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GUZMAN Paula
Sport Para athletics
NPC Chile   
GenderWomen
Age26
Height1.67 m
Weight 53 kg
Human Interest
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.
Senior 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)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2016 1500m T11 5:37.26
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2017 1500m T11  DSQ
7 2017 800m T11 2:35.37