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CHIRINOS VARGAS Jose Arnaldo
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Venezuela   
GenderMen
Age56
Place of BirthMaracay, VEN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Venezuela
Occupation
Athlete
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up wheelchair basketball at age 30, then athletics and then he finally settled on powerlifting.
Why this sport?
A friend invited him to try wheelchair basketball. He loved it and has not stopped doing sports since then.
Name of coach
Ivan Sequera
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games. (avn.info.ve, 26 Apr 2012)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of the effects of polio. (avn.info.ve, 26 Apr 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
11 2004 90kg 170.0
7 2008 90kg 175.0
9 2012 +100kg 182
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
15 1998 90kg 150.0
9 2002 90kg 172.5
10 2006 90kg 160.0
  2010 +100kg  NoM