IPC Colombia names team for Doha 2015

 29 Sep 2015 - 0:00

Doha: Maritza Arango, Juan Moreno and Juan Medina headline the Colombian team of nine athletes for October’s IPC Athletics World Championships.
Colombia has announced the nine athletes that will represent the country at the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships to be held in Doha from October 21 to 31.
The selection follows a strong performance by the Colombian team at August’s Parapan Am Games in Toronto, Canada, where they excelled, winning a total of 40 medals, seven gold, 17 silver, 16 bronze.Maritza Arango will go for a medal in the women’s 800m and the 1,500m T11, having clinched 800m silver two years ago. 
“Both are tough races but I really hope I can climb onto the podium for the third consecutive time,” she said.
Colombia is also confident of landing a medal in the 200m and the 400m T36, both through Americas record holder Juan Moreno. Parapan American bronze medallist Juan Medina is one to look out for in the 1,500m T38. THE PENINSULA

Doha: Maritza Arango, Juan Moreno and Juan Medina headline the Colombian team of nine athletes for October’s IPC Athletics World Championships.
Colombia has announced the nine athletes that will represent the country at the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships to be held in Doha from October 21 to 31.
The selection follows a strong performance by the Colombian team at August’s Parapan Am Games in Toronto, Canada, where they excelled, winning a total of 40 medals, seven gold, 17 silver, 16 bronze.Maritza Arango will go for a medal in the women’s 800m and the 1,500m T11, having clinched 800m silver two years ago. 
“Both are tough races but I really hope I can climb onto the podium for the third consecutive time,” she said.
Colombia is also confident of landing a medal in the 200m and the 400m T36, both through Americas record holder Juan Moreno. Parapan American bronze medallist Juan Medina is one to look out for in the 1,500m T38. THE PENINSULA