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Nohemi Carabali

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Computing - University of Valle: Cali, COL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2014 in Cali, Colombia.
Why this sport?
She likes the adrenaline rush she gets from powerlifting.

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Colombia
Tournament
Parapan American Games
Location
Toronto, ON, CAN

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, watching television. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 50kg category at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Other information
SANCTION
In January 2020 she was suspended for four years by the International Paralympic Committee [IPC] after returning an adverse analytical finding for three different prohibited anabolic-androgenic steroids in a sample provided after she competed at the 2019 World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Her period of ineligibility is due to end on 13 July 2023. (paralympic.org, 09 Jan 2020)