Weightlifter Amalia Perez defeats gold medal In the end 61 kg, in ParaPowerlifting Tokyo 2020, having made the third lift fit for him, with a weight of 131 kg.
It is the sixth consecutive medal for the Mexican and the third Mexico Medal employment Tokyo Paralympics. Amalia Perez, weightlifter, Paralympic champion in the female category up to 55 kg. The 44-year-old athlete is undefeated At the Paralympic Games since Beijing 2008.
“These are the most anticipated games of everything we’ve seen all this year”, Perez said months ago. The virus physically locked us in our homes, but it couldn’t lock up our dreams. I feel motivated“.
“Continuing to be among the best weightlifters in the world after 30 years is thanks to my daily work in the sport that has taught me so many things throughout my life. I just enjoy it, and my family and friends keep pushing me to go for more and honor my country.”
Amalia Perez’s career
Amalia Perez Born in Mexico City, he won his titleThe second gold medal for the disabled in weightlifting in London 2012 In the women’s category up to 60kg with a Paralympic record lift of 135kg to show the world that she is getting better with age.
Won another gold medal At the Women’s World Championships up to 61 kg in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2014.
In 2015 in addition to gold in the first The Americas Open IPC Powerlifting Championships, He set a new world record at the American Paraben Games in Toronto 2015.
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