Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
S8, SB8, SM8
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming at age six at a Telethon Rehabilitation Centre in Chile.
Why this sport?
"It was the sport that I liked the most."
Name of coach
Jose Nicolas Mafio [national], URU
Spending time with her dog. (Instagram profile, 20 Apr 2020)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 10 Sep 2019)
Hero / Idol
Chilean Para athletes Juan Carlos Garrido and Cristian Valenzuela, Chilean wheelchair tennis player Robinson Mendez, Chilean swimmer Kristel Kobrich. (difusiondeportiva.cl, 05 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2015 Para Swimmer of the Year by the Association of Sports Journalists of Chile. (paralympic.org, 22 Dec 2015)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ind.cl, 31 Aug 2016)
She has arthrogryposis, which causes muscle weakness and stiffness. (tvn.cl, 11 Jun 2016)
|Women's 100 m Backstroke S8||Heat 3||2016-09-13||5|
|Women's 100 m Freestyle S8||Final 1||2017-12-03||6|
|Women's 100 m Backstroke S8||Final 1||2017-12-05||3|