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PUTANU Alina
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Romania   
GenderWomen
Age31
Weight 54 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Galati, ROU
Occupation
Accountant, Athlete, Student
Languages
Romanian
Higher education
Accounting, Management Information Systems, Political Studies - University Dunarea de Jos: Galati, ROU
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 2006.
Why this sport?
"I competed in various sports and I even won medals in athletics, and wheelchair basketball. But the sport that has captured my heart has been powerlifting."
Club / Team
Sporting Club Galati: Galati, ROU
Name of coach
Aurel Berbec [national]
Training Regime
She trains three hours a day.
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Romania
Tournament
European Championship
Location
Greece
General Interest
Hobbies
Writing, reading, walking, animals, photography. (vecini.acasa.ro, 27 Jul 2010; sci-girl.blogspot.ro, 01 Jul 2010)
Most influential person in career
Coach Aurel Berbec. (adevarul.ro, 06 Dec 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you trust yourself, you can do anything you want." (shelf3d.com, 01 Jan 2012)
Impairment
She was born with arthrogryposis, which prevented full development of her limbs. At age four she had surgery which was unsuccessful, resulting in her requiring the use of a wheelchair. (prostemcell.ro, 26 Mar 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2010 56kg 67.5