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Clara Fuentes

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Caracas, VEN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Architecture, Civil Engineering - Universidad Bolivariana [VEN] / Air Force National Experimental University [UNEFA] [VEN]

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2016 in Caracas, Venezuela.
Why this sport?
"It seemed to me a very disciplined lifestyle, and competition thrills me."
Name of coach
Yvan Sequera; Jorge Veliz

General interest

Nicknames
Clarita (Facebook profile, 27 Feb 2019)
Hobbies
Drawing, music. (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 Youth Parapan American Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019)
Hero / Idol
Iranian Para powerlifter Siamand Rahman. (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You can't have a rainbow without a little rain." (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019)
Ambitions
To win medals at international level. Outside of sport she hopes to create an ecological education programme in Venezuela. (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019)
Impairment
She was born with arthrogryposis, which describes multiple joint contractures. (Athlete, 01 Jun 2019, 05 Apr 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 41.00kg Final 2017-12-03 5