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Alina Putanu

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Galati, ROU
Occupation
Accountant, Athlete, Student
Languages
Romanian
Higher education
Accounting, Management Information Systems, Political Studies - University Dunarea de Jos: Galati, ROU

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 2006.
Why this sport?
"I competed in various sports and I even won medals in athletics, and wheelchair basketball. But the sport that has captured my heart has been powerlifting."
Club / Team
Sporting Club Galati: Galati, ROU
Name of coach
Aurel Berbec [national]
Training Regime
She trains three hours a day.

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Romania
Tournament
European Championship
Location
Greece

General interest

Hobbies
Writing, reading, walking, animals, photography. (vecini.acasa.ro, 27 Jul 2010; sci-girl.blogspot.ro, 01 Jul 2010)
Most influential person in career
Coach Aurel Berbec. (adevarul.ro, 06 Dec 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you trust yourself, you can do anything you want." (shelf3d.com, 01 Jan 2012)
Impairment
She was born with arthrogryposis, which prevented full development of her limbs. At age four she had surgery which was unsuccessful, resulting in her requiring the use of a wheelchair. (prostemcell.ro, 26 Mar 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 56.00kg Final 2010-07-27 9999