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RODRIGUEZ Kiara Briggitte
Sport Para athletics
NPC Ecuador   
GenderWomen
Age19
Place of BirthGuayaquil, ECU
Height1.74 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T46
Further Personal Information
Residence
Guayaquil, ECU
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 12 at the Guayas Sports Federation in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Why this sport?
She was introduced to the sport by a coach.
Club / Team
Guayas Province: Ecuador
Name of coach
Jose Bernardo Valdes [club], CUB
Training Regime
She trains six days a week.
General Interest
Hobbies
Going for walks, listening to music, spending time with family. (Athlete, 14 Nov 2019, 25 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T47 long jump at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 25 Aug 2021)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
When competing at international competitions she likes to collect pin badges from other athletes from different countries. (tokyo2020.org, 02 Mar 2021)
Awards and honours
She was named among the Best Athletes of the Year at the 2019 Paralympic Gala organised by the Ecuadorian Paralympic Committee and the Ministry of Sports in Ecuador. (elmercurio.com.ec, 19 Dec 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games. (tokyo2020.org, 02 Mar 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2021 100m T47 12.55
3 2021 Long Jump T47 5.63
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2019 Long Jump T47 5.25
8 2019 200m T47  DNF
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2019 Long Jump T47 5.52
7 2019 100m T47 12.85