Lucas Ezequiel Gareca
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Mar del Plata, ARG
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013 in Mar del Plata, Argentina.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by Argentinian Para powerlifter Jose David Coronel. "I started training with him, he insisted, he gave me confidence. I felt I could identify with his story."
Club / Team
Punto Crossfit: Mar del Plata, ARG
Name of coach
Adrian Zanola [national]; Fernando Dalpra [personal], ARG, from 2017
Video games, football. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Argentinian Para powerlifter David Coronel. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian Para powerlifter Sherif Osman. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (quedigital.com.ar, 26 Aug 2017)
He lost his left leg in an accident in 2006. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; quedigital.com.ar, 26 Aug 2017)
|Men's Up to 97.00 kg MD||Final||2014-04-10||17|
|Men's Up to 88.00kg||Final||2017-12-06||20|