Welisson Rosa da Silva

Further Personal Information
Residence
São Paulo, BRA
Languages
Portuguese
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2000.
Why this sport?
He was playing football when Brazilian weightlifter Maria Elisabet Jorge invited him to watch a weightlifting training session. He tried it and gave up after a week, but eventually returned to the sport after a colleague invited him to another training session.
Club / Team
Esporte Clube Pinheiros: Brazil
Name of coach
Luis Lopez [club], CUB
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Facebook profile, 13 Aug 2016)
Injuries
He suffered a knee cartilage injury during the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, which caused him to fall during an attempt. (globoesporte.globo.com, 11 Aug 2008)

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