Luis Fernando Higuita Barrera

Further Personal Information
Residence
Colombia
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2010 in Medellin, Colombia.
Why this sport?
His brother Byron joked he was too small and skinny to play football, so he went to do some weightlifting tests to prove him wrong.
Club / Team
Antioquia: Colombia
Name of coach
Juan Francisco Ruiz [club]; Jairo Cossio [club]
International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
Colombia
Tournament
Pan American Championships
Location
Miami, FL, USA
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two silver medals at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Tokyo, Japan. (elcolombiano.com, 18 Jun 2017)
Most influential person in career
His sister Ana Milena. (elcolombiano.com, 18 Jun 2017)

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