Weightlifter who won a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the 62 kg division.
He was a talented teenage weightlifter, before making his Olympic debut in 2004 as a 21-year old.
He won a gold medal at the 2008 Pan American Championships.
He was born in Zaragoza, Antioquia, Colombia.
He was part of a weightlifting showcase at the 2012 Olympics that featured Kendrick Farris.