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CANTILLO GUETTE Jainer
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Colombia   
GenderMen
Age47
Place of BirthPivijay, COL
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Daughter Liliana
Residence
Bogotá, COL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began lifting weights at age 16.
Why this sport?
He initially took up Para athletics but had to quit because of the high cost of competition wheelchairs. After trying wheelchair basketball, he was advised to get involved in powerlifting. "I liked the adrenaline rush while lifting weights."
Club / Team
Bogota District: Colombia
Name of coach
Henry Oviedo [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Colombia
Tournament
Parapan American Games
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
General Interest
Nicknames
La Roca Humana [The Human Rock]. (deportesrcn.com, 21 Jul 2016)
Hobbies
Reading, writing, composing music. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019; paralympic.org, 30 Jun 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the middleweight category at the 2011 Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019; paralympic.org, 09 Aug 2015)
Most influential person in career
His daughter. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Colombian Para swimmer Moises Fuentes. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019)
Injuries
He sustained an injury to the biceps muscle in late 2020. (idrd.gov.co, 05 Mar 2021)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He likes to listen to heavy metal music while he is training or at competitions. (paralympic.org, 30 Jun 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in Para athletics at national level in Colombia. (idrd.gov.co, 01 Jun 2016)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness as a child. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2019; noticiasuno.com, 02 Apr 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2008 60kg 160.0
4 2012 67.5kg 193
4 2016 80kg 206
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2010 60kg 170.0
  2014 72kg  NoM
5 2017 80kg 211.0
7 2019 88kg 204.0
4 2019 Team 106.52