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PINA ALVAREZ Cesar Alonso
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Chile   
GenderMen
Age21
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Further Personal Information
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2018 in Machali, Chile.
Why this sport?
He first practised surfing before being invited to try Para powerlifting. "I began with surfing as a hobby thanks to a foundation. Some years later, in a sports management workshop, my father met the wife of a Para powerlifting coach who told me that I could train with them if I was interested."
Club / Team
Halterofilia Machali: Chile
Name of coach
Victor Rubilar [national], CHI; Esteban Toloza [personal], CHI, from 2018
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His family. (fenaude.cl, 22 Mar 2020)
Other sports
He has represented Chile in Para surfing and won gold in the AS2 event at the 2019 South American Championships in Mar del Plata, Argentina. (dukesurf.com, 14 Nov 2019)
Impairment
He was born with a congenital malformation to his right leg, which was amputated at 10 months old. (elurbanorural.cl, 01 Dec 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
24 2021 72kg 120.0