Luis Fernando Lucumi Villegas
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
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]
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)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (hsbnoticias.com, 30 Aug 2017)
He was born with cerebral palsy. (Noticias Caracol YouTube channel, 24 May 2018)
|Men's 100 m T38||Heat 1||2016-09-12||5|
|Men's Javelin F38||Final Round||2016-09-15||2|
|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|