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Luis Diaz

Powerlifting

Biography

Further personal information

Residence
Barquisimeto, VEN
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 1993 in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
Why this sport?
A friend took him to a club to try the sport.
Club / Team
Club Fenix: Caracas, VEN
Name of coach
Yvan Sequera; Jorge Veliz

General interest

Nicknames
Microman [given to him at a competition in 1995 in Maracay, Venezuela]. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Hobbies
Meeting new people. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach and physiotherapist Emilio Sequera. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Hero / Idol
His father Gerardo Diaz. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Parapan American Games. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 10
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 9999
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 48.00kg Final 2010-07-25 9999