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Francy Osorio Calderon

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12
Guide
Camilo Lancheros

Further personal information

Residence
Bogotá, COL
Occupation
Sports Teacher
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2011 in Bogota, Colombia. She began focusing on the 1500m in 2018 following advice from guide Leonardo Chavez.
Why this sport?
"I liked the sport because I did well in physical education at school."
Club / Team
Bogota: Colombia
Name of coach
Alonso Mina [national]; Freyman Arias [national]; Mauricio Ladino [personal], from 2020

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Colombia

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music, going to amusement parks, reading. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 1500m at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her sister and her mother. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Her sister Cristina. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Famous relatives
Her sister Isabel Cristina is an athlete who has competed at national level in Colombia. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019; arcangeles.org, 08 Nov 2018)
Ambitions
To win gold in the 1500m at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paranacionales.gov.co, 03 Dec 2019)
Impairment
She was born prematurely with a vision impairment. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)