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Gregory Raymond Chong

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Aruba
Occupation
Technician
Languages
Dutch, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 28.
Why this sport?
He began Para powerlifting as a way of relieving stress.
Name of coach
Parish Richardson [national]

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Aruba
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Mexico City, MEX

General interest

Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
US mixed martial artist Randy Couture. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"No pain, no gain." (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017)
Impairment
He was involved in a motorcycle accident, which resulted in the amputation of one of his legs. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 80.00kg Final 2017-12-05 21