Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics at age 23.
Why this sport?
He had been cycling and playing indoor football after losing his sight, but began running after his talent was spotted by a man named Jose Bautista. They trained together and Bautista encouraged him to make the most of his ability.
Club / Team
Club Buhos: Tunja, COL
Mar del Plata
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2010)
Hero / Idol
Kenyan middle distance runner David Rudisha. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2010)
He began to lose his vision at age 11 and was completely blind three years later. (hsbnoticias.com, 06 Sep 2012)
|Men's 400 m T11||Heat 2||2011-01-26||3|
|Men's 800 m T11||Heat 2||2011-01-28||1|
|Men's 800 m T11||Final||2011-01-29||3|
|Men's 1500 m T11||Heat 1||2012-08-31||3|
|Men's 1500 m T11||Final Round||2012-09-03||5|
|Men's 800 m T11||Semifinal 2||2013-07-22||2|
|Men's 800 m T11||Final 1||2013-07-23||2|
|Men's 1500 m T11||Semifinal 1||2013-07-24||3|
|Men's 1500 m T11||Final 1||2013-07-25||3|