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Cesar Rubio Guerra

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries

Further personal information

Residence
Villa Clara, CUB
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He took up the sport to channel his frustration into something positive.
Club / Team
Villa Clara Province: Cuba
Name of coach
Angel Reinaldo Serrano Lopez [club]

General interest

Injuries
Fistula surgery in early 2008 prevented him from training for a month. (vanguardia.co.cu, 26 Aug 2008)
Awards and honours
In 2015 he was named the Most Outstanding Male Athlete in Villa Clara, Cuba. (cmhw.cu, 22 Oct 2015)
Impairment
At age 13 his spinal cord was affected by a neurological condition named transverse myletis, which resulted in paraplegia. (Athens, 13 Aug 2004; vanguardia.co.cu, 26 Aug 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -52 kg Final Round 8
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -52 kg Final Round 10
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -52 kg Final Round 2012-08-31 9