Maria Belen Garcia
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Physical Education - Salesian Polytechnic University: Cuenca, ECU
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2013 in Cuenca, Ecuador.
Why this sport?
She got involved in powerlifting as a form of physical therapy and rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Club Hermanos Enderica Salgado: Cuenca, ECU
Name of coach
Juan Fernando Enderica [club], ECU; Vicente Pinto [club, national], ECU
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
US swimmer Michael Phelps. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (fedeazuay.com, 22 Jun 2016)
She was born with a congenital hip problem, and underwent 14 operations growing up. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2017; elmercurio.com.ec, 08 May 2016)
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