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RODRIGUEZ John Edison

epee
Rank33
Pts54.50
Age28
HandL

Personal Information

Occupation Athlete

Languages French, Spanish

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
Zone Championships-1-1
Montreal (CANADA), 2017-06-14
1--1
San-Jose (COSTA RICA), 2016-04-16
--11
Sofia (BULGARIA), 2016-03-12

Sport Specific Information

Why this sport? He was encouraged to begin fencing by his mother.

Club / Team Saint Gratien: France

Name of coach Juan Miguel Paz [national], COL

Handedness Left

General Interest

Awards and honours He received the Altius Award from the Colombian Olympic Committee as the Best Fencer of 2017. (colombiasports.net, 12 Dec 2017)

In 2016 he was named Best Fencer of the Year by the Colombian Olympic Committee. (farodeportes.blogspot.com, 13 Dec 2016)

Famous relatives His grandfather Aureliano Quevedo was a national wrestling champion in Colombia. His mother Olga Lucia Quevedo was a national champion in fencing and later became an international coach. His sisters Diana Maritza, Luz Karime and Maria de los Angeles have also competed in the sport at an elite level. (fie.org, 03 May 2019; elperiodicodeportivo.com.co, 04 May 2018; Camilo Gutierrez, 07 Mar 2016; elperiodicoweb.com, 15 Oct 2009; elpais.com, 28 Nov 2008, 15 Mar 2003)

Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (elperiodicodeportivo.com.co, 04 May 2018)

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