Imagen
32373-Diego Quispe photo

Diego Quispe

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Lima, PER
Occupation
Athlete, Graphical Design
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2017.
Why this sport?
He wanted to strengthen his upper body.
Name of coach
Neolanis Isiner Suarez Hidalgo [national], VEN

General interest

Hobbies
Drawing. (stakeholders.com.pe, 05 Dec 2018)
Most influential person in career
His family, particularly his mother, and coach Neolanis Isiner Suarez Hidalgo. (Facebook profile, 13 Jul 2021; stakeholders.com.pe, 05 Dec 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There is no disability, every person can do any kind of sport." (elpoli.pe, 07 May 2019)
Other sports
He has played football for the Peru national team for people of short stature. (stakeholders.com.pe, 05 Dec 2018; trome.pe, 14 Nov 2017; Seleccion peruana de Talla Baja Facebook page, 20 Nov 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (Facebook profile, 13 Jul 2021)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with achondroplasia at age six. (lima2019.pe, 03 May 2019)