Fernando Gaviria

  • Birth Name: Fernando Gaviria Rendon
  • Birth Place: La Ceja, Antioquia, Colombia
  • Profession: Track cyclist
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Fast Facts

  • Began cycling at the age of 15.
  • Is the younger brother of Juliana Gaviria, also a cyclist, who competed at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
  • Gained international recognition after defeating former world champion Mark Cavendish at the 2015 Tour de San Luis.
  • Signed a professional contract with the Etixx–Quick-Step cycling team for the 2016 season.
  • Took back-to-back golds in the Omnium at the 2015 and 2016 World Championships.
  • Came in fourth in the men's Omnium at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Relationships

  • José Hernando Gaviria — Father
  • María del Carmen Rendón — Mother
  • Juliana Gaviria — Sister

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  • Birth Name: Fernando Gaviria Rendon
  • Birth Place: La Ceja, Antioquia, Colombia
  • Profession: Track cyclist