Juan Carlos Medina Valencia
Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Partner Luisa Benitez
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Fusagasuga, Colombia.
Why this sport?
"I was seen running fast and I like running."
Club / Team
Club Hijo Sol: Fusagasugá, COL
Name of coach
Juan Daniel Esquivel, from 2011
Juancho (Facebook profile, 13 Oct 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the 1500m at the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, ON, Canada. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 22 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
He received the 2014 Bronze Condor award from the Cundinamarca Government in Colombia for his sporting achievements. (cundinamarca.gov.co, 20 Apr 2015)
|Men's 800 m T38||Heat 2||2015-10-23||15|
|Men's 1500 m T38||Final 1||2015-10-30||6|