Katherine Wollermann

Date of birth:
12 August 1992
Katherine Wollermann (CHI)


General Interest

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

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
12 August 1992
Higher education
Occupational Therapy