Zuray Marcano

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Zuray Marcano Fuenmayor (26 May 1954 – 23 August 2020) was a Venezuelan teacher and Paralympic powerlifter. In 2016, she was a competitor at the Rio Paralympics at the age of 62.[1] She was born in El Tigre, Venezuela.

She was paralyzed at an early age due to polio.[2]

Marcano died on 23 August 2020 in Maracay, Venezuela, aged 66.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Zuray Marcano - IPC Athlete Bio". ipc.infostradasports.com. 28 August 2020.
  2. Rio Paralympics 2016: Zuray Marcano, the 62-year-old weightlifter, Olivia Blair and Charlie Hammans, Tuesday 6 September 2016, The Independent, Retrieved 7 September 2016
  3. "World Para Powerlifting sends condolences to family of Zuray Marcano". World Para Powerlifting. 24 August 2020.