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CABRERA Amelia
Sport Wheelchair Basketball
NPC Argentina   
GenderWomen
Age38
Place of BirthSantiago del Estero, ARG
Height1.67 m
Weight 67 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Common Law / De Facto
Family
Partner Miguel, sons Milagros and Santiago
Residence
Santiago del Estero, ARG
Occupation
Athlete
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began in 2013 at age 33 in at Club Tagliavini.
Club / Team
Club Tagliavini: Santiago del Estero, ARG
Name of coach
Carlos Cardarelli [national], ARG
Senior International Debut
Year
2016
Competing for
Argentina
Opponent
Colombia
Location
Cali, COL
General Interest
Nicknames
Ami (Athlete, 20 Jul 2016)
Hobbies
Spending time with the family, playing basketball. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the South American Cup in Cali and getting to go to the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her children and her partner. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2016)
Hero / Idol
Her teammates. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always keep trying." (Athlete, 20 Jul 2016)
Ambitions
To play in the Paralympic Games, start a tertiary career. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2016)
Impairment
Amputation of left leg after a work accident. (Athlete, 20 Jul 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2016 Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
11 2018 Team