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Jose Arnaldo Chirinos Vargas

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Venezuela
Occupation
Athlete

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up wheelchair basketball at age 30, then athletics and then he finally settled on powerlifting.
Why this sport?
A friend invited him to try wheelchair basketball. He loved it and has not stopped doing sports since then.
Name of coach
Ivan Sequera

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games. (avn.info.ve, 26 Apr 2012)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of the effects of polio. (avn.info.ve, 26 Apr 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Kuala Lumpur 2002 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -90 kg Final Round 9
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -90 kg Final Round 11
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Busan 2006 (Busan, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -90 kg Final Round 10
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -90 kg Final Round 7
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's +100 kg Final Round 2012-09-05 9