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Robert Yrigoren

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Partner Liliana Urbano, daughter Barbara
Residence
Maracay, VEN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Information Technology - INCE: Venezuela

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2006 at the regional institute of sport in Aragua, Venezuela.
Why this sport?
Previously involved in wheelchair basketball, he switched to Para powerlifting as it required less equipment and maintenance.
Club / Team
Aragua State: Venezuela
Name of coach
Yvan Sequera; Jorge Veliz

General interest

Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Injuries
In 2015 he had shoulder surgery which took a year to recover from. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)

In 2014 he was bothered by a wrist injury for three months. (mindeporte.gob.ve, 28 Mar 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works in the computing department for the Aragua state institute of sport in Venezuela. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)