Katherine Wollermann (CHI)
To win a medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (biobiochile.cl, 03 Jul 2016)
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
|World Championships||Kayak single KL1 200m||Germany, Duisburg||19 May 2016||2016||Women||1:02.230||7||Latest resultBest result|
|World Championships||Kayak single KL1 200m||Italy, Milan||21 August 2015||2015||Women||1:02.496||8||Best result|
|World Championships||K1 200m A||Germany, Duisburg||28 August 2013||2013||Women||1:12.636||6||Best result|
|World Championships||V1 200m A||Germany, Duisburg||28 August 2013||2013||Women||5||Best result|
|Paralympic Games||Kayak single KL1 200m||Brazil, Rio de Janeiro||15 September 2016||2016||Women||1:00.744||4||Latest resultBest result|