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Juan Sebastian Gomez Coa

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
F38, T38

Further personal information

Residence
Montería, COL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 15 in Monitos, Colombia.
Why this sport?
Although he wanted to play futsal, his physical education teacher saw he had a talent for athletics and introduced him to the regional coach in Cordoba, Colombia.
Name of coach
Filiberto Castro

General interest

Nicknames
Chojuan (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Hobbies
Playing games on his mobile phone. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two gold medals and one silver medal at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Nottwil, Switzerland. (coldeportes.gov.co, 09 Aug 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Filiberto Castro. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You should do sports because it is good for everyone. You can be better every time and there is no obstacle that cannot be overcome." (coldeportes.gov.co, 09 Aug 2017)