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Brayan Mauricio Triana Herrera

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment

Further personal information

Family
One daughter [2013]
Residence
Bogotá, COL
Languages
English, Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007.
Why this sport?
His mother encouraged him to take up the sport. While he was at a pool he met Para swimmer Moises Fuentes Garcia, who taught him how to use swimming as part of his rehabilitation and therapy process.
Name of coach
William Jimenez [national]; Luis Carlos Calderon [national], COL

General interest

Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Canal Trece Colombia YouTube channel, 22 Dec 2016)
Impairment
At age 12 he began to lose vision in both eyes. He had surgery but his vision could not be restored. (vanguardia.com, 13 Sep 2009)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 8
Men's 400 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 2 2012-09-03 5
Men's 400 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2012-09-07 6
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2013-08-14 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final 1 2013-08-17 5
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final 1 2013-08-18 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2016-09-12 7
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 2016-09-13 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 1 2016-09-13 3
Men's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2016-09-15 6
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 2 2016-09-16 5