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HERNANDEZ Wiunawis
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Venezuela   
GenderWomen
Age48
Place of BirthSan Fernando de Apure, VEN
Height1.50 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Son Naim Asier Carruido Hernandez
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Law - Bolivarian University of Venezuela: Caracas, VEN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2000 in Venezuela.
Why this sport?
"I started this sport because I liked it, and it allowed me to develop the strength to support myself."
Name of coach
Yvan Sequera
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
Venezuela
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Kuala Lumpur, MAS
General Interest
Hobbies
Music, reading. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2011 Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Athlete, 05 Apr 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her mother and her son. (Athlete, 05 Apr 2017)
Hero / Idol
Venezuelan Para powerlifter Zuray Marcano. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Injuries
Health reasons meant she was unable to travel to compete at the 2014 Para South American Games in Santiago, Chile. (puntoolimpico.com.ve, 18 Mar 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of a traffic accident. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
  2008 44kg  NoM
8 2021 55kg 97.0
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2002 44kg 60.0
7 2006 44kg 67.5
6 2010 44kg 80.0
8 2017 50kg 80.0
  2019 50kg  NoM
6 2021 55kg 90.0