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Cruz Martinez Pedro Elias

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Oaxaca de Juárez, MEX
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 14.
Why this sport?
He was invited to try powerlifting by coach Laura Cerero. "I did not want to do it at the beginning, but once I tried it, I stayed. Two months later I took part in a selection competition, did well and confirmed that I am good at it. I wanted to feel satisfied with myself and I achieved that in powerlifting. This sport fills my heart. I feel that here I can develop all my potential."
Club / Team
Oaxaca State: Mexico
Name of coach
Laura Cerero Martinez [club]

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Laura Cerero. (nvinoticias.com, 06 Oct 2017)
Hero / Idol
Mexican Para powerlifters Laura Cerero and Amalia Perez. (gob.mx, 25 Aug 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up. Follow your dreams. (imparcialoaxaca.mx, 19 Jan 2018)
Ambitions
To compete in major international competitions. (imparcialoaxaca.mx, 19 Jan 2018)
Impairment
He was born with meningocele, a type of spina bifida. (gob.mx, 25 Aug 2017)