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Macarena Paz Montero Escalona

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Santiago, CHI
Occupation
Storeperson
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2017.
Why this sport?
She was invited to try the sport by a coach. "I was asked if I wanted to try it. I did not want to at the beginning, but once I tried it and saw all the guys practising it, I really liked it."
Name of coach
Victor Rubilar [national], CHI
Training Regime
She trains five days per week at the High Performance Centre in Santiago, Chile.

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her family, especially her mother. (lavozdemaipu.cl, 23 Aug 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2023 Parapan American Games in Santiago, Chile. (Instagram profile, 17 Apr 2022; lavozdemaipu.cl, 23 Aug 2021)
Impairment
She was born with myelomeningocele, a type of spina bifida. (lavozdemaipu.cl, 23 Aug 2021)