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Jose Alexis Belizario Angulo

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Family
Wife Claudia, daughter Maria Fernanda [2012], twins Samuel and Manuel [2015]
Residence
Arauca, COL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
International Business - Corporacion Universitaria Remington: Arauca, COL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007 in Arauca, Colombia.
Why this sport?
During a rehabilitation programme his teacher and classmates decided to establish a sporting club, and they chose athletics as the main sport.
Club / Team
Club de Limitados Visuales de Arauca [CLIVEAR]: Arauca, COL
Name of coach
Fleider Heredia, MEX, from 2014

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Colombia
Location
United States

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the javelin at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
His mother, wife and children. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"With hard work, discipline and perseverance dreams can be achieved. The one who fights is the one who gets what he wants." (llanera.com, 27 Aug 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he received the Silver Acord Award from the Colombian Association of Sports Journalists. (coldeportesarauca.gov.co, 05 May 2017)

In 2015 he received the Ciudad de Arauca Medal from the council of Arauca, Colombia. (araucamia.com, 27 Aug 2015)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2017 World Championships in London, England. (arauca.gov.co, 31 May 2017)
Impairment
He lost vision in both eyes after being involved in two separate accidents. The first accident occurred at age seven, and the second five years later. (donpetroenlared.com, 2009)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
He also has a technical diploma in physical education. (senaldeportes.tv, 30 Nov 2015)

CLUB FOUNDER
He is a co-founder of the Club de Limitados Visuales de Arauca [CLIVEAR] in Colombia. (senaldeportes.tv, 30 Nov 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F11 Final 1 2013-07-23 6
Men's Long Jump T11 Final 1 2013-07-27 8
Men's Long Jump T11 Final 1 2013-07-27 999
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F11 Final 1 2015-10-25 3
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 1 2015-10-27 9999
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 1 2017-07-17 3