GALLARDO Karen

6 Mar 1984
37
Female
VALDIVIA
 
Chile
SANTIAGO
 
Chile

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
ATH Athletics Women's Discus Throw  

Schedule

Change
Start Time Location Event Status
Olympic Stadium - Long Throws
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights

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Olympic Games
YearLocationDiscus Throw
2016Rio de Janeiro, BRAQual. (57.81)
2012London, GBRQual. (60.09)

World Athletics Championships
YearLocationDiscus Throw
2017London, GBRQual. (52.81)
2015Beijing, CHNQual. (58.32)
2013Moscow, RUSQual. (57.03)
2011Daegu, KORQual. (53.69)

Pan American Games
YearLocationDiscus Throw
2019Lima, PER9th (53.42)

South American Championships
YearLocationDiscus Throw
2021Guayaquil, ECU2nd (59.72)
2019Lima, PER4th (55.09)
2017Luque, PAR3rd (59.73)

World Challenge - Ten best performances since 2020
RankYearEventCompetitionLocationResult
52017Discus ThrowWorld ChallengeMadrid, ESP52.81


Legend
SF - Semifinal, QF - Quarterfinal, 1R - 1st Round, Qual. - Qualification, QR - Qualification Round, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DQ - Disqualified, NM - No Mark, [Relay athlete without time] - Did not run in final
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Athlete
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Physical Education - University of Atacama, Copiapo, CHI
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Spanish
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Tulio Moya [national], CHI
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She took up athletics at age 15, and began to focus on discus throw at age 17. (ellibero.cl, 23 Jan 2016)
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"I started with shot put, then the hammer. I had a bad period with the javelin and took up discus throw by chance." (fedachi.cl, 14 May 2020)
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To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (fedachi.cl, 14 May 2020)
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Her first coach Ramon Tapia. (fedachi.cl, 14 May 2020)
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She received the 2014 Sportsperson of Team Chile Award. (coch.cl, 01 Dec 2014)

A training centre has been named after her in Copiapo, Chile. (24horas.cl, 28 Apr 2016)
Legend
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Gold Medal Event
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Silver Medal Event
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Bronze Medal Event
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