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Cristina Poblador Granados

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Family
Partner Cristian, three children including daughters Dana Sofia and Isabella
Residence
Bogotá, COL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para powerlifting in 2016 in Bogota, Colombia.
Why this sport?
"I have always liked lifting weights."
Club / Team
Bogota District: Colombia
Name of coach
Henry Oviedo [national]

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Colombia
Location
Bogotá, COL

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning her first international gold medal at the 2018 Copa America in Bogota, Colombia. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019; comiteparalimpicocolombiano.org, 05 Apr 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jorge Chaves. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"This sport is not just a hobby. This is about discipline and perseverance. I live for the sport and I hope that those who want to practise it will do the same." (comiteparalimpicocolombiano.org, 05 Apr 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (dxtcapital.com, 13 Dec 2018)
Impairment
She is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)