Andres Eduardo Diaz

  • Colombia
  • Born: 1993
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ITU Triathlon Points List 626
Regional Points List 170

I first took up triathlon in 2007, and liked it very much; it has become my passion. I have a family background in sport: my mother swims, and my father is a recreational basketball player. The people who have had the most influence on my sporting career are God, my mother, grandmother, coach, and my state league President (who is my adoptive father).

I currently train in Pereira, and during a typical training week I swim for nine hours, bike for 12.5 hours, and run for seven hours. My personal best swim time (1500m) is 19:25, bike (40km) 57:00, and run (10km) 37:00. I am a participant in the sport development team for the Risaralda triathlon league for 2012 and 2016. My favorite ITU race has been Madrid, because it is well organized, has an excellent talent level, and there are lots of spectators. My triathlon goals are to win an Olympic medal, and to be the best triathlete in the world.

Outside of triathlon, I want to be a professional, have a car, a house, and fame. The biggest obstacle that I have had to overcome is not having a strong relationship with my father.

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Latest Athlete Results
2017 Quarteira ETU Triathlon European Cup
01 Apr, 2017 - Elite Men - 02:00:57
2016 Altafulla ETU Triathlon European Cup and Mediterranean Championships
17 Jul, 2016 - Elite Men - DNS
2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago
15 Sep, 2015 - U23 Men - 01:49:18
2015 Bridgetown CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup
18 Apr, 2015 - Elite Men - 00:59:07
2015 Salinas CAMTRI Triathlon American Cup
12 Apr, 2015 - Elite Men - 01:51:03
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Andres Eduardo
Family Name Diaz
Representing COL
Year of Birth 1993
Place of Birth Caracas, Venezuela
Residence San Fernando La Playa, Colombia
Coach Carlos Ivan Franco Marmolejo
Sponsors Sports Colombia Institute (Coldeportes), Colombian Olympic Committee, Colombian Triathlon Federation, Sports and Culture Institute of Risaralda State, and Risaralda Triathlon League.
Andres Eduardo's next event
02 Jul, 2017
2017 Altafulla ETU Triathlon European Cup and Mediterranean Championships
Altafulla, Spain • Start List
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