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Paula Guzman

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Francisco Munoz

Further personal information

Residence
Santiago, CHI
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Massage Therapy

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She got involved in the sport in 2014.
Why this sport?
She took part in an athletics workshop while she was studying.
Name of coach
Ricardo Opazo [national], CHI
Training Regime
She trains twice a day, six days a week.

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Chile
Tournament
South American Games
Location
Santiago, CHI

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Being selected to compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (paralimpico.cl, 23 Aug 2016)
Ambitions
To win medals at major international competitions. (virun.cl, 11 Jun 2017)
Impairment
She lost her sight at age 15 as a result of retinis pigmentosa. (ind.cl, 06 Oct 2015; diarioeldia.cl, 31 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T11 Heat 2 2016-09-15 6
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T11 Heat 2 2017-07-15 9999
Women's 800 m T11 Heat 3 2017-07-18 7