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Luis Fernardo BOLAÑOS ZULOAGA
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Colombia   
GenderMen
Born16 Oct 1992 in Carabobo, VEN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Spanish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age four at the Aqua Baby Club in Venezuela. He switched to open water swimming in 2007.
Club / Team
Valle del Cauca: Colombia
Name of coach
Luis Felipe Valencia [national]
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everything is possible." (Twitter profile, 31 May 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (indervalle.gov.co, 08 Nov 2016)
Other information
FROM VENEZUELA TO COLOMBIA
He was born in Valencia, Venezuela, to Colombian parents. In 2016 he relocated to Colombia in order to continue his career and began competing for the Colombian national team in 2018. (coc.org.co, 08 Oct 2018; indervalle.gov.co, 08 Nov 2016)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
44 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 1:51:09.6
16 2013 Barcelona, ESP 25km 4:50:52.7
17 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km - Team Time Trial 58:59.9
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
16 2016 Viedma, ARG 10km 1:56:33
45 2015 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 1:44:39.00
38 2015 Viedma, ARG 10km 2:07:54.70
18 2013 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 1:58:00.40
31 2012 Cancún, MEX 10km 2:03:26.44