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Nestor Landag Colonia[1] (born February 16, 1992) is a flyweight weightlifter from the Philippines. He won the 2015 Asian Championships and placed third in the clean and jerk at the 2015 World and 2016 Asian Championships.[2] He qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2] He is coached by his uncle Gregorio Colonia, who competed at the 1988 Olympics.[3]

Nestor Colonia
Nestor Colonia 2015.jpg
Nestor Colonia in 2015
Personal information
Born (1992-02-16) February 16, 1992 (age 27)
Zamboanga City
Height1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
SportWeightlifting
Coached byGregorio Colonia

Airman 2nd Class Colonia is also part of the Philippine Air Force weightlifting team, together with Hidilyn Diaz.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PH weightlifter Nestor Colonia shuts down basher on Facebook". Rappler. Rappler, Inc. August 8, 2016. Retrieved August 11, 2016.
  2. ^ a b Nestor COLONIA. the-sports.org
  3. ^ Reuben Terrado (September 21, 2014) Nestor Colonia misses meal, peanut power not enough as he makes early exit from weightlifting competition in Asiad. spin.ph
  4. ^ "TWO PAF BRONZE MEDALISTS IN A WORLD WEIGHTLIFTING CHAMPIONSHIP PAID A COURTESY CALL TO CG, PAF". Philippine Air Force. Retrieved July 1, 2016.