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Carlos Alberto Mejia Rodriguez

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013.
Why this sport?
He wanted to follow in the footsteps of his uncle who was a weightlifter. He was later invited by some friends to try the sport.

General interest

Hero / Idol
Mexican powerlifter Porfirio Arredondo. (IMRyT Senal de Identidad YouTube channel, 30 Jun 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2014 and 2015 he received the Morelos State Sports Award in Mexico, in the Paralympic sport category. (sexenio.com.mx, 21 Nov 2014; launion.com.mx, 21 Nov 2015)
Impairment
He has spina bifida. (IMRyT Senal de Identidad YouTube channel, 30 Jun 2015)