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ORTIZ CARDENAS Juan Carlos
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Colombia   
GenderMen
Age43
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Bucaramanga, COL
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para powerlifting in 2012.
Why this sport?
"Sport is springboard to throw [people with an impairment] back into society."
Club / Team
Santander: Colombia
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"We lose things through a fear of losing them." (Facebook profile, 28 May 2019)
Impairment
At age six he lost mobility in his lower limbs after receiving an injection. It then affected the development of his lower limbs. (paranacionales.gov.co, 04 Dec 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2019 54kg 138