After trying several kind of sport she decided for athletics
When she was five years old, she started to do sports. She did rhythmic gymnastics, soccer and handball until she was eleven years old.
Then she turned to athletics and found her sport which she loves the most.
"The limits are in the mind, there is nothing impossible; we ourselves are the ones who limit ourselves with our thoughts"
Amanda Cerna, Para athlete and Ottobock ambassador
A Chilean new national record in mind
At the age of 18 she competed at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and finished on fourth place at the 400 metres run in her T47 classification.
Three years later, at the Parapan American Games in Lima 2019, she won the silver medal in the T47 400 metre race.
Now, she is focussing her training on the Paralympics in Tokyo, where she wants to set a new personal best and a new national Chilean record.
- Nation: Chile
- Year of birth: 1998
- Sport: Para Athletics – 400 m
- Classification: T47
- Coach: Raúl Elias Moya Vasquez
- Club: Atletico Ñielol
Victories and achievements
- Paralympic Games Rio 2016:
- 4th place on 400 m
- Parapan American Games, Lima 2019:
- Silver medal on 400 m
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