Cristina Poblador Granados
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Partner Cristian, three children including daughters Dana Sofia and Isabella
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]
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)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (dxtcapital.com, 13 Dec 2018)
She is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)