Weiner Javier Diaz Mosquera
Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Physical Education - San Buenaventura University: Medellín, COL
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2011 in Medellin, Colombia.
Why this sport?
He is passionate about the sport.
Club / Team
Club Samadhi: Medellín, COL
Name of coach
Raul Diaz, since 2011
He trains for up to five hours a day at the Alfonso Gavis Stadium in Medellin, Colombia.
Pastranita (Facebook profile, 29 Nov 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the 400m T38 event at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
His mother, and coach Raul Diaz. (runningcolombia.com, 02 Dec 2015; Athlete, 13 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican athlete Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 13 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He had a stamp dedicated to him by the national postal service of Colombia in recognition of his bronze medal at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (afitecol.com, 23 Jan 2017)
He has cerebral palsy. (elcolombiano.com, 27 Mar 2015)
|Men's 100 m T38||Heat 2||2016-09-12||3|
|Men's 100 m T38||Final Round||2016-09-13||9999|
|Men's 400 m T38||Heat 2||2016-09-16||1|
|Men's 400 m T38||Final Round||2016-09-17||3|
|Men's 200 m T38||Heat 2||2017-07-17||4|
|Men's 200 m T38||Final 1||2017-07-18||4|
|Men's 100 m T38||Heat 1||2017-07-21||13|
|Men's 400 m T38||Final 1||2017-07-22||3|