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Paula Andrea Lara Rodriguez

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S3, SB2, SM3

Further personal information

Residence
Bogotá, COL
Occupation
Accountant, Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Accounting - Free University of Colombia: Col San Martino, ITA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming in 2008. She competed at national level for the first time in May 2010.
Why this sport?
She took up the sport as part of her therapy.
Club / Team
IDRD Bogota: Colombia

General interest

Hobbies
Travel. (Instagram profile, 28 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (nuestrasnoticias.co, 07 Oct 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Obstacles and limits only exist in my mind." (Facebook page, 03 Aug 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (paulalarita.com, 10 Jun 2019)
Impairment
She was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease at age four. The condition affects the peripheral nervous system. (paulalarita.com, 10 Jun 2019; idrd.gov.co, 01 Apr 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m Freestyle S3 Heat 2 2013-08-12 8
Women's 200 m Freestyle S3 Final 1 2013-08-12 4
Women's 50 m Backstroke S3 Heat 1 2013-08-15 7
Women's 50 m Backstroke S3 Final 1 2013-08-15 5
Women's 100 m Freestyle S3 Heat 2 2013-08-16 10