Macarena Paz Montero Escalona
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
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
She trains five days per week at the High Performance Centre in Santiago, Chile.
Most influential person in career
Her family, especially her mother. (lavozdemaipu.cl, 23 Aug 2021)
To compete at the 2023 Parapan American Games in Santiago, Chile. (Instagram profile, 17 Apr 2022; lavozdemaipu.cl, 23 Aug 2021)
She was born with myelomeningocele, a type of spina bifida. (lavozdemaipu.cl, 23 Aug 2021)