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Weiner Javier Diaz Mosquera

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T38

Further personal information

Residence
Medellín, COL
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
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
Training Regime
He trains for up to five hours a day at the Alfonso Gavis Stadium in Medellin, Colombia.

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Colombia

General interest

Nicknames
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)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (elcolombiano.com, 27 Mar 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
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
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
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