Fabián Puerta

Fabián Puerta
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Puerta in 2018
Personal information
Full nameFabián Hernando Puerta Zapata
Born (1991-07-12) 12 July 1991 (age 29)
Caldas, Antioquia, Colombia
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight90 kg (198 lb)
Team information
Rider typeSprinter


Fabian Hernando Puerta Zapata (born 12 July 1991) is a Colombian track cyclist.[1] He competed in keirin at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and in Keirin at the 2011 Pan American Games where he won a gold medal. He is married to fellow track cyclist Juliana Gaviria, and is brother in law to former track World Champion and Giro D'Italia points classification winner Fernando Gaviria.[2]


On August 14, 2018 the Union Cycliste Internationale announced that it had notified Fabian Hernando Puerta Zapata of an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) of boldenone in a sample collected in the scope of an out-of-competition control on 11 June 2018. In accordance with UCI Anti-Doping Rules, Puerta was provisionally suspended until the adjudication of the affair.[3] On 29 August 2019 the UCI announced a four-year Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) of Fabian Hernando Puerta Zapata. The ADRV Date was 11 June 2018, and the period of ineligibility is until 12 August 2022.[4]


Central American and Caribbean Games
1st 1km time trial
2nd Team sprint
Pan American Road and Track Championships
1st team sprint
Pan American Games
1st Keirin
2nd Sprint
3rd Team sprint
Pan American Road and Track Championships
1st Keirin
3rd Sprint
Track Cycling World Cup
1st 1km time trial, Round 1, Cali
1st Keirin, Round 1, Cali
2nd Sprint, Round 1, Cali
Pan American Road and Track Championships
1st Keirin
1st 1km time trial
2nd Flying lap
Copa Cobernador de Carabobo
1st Sprint
1st Keirin


  1. ^ "Fabián Puerta". Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
  2. ^ "El noble gesto de Fernando Gaviria con Fabián Puerta" [The noble gesture of Fernando Gaviria to Fabián Puerta]. El Espectador (in Spanish). 22 February 2015. Retrieved 20 May 2017.
  3. ^ "UCI statement on Fabian Hernando Puerta Zapata". Union Cycliste Internationale. 14 August 2018.
  4. ^ "UCI ADRV Sanctions list 29 August 2019" (PDF). Union Cycliste Internationale. 29 August 2019.

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