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Sandor Sas

Athletics | Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Vaslaban Kinga Katalin, son Danika
Residence
Budapest, HUN
Languages
Hungarian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up powerlifting at age 16.
Club / Team
Ferencvarosi Torna Club [FTC]: Hungary

General interest

Impairment
At age nine months he developed paralysis in both legs as the result of medical malpractice. (borsonline.hu, 28 Jun 2015)
Other information
FROM ROMANIA TO HUNGARY
Born in Romania, he moved to Hungary at age eight and received Hungarian citizenship in 1995. (borsonline.hu, 28 Jun 2015; ukinhungary.fco.gov.uk, 22 Sep 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -90 kg Final Round 9
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Busan 2006 (Busan, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -100 kg Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -100 kg Final Round 7
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Over 100.00kg Final 2010-07-30 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -100 kg Final Round 2012-09-05 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's +107 kg Final Round 2016-09-14 5
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Over 107.00kg Final 2017-12-07 8