Jefferson Pérez

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Jefferson Pérez
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Pérez in action
Personal information
Full nameJefferson Leonardo Pérez Quezada
Nickname(s)Jeffi
Born (1974-07-01) 1 July 1974 (age 47)
Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Alma materUniversity of Azuay
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Sport
Country Ecuador
SportAthletics
Event(s)Racewalking
Retired21 September 2008 (age 34)
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals1996 Summer Olympics
2000 Summer Olympics
2004 Summer Olympics
2008 Summer Olympics

Jefferson Leonardo Pérez Quezada (born 1 July 1974) is an Ecuadorian retired race walker. He won the first two medals his country achieved in the Olympic Games.[1] He won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jefferson Perez – Reaching for Olympic Gold". Ecuador.com. Retrieved 8 August 2021.