Karina Erika Loyola
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
San Carlos de Bariloche, ARG
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began in 2014 in San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina.
Why this sport?
A coach from the council saw her training in a gym and thought Loyola could be a good thrower and convinced her to try the sport.
Club / Team
Actividad Deportiva Adaptada Municipal [ADAM]: San Carlos de Bariloche, ARG
Name of coach
Federico Salazar [personal, national]
São Paulo, BRA
Kary (bariloche2000.com, 18 Nov 2014; Facebook profile, 14 Nov 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2014 she was named the Para-Athlete of the Year in Bariloche, Argentina. (elciudadanobche.com.ar, 21 Dec 2014)
She has acondroplasia, which impairs the growth of her bones. (bariloche2000.com, 18 Nov 2014)
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