Former Peruvian soldiers ready to compete at Rio 2016 09.09.2016 Soldiers Carlos Cordova and Jose Luis Casas, who lost their left legs in battle, are part of Peru’s team at the Paralympic Games - Carlos Cordova and Jose Luis Casas
Amazon's Olympic athletes aim for faster, stronger, deadlier
Saturday 6th April 2013. The Other Olympics. Teams from two dozen villages and towns fight for a cash prize of £1,000, but tribal elders say the main purpose of the games is to help safeguard ancient traditions.
São Carlos, Brazil, May 13, 2012 – The Brazilian women's team earned their ticket to defend their title at this summer's Olympic Games in London when they beat Peru 3-0 (15-12, 25-16, 25-9) in the final of the CSV Women´s Continental Olympic Qualification Tournament at the Milton Olaio Filho Gymnasium in São Carlos, Brazil on Sunday.
Cecilia Tait, Peruvian Congresswoman & former Olympic volleyball player. She has been described as the most distinguished female athlete in the history of Peru. She starred on 3 Olympic volleyball teams in 1980, 1984, and 1988. In 2000, she was elected to Congress in Peru and reelected in 2001 to a five-year term.
Marching towards Wembley Stadium. Weightlifter, Carlos Dominguez carries the Peruvian flag, followed by the Delegation’s President and Treasurer, Manuel Angosto and Jose Escribens, respectively. This Olympic team also included Chalaco Daniel del Carpio who was celebrated for swimming across the Straight of Gibraltar during the Games, having previously swam the English Channel.