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Christian Divino Porteiro

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Sorocaba, BRA
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up powerlifting in 2006 and began competing the following year.
Why this sport?
He became interested in the sport after watching a bench press team train at a bodybuilding academy.
Club / Team
Associacao Esportiva de Apoio ao Atleta, Paratletas e Esportistas de Itu e Regiao [AESA]: Itu, BRA
Name of coach
Valdecir Lopes [national], BRA

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (jornalcruzeiro.com.br, 19 Jun 2017)
Impairment
His right leg was amputated above the knee following a work accident in 2003. (smetal.org.br, 25 Mar 2014)