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STIERMAN Chantell
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC South Africa   
GenderWomen
Age33
Place of BirthVanwyksvlei, SAF
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
One daughter
Residence
Kimberley, RSA
Languages
Afrikaans, English
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach
Andrew Ludik [national]
General Interest
Nicknames
Juanita (glasgow2014.com, 08 Aug 2014)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2015 Northern Cape Sportswoman with an Impairment of the Year in South Africa. (DFA, 22 Oct 2015)
Impairment
She has paraplegia as the result of a back injury. (news24.com, 16 Sep 2004)
Other information
FINANCIAL CONSTRAINTS
She competed at the 2015 African Games in Brazzaville, Congo, her first event since the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. "I just can't afford to travel to competitions to get more experience. I even missed SA [South Africa] championships earlier this year [2015] because I don't work so can't afford to travel. I lift more in training but just need the exposure." (sascoc.co.za, 16 Sep 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2004 60kg 85.0
6 2016 61kg 80
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2002 67.5kg 80.0
10 2014 61kg 84.0
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 Bench Press Lightweight 82.4