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GARECA Lucas Ezequiel
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Argentina   
GenderMen
Age26
Place of BirthMar del Plata, ARG
Height1.74 m
Weight 96 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Mar del Plata, ARG
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013 in Mar del Plata, Argentina.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by Argentinian Para powerlifter Jose David Coronel. "I started training with him, he insisted, he gave me confidence. I felt I could identify with his story."
Club / Team
Punto Crossfit: Mar del Plata, ARG
Name of coach
Adrian Zanola [national]; Fernando Dalpra [personal], ARG, from 2017
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Argentina
Location
Santiago, CHI
General Interest
Hobbies
Video games, football. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Argentinian Para powerlifter David Coronel. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Egyptian Para powerlifter Sherif Osman. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (quedigital.com.ar, 26 Aug 2017)
Impairment
He lost his left leg in an accident in 2006. (Athlete, 12 Jul 2019; quedigital.com.ar, 26 Aug 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
17 2014 97kg 147.0
20 2017 88kg 148.0
20 2019 97kg 160.0
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2019 88kg & 97kg 142.04