in the Olympic Games." (rommelpacheco.com, 01 Jan 2021)
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To win a medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (milenio.com, 23 Jul 2018)
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Mexican diver Joaquin Capilla Perez, US basketball player Michael Jordan. (NOC, 2004)
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In 2019 he received the Sports Merit Medal from the local government in Mexico City, Mexico. (yucatan.com.mx, 24 May 2019)

In 2013 he was named Best Student-Athlete by Anahuac University in Mexico. (elvigia.net, 12 Dec 2013)

In 2005 he received the National Sports Award from the Mexican government. (magisterio.com.mx, 01 Nov 2005)

In 2000, 2013, 2015, and 2017 he received the Sports Award in Yucatan State, Mexico. (yucatan.gob.mx, 16 Oct 2017; tribunacampeche.com, 16 Oct 2015; zocalo.com.mx, 01 Dec 2013)

An aquatics centre has been named in his honour in Merida, Mexico. (periodicolavoz.com.mx, 24 Dec 2019)

General Interest

General
RETIREMENT PLANS
He plans to retire from competitive sport following the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. "I have to prepare for my life after my career, although I will stay involved in sports." (radioformula.com, 10 Sep 2018; lacronica.com, 12 Aug 2018)

ROLE MODEL
He was named a Role Model Athlete for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Being an Olympic athlete is a real honour and a responsibility within the country. For me, it's like being a superhero, wearing the uniform, competing, giving all that you have and showing all that you have trained for." (24-horas.mx, 16 Mar 2018)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
Alongside his family he runs a real estate company and a healthcare business in Merida, Mexico. In 2021 he also ran for one of the federal deputy seats representing Merida in the Mexican Chamber of Deputies. Since 2009 he has been an athlete member of the Mexican army. In May 2021 he had reached the rank of lieutenant and has participated in humanitarian aid missions during natural disasters in Mexico. (herladodemexico.com.mx, 04 Apr 2021; tvazteca.com, 14 Dec 2019; Imagen Noticias YouTube channel, 23 Jul 2019)

FURTHER STUDIES
He has studied for a master's degree in human capital at Anahuac University in Mexico City, Mexico. (anahuac.mx, 11 Sep 2020)

Legend
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Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
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Bronze Medal Event
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