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YRIGOREN Robert
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Venezuela   
GenderMen
Age43
Height1.57 m
Weight 94 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Liliana Urbano, daughter Barbara
Residence
Maracay, VEN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Information Technology - INCE: Venezuela
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2006 at the regional institute of sport in Aragua, Venezuela.
Why this sport?
Previously involved in wheelchair basketball, he switched to Para powerlifting as it required less equipment and maintenance.
Club / Team
Aragua State: Venezuela
Name of coach
Yvan Sequera; Jorge Veliz
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Injuries
In 2015 he had shoulder surgery which took a year to recover from. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)

In 2014 he was bothered by a wrist injury for three months. (mindeporte.gob.ve, 28 Mar 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works in the computing department for the Aragua state institute of sport in Venezuela. (Athlete, 03 Jun 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2019 97kg  NoM
ParaPan American Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2019 88kg & 97kg 156.00 
European Open Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2015 107kg  DNS