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BETANCOURT Carlos
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Venezuela   
GenderMen
Age41
Place of BirthCojedes, VEN
Height1.36 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting at age 15 at the Vencedores de Cojedes sport centre in Cojedes, Venezuela.
Name of coach
Yvan Sequera [national]; Jorge Veliz [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Venezuela
General Interest
Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2019 Parapan American Games. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Yvan Sequera and Jorge Veliz. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Impairment
He was born with achondroplasia and is a person of short stature. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
17 2021 65kg 152.0
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2019 59kg 150