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Cristiano Pacheco

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
One daughter
Residence
Brazil
Occupation
Postal Worker
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started powerlifting in 1998 in Poupatempo, Sao Paulo.
Why this sport?
Powerlifting allows him to remain active despite his disability.
Club / Team
Guaru ESD / Sao Paulo: Brazil

General interest

Hobbies
Singing. (noticias.r7.com, 09 Dec 2009)
Hero / Idol
Fellow Brazilian powerlifter Tim Maia. (noticias.r7.com, 09 Dec 2009)
Impairment
At age nine he was running after a kite and tripped, badly injuring his knee. The wound became severely infected, resulting in amputation. (noticias.r7.com, 09 Dec 2009)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works part time at a post office in Poupatempo, Sao Paulo. (noticias.r7.com, 09 Dec 2009)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Kuala Lumpur 2002 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -100 kg Final Round 13