Brazil's Menezes focused on the future

Powerlifting World’s bronze medallist Cristina Menezes dreams of medalling at Rio 2016. 25 Feb 2015
Women in black dress sitting in a wheelchair kissing a trophy

Marcia Cristina Menezes poses with her trophy won in the Powerlifting category of the Brazil Paralympics 2014 Awards Ceremony.

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By Caryn Maconi | for the IPC

“I love powerlifting, and this is my job. I do this to provide a better life to my son, who is only 17 and already studying in a university. I feel very proud to be able to give that opportunity to him.”