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Karina Erika Loyola

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F41

Further personal information

Residence
San Carlos de Bariloche, ARG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

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]

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Argentina
Location
São Paulo, BRA

General interest

Nicknames
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)
Impairment
She has acondroplasia, which impairs the growth of her bones. (bariloche2000.com, 18 Nov 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F41 Final Round 2016-09-09 9
Women's Discus Throw F41 Final Round 2016-09-15 13