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Johndry SEGOVIA
Sport Open Water Swimming
NOC Venezuela   
GenderMen
Born07 Sep 1987 in Barquisimeto, VEN
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Residence
Santiago, CHI
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Sports Teacher
Languages
Spanish
Higher education
Physical Education - Upel-IPB Barquisimeto: Venezuela
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age four in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by his older brother.
Club / Team
Club Hogar Canario Larense: Barquisimeto, VEN
General Interest
Hobbies
Playing basketball. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the world championships in 2005, 2011, 2013, and 2017. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2021)
Injuries
He sustained an intercostal injury in 2013. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2021)
Famous relatives
His brother Juan has competed in open water swimming events at local level in Venezuela. (Athlete, 06 Aug 2021; primicia.com.ve, 27 Apr 2015)
Other information
SANCTION
He tested positive for the prohibited substance methylhexanamine at the 2012 Bolivarian Beach Games in Lima, Peru. He initially received a suspended six-month ban, but in October 2014 the International Swimming Federation [FINA] Doping Panel decided the suspension should have been enforced, and therefore nullified his results between November 2012 and May 2013. (swimswam.com, 06 Nov 2014)

COACHING
He has coached Venezuelan open water swimmer Paola Perez. (Instagram profile, 04 Aug 2021; lanacionweb.com, 06 Aug 2021)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
31 2017 Budapest, HUN 10km 1:53:39.6
21 2017 Budapest, HUN 5km 55:01.0
24 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10km 1:49:59.7
34 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km 54:02.3
17 2013 Barcelona, ESP 5km - Team Time Trial 58:59.9
43 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10km 2:01:17.2
28 2011 Shanghai, CHN 5km 56:45.9
30 2005 Montreal, QC, CAN 5km 57:18.0
26 2005 Montreal, QC, CAN 10km 1:57:16.7
World Cup
Rank Year Venue Event Result
25 2016 Viedma, ARG 10km 1:57:38
  2015 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km  DNS
0 2013 San Miguel de Cozumel, MEX 10km 1:59:53.40 DSQ
23 2012 Cancún, MEX 10km 1:59:14.71
33 2012 Santos, BRA 10km 2:13:54.37
20 2012 Viedma, ARG 10km 1:57:12