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Camila Campos

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Santiago, CHI
Occupation
Athlete, Fitness Instructor
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Physical Education - Saint Thomas University: Santiago, CHI

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2014.
Why this sport?
She began powerlifting as part of her rehabilitation and enjoyed the individual nature of the sport. "In sport I found the happiness I was looking for. Weightlifting is what fills me with happiness the most."
Name of coach
Victor Rubilar [national], CHI
Training Regime
She trains at the High Performance Centre in Santiago, Chile.

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Chile
Location
Santiago, CHI

General interest

Nicknames
Rueditas (Facebook profile, 10 Dec 2019)
Hobbies
Watching television series, listening to music. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 55-61-67kg category at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada and silver in the 55kg category at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (SportsDeskOnline, 29 Apr 2021; eldeportero.cl, 29 Aug 2019; Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Victor Rubilar and her mother. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019; dxtadaptado.com, 28 Apr 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Surrender is not an option." (Instagram profile, 31 Jan 2019; Facebook profile, 30 Dec 2018)
Awards and honours
She received a Paralympic Sport Award at the 2017 Chile Competitive Sports Awards. (eldeportero.cl, 19 Dec 2018)
Other sports
She competed in wheelchair tennis at International Tennis Federation [ITF] competitions from 2009 to 2013. (itftennis.com, 30 Nov 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Canal CDO YouTube channel, 25 Jul 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 55.00kg Final 2017-12-03 5