Genesis Lourdes Rodríguez Gómez
- Further Personal Information
- Higher education
- Physiotherapy - Arturo Michelena University: San Diego de Alcala, VEN
- Sport Specific Information
- When and where did you begin this sport?
- Coach Carlos Pinto took her to train at the Batalla de Carabobo sports facility in Valencia, Venezuela, at age 12.
- Why this sport?
- She liked athletics but she took up weightlifting due to her physique.
- Name of coach
- Carlos Pinto [national]
- General Interest
- To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (chicagotribune.com, 28 Jul 2019)
- Other information
In July 2016 she was suspended for two years by the International Weightlifting Federation [IWF] after she tested positive for the banned substance isometheptene. She returned to competition at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games in Barranquilla, Colombia. (cactus24.com.ve, 29 Jul 2019; elnacional.com, 22 Jul 2019; efe.com, 22 Jul 2018; iwf.net, 12 Jul 2016)
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- Anti-Doping Webinar June 24, 2020
- McLaren Findings And IOC Support Driving Reform Process At International Weightlifting Federation June 11, 2020