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Maria Princesa Franco Ponce

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Jalisco State: Mexico

General interest

Hobbies
Supporting Mexican football team Guadalajara. (chivasdecorazon.com.mx, 20 Sep 2015)
Impairment
Her left leg was amputated above the knee at age eight after she was diagnosed with bone cancer. The cancer later spread to her lungs and she required a further operation to remove the tumour. Doctors feared she may not survive but she was declared cancer-free following three years of treatment. (frontier-wellness.com, 01 Jan 2019; chivasdecorazon.com.mx, 20 Sep 2015)