Imagen
30399-Luis Fernando Lucumi Villegas photo

Luis Fernando Lucumi Villegas

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T38, F38

Further personal information

Languages
Spanish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2008.
Why this sport?
He was inspired by Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt at age 14. "I have always been really keen on sports, so I decided to try athletics and liked it. I especially enjoyed throwing the javelin, which was also the event I was better at so I continued training."
Name of coach
Alonso Mina [national]; Freyman Arias [national]

General interest

Nicknames
Luisfer (90minutos.co, 12 Jul 2016)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (elnuevoliberal.com, 10 Apr 2016)
Awards and honours
A stamp was dedicated to him by the national postal service of Colombia in recognition of the silver medal he won at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (afitecol.com, 23 Jan 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (hsbnoticias.com, 30 Aug 2017)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (Noticias Caracol YouTube channel, 24 May 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T38 Heat 1 2016-09-12 5
Men's Javelin F38 Final Round 2016-09-15 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F38 Final 1 2017-07-14 6
Men's 100 m T38 Heat 2 2017-07-21 12
Men's Javelin F38 Final 1 2017-07-22 4