Katherine Wollermann (CHI)

Katherine Wollermann (CHI)

CLChile
Paracanoe
Date of birth
12 August 1992
Occupation
Athlete
Higher education
Occupational Therapy

Biography

General Interest

Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (biobiochile.cl, 03 Jul 2016)
Impairment
In February 2012 she was diagnosed transverse myelitis, an infection on her spinal cord that reduced strength in her arms and legs. (latercera.com, 23 May 2015)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up canoeing at age 20 in Laguna Grande, Chile, after her rehabilitation process.
Why this sport?
"When I'm on the boat I feel like I'm walking again. I can move wherever I want, like everyone else."
Name of coach
Ariel Rubilar [national], CHI

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
World ChampionshipsKayak single KL1 200mGermany, Duisburg19 May 20162016Women1:02.2307Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsKayak single KL1 200mItaly, Milan21 August 20152015Women1:02.4968Best result
World ChampionshipsK1 200m AGermany, Duisburg28 August 20132013Women1:12.6366Best result
World ChampionshipsV1 200m AGermany, Duisburg28 August 20132013Women5Best result
Paralympic GamesKayak single KL1 200mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro15 September 20162016Women1:00.7444Latest resultBest result