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Karen Rodriguez

Powerlifting

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Mar del Plata, ARG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Spanish
Higher education
Language Studies - English, Teaching

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2014.
Why this sport?
A physiotherapist suggested she take up the sport for rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Mar del Plata: Argentina
Name of coach
Sofia Cadona [national]; Miguel Alvarez [national]

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Argentina

General interest

Awards and honours
She has been given a Sports Merit Medal by the Advisory Council of the Municipal Institute of Sports and Recreation [EMDER] in Argentina. (laopiniondebatan.com.ar, 16 Mar 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (cooperativabatan.com.arm, 12 Dec 2015)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
She became the first female Para powerlifter to represent Argentina at the Parapan American Games when she competed at the 2015 Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (results.toronto2015.org, 08 Aug 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 50.00kg Final 2017-12-05 14