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ASTUDILLO Jonathan
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Chile   
GenderMen
Age29
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Antofagasta, CHI
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Physical Education - AIEP Professional Institute: Chile
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para powerlifting in 2019 in Antofagasta, Chile.
Why this sport?
He began practising sport at the Teleton Institute in Chile. He first tried wheelchair basketball, Para athletics and wheelchair tennis, and was later hooked by Para powerlifting. "I came here [to the gym], I trained and I liked it. One day I had the chance to compete, and that experience was a big motivation."
Name of coach
Victor Rubilar [national], CHI; Sebastian Arancibia [personal]
General Interest
Other sports
He has competed in wheelchair tennis at national level in Chile. (antofagastatv30 YouTube channel, 06 Jun 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2023 Parapan American Games in Santiago, Chile. (Twitter profile, 20 Jan 2022)
Impairment
He has an impairment to his left leg after being run over by a bus at age four. (antofagastatv30 YouTube channel, 06 Jun 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
19 2021 80kg 150.0
8 2021 Team