Race walker who made his Olympic debut at the 2004 Summer Games in Athens.
He won silver at the 1998 South American Junior Championships.
In 2009 he won gold medals at the Pan American Race Walking Cup, South American Championships, and Bolivarian Games.
He was born in San Juan de Pasto, Narino, Columbia.
He competed at the 2012 Olympics, where Michael Phelps was the headliner.