Yolanda Mendiola Athlete Profile

Yolanda Mendiola

Positions: Individual Medley, Breaststroke Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 1977-1981 Hometown: Mexico City

Personal

Majoring in public relations ... from 1974 to 1980 Yolanda has represented Mexico's national team in Central and South America ... competed in the Central American Games in 1973, 1975 and 1977 where she was a three-time champion in the 100 breast and the 200 IM ... at the Pan Am Games in 1975 she placed sixth in the 100 and 200 breaststroke events and eighth in both the 200 and 400 IM ... in the 1980 summer World Student games in Mexico City, she placed seventh in the 200 IM and 200 breast and eighth in the 100 breast ... best times: 50 breast (32.0), 100 breast (1:08), 200 breast (2:24.62), 100 IM (1:02), 200 IM (2:16), 400 IM (4:39) ... former BYU record holder in the 50 breast, 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 medley relay, 200 free relay, 400 medley relay and 400 free relay.