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Karen Pamela Gallardo Pinto (born 6 March 1984 in Copiapó, Atacama)[1] is a Chilean athlete.[2] She competed for Chile in discus at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[3]

Karen Gallardo
Karen Gallardo (cropped).jpg
Gallardo in 2014
Personal information
Full nameKaren Pamela Gallardo Pinto
Born (1984-03-06) March 6, 1984 (age 35)
Copiapó, Atacama
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight95 kg (209 lb)
Country Chile
Updated on 27 January 2015.

Personal bestsEdit

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Chile
2004 South American U23 Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 2nd Discus throw 44.00 m
2006 South American Championships Tunja, Colombia 7th Shot put 12.01 m A
3rd Discus throw 48.75 m A
South American U23 Championships /
South American Games
Buenos Aires, Argentina 1st Discus throw 52.01 m NR
2007 South American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 5th Discus throw 48.94 m
Pan American Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 12th Discus throw 46.11 m
2008 Ibero-American Championships Iquique, Chile 2nd Discus throw 53.10 m NR
Central American and Caribbean Championships Cali, Colombia 4th (guest) Discus throw 51.46 m A
2009 ALBA Games Havana, Cuba 8th Shot put 13.10 m
3rd Discus throw 57.48 m NR
South American Championships Lima, Peru 6th Shot put 12.93 m A
2nd Discus throw 55.91 m
Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 8th Discus throw 55.38 m
2010 Ibero-American Championships San Fernando, Spain 4th Discus throw 54.30 m
2011 South American Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina 2nd Discus throw 54.91 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 24th (q) Discus throw 53.69 m
Pan American Games Guadalajara, Mexico 5th Discus throw 57.17 m
2012 Ibero-American Championships Barquisimeto, Venezuela 3rd Discus throw 57.40 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 21st (q) Discus throw 60.09 m
2013 South American Championships Cartagena, Colombia 3rd Discus throw 57.04 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 18th (q) Discus throw 57.03 m
Bolivarian Games Trujillo, Peru 1st Discus throw 56.77 m
2014 South American Games Santiago, Chile 1st Discus throw 59.65 m
Ibero-American Championships São Paulo, Brazil 1st Discus throw 59.66 m
Pan American Sports Festival Mexico City, Mexico 3rd Discus throw 58.24m A
2015 South American Championships Lima, Peru 4th Discus throw 56.90 m
Pan American Games Toronto, Canada 5th Discus throw 59.11 m
World Championships Beijing, China 22nd (q) Discus throw 58.32 m
2016 Ibero-American Championships Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1st Discus throw 58.84 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 18th (q) Discus throw 57.81 m
2017 South American Championships Asunción, Paraguay 3rd Discus throw 59.73 m
World Championships London, United Kingdom 29th (q) Discus throw 52.81 m
2019 South American Championships Lima, Peru 4th Discus throw 55.09 m
Pan American Games Lima, Peru 10th Discus throw 53.42 m


  1. ^ Karen Gallardo (in Spanish), Televisión Nacional de Chile
  2. ^ Biography - GALLARDO Karen Pamela, PASO, retrieved January 27, 2015
  3. ^ London 2012 Archived 2012-07-21 at the Wayback Machine

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