Carcelén, Roberto

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Name
Carcelén, Roberto Gender: M
Roberto Ignacio Carcelén Flores
born on 8 September 1970 at 17:50 (= 5:50 PM )
Place Lima, Peru, 12s03, 77w03
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 15°51' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 17°31 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 13°08'



Roberto Carcelén
photo: Roberto Carcelen, license gfdl

Biography

Peruvian-American cross-country skier, who competed at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics for Peru. He was the first Peruvian person ever to compete at the Winter Olympics. He had learned the sport from his American wife.

At the 2010 Olympics, he competed in the 15 kilometre freestyle race, and placed 94th out of 95.

Carcelen qualified again in 2013 for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He competed in the 15 kilometre classical race, although he broke a rib during training, and finished last out of 87 competitors who finished the race.

Carcelen is the founder and executive director of The Roberto Carcelen Foundation, a US-based non profit that provides overcoming opportunities to underprivileged children through Computer science education.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Peruvian emigrant to the USA)
  • Vocation : Sports : Skiing (Cross-country)
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (First Peruvian to compete at a Winter Olympics)