Eric Gálvez

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Eric Gálvez Squash player
Nationality: MexicoMexico Mexico
Birthday: 4th October 1983
Size: 170 cm
Weight: 67 kg
1st professional season: 2000
Resignation: 2018
Playing hand: Right
Trainer: Rehman Gul
Career title: 16
Career finals: 31
Best placement: 33 (February 2007)
Sources: official player profiles at PSA and Squashinfo (see web links )

Eric Moisés Gálvez Sánchez (born October 4, 1983 in Puebla ) is a former Mexican squash player .


Eric Gálvez began his professional career in the 2000 season, winning 16 titles on the PSA World Tour . He reached his highest position in the world rankings with position 33 in February 2007. In 2005 and 2009 he was the Pan American champion . From 2002 to 2006 he was also three more times in the final. In 2014 he reached the final in the doubles competition with Arturo Salazar , and with the Mexican team he became the Pan-American Champion. In 2016 he won the Pan American Championship in doubles with Arturo Salazar, and in 2017 another title with the team. He won five medals at the Pan American Games . In 2007 he defeated the American Julian Illingworth in the individual final in Rio de Janeiro and won the gold medal. He also won bronze with the Mexican team. In 2011 in Guadalajara he won two more gold medals. In the final of the doubles competition, he won alongside Arturo Salazar against the Americans Christopher Gordon and again Julian Illingworth. The second gold medal at the 2011 Games he won again with the team. In 2015 he won the silver medal with the team. With the national team he took part in the World Cup in 2001 , 2003 , 2011 and 2013 .


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