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Maria Luzineide Santos de Oliveira

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Daughter Luana
Residence
João Pessoa, BRA
Languages
Portuguese

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 2004 in Natal, Brazil.
Why this sport?
Originally a swimmer, she switched to powerlifting when her local club needed another athlete to make up the team for a regional championship.
Club / Team
Instituto Paraibano de Apoio a Pessoa Com Deficiencia [CODAVI/FUNAD]: Brazil
Name of coach
Carlos Williams Rodrigues da Silva [national], BRA

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Brazil
Location
Rio de Janeiro, BRA

General interest

Nicknames
Gigante Paraolimpica [Giant Paralympian] (cpb.org.br, 01 Jun 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Carlos Williams Rodrigues da Silva. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2017)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian Para swimmer Clodoaldo Silva. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"The biggest beauty is life, the biggest force is will." (Athlete, 06 Dec 2017)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Busan 2006 (Busan, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -44 kg Final Round 6
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -44 kg Final Round 5
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 45.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-06 7
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 45.00kg Final 2017-12-04 7