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Juan Carlos Ortiz Cardenas

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Bucaramanga, COL
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para powerlifting in 2012.
Why this sport?
"Sport is springboard to throw [people with an impairment] back into society."
Club / Team
Santander: Colombia

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"We lose things through a fear of losing them." (Facebook profile, 28 May 2019)
Impairment
At age six he lost mobility in his lower limbs after receiving an injection. It then affected the development of his lower limbs. (paranacionales.gov.co, 04 Dec 2015)