|Full name||Sandra Patricia Zapata Pórtela|
3 February 1977 |
La Argentina, Huila, Colombia
|Height||1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||53 kg (117 lb)|
|Coached by||Olga Beatriz Ladino Romero|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||20 km walk: 1:33:22 (2008)|
Sandra Patricia Zapata Pórtela (born February 3, 1977 in La Argentina, Huila) is a female Colombian race walker. In 2008, Zapata had won a gold medal in the 20 km at the South American Race Walking Championships in Cuenca, Ecuador, and also, set both a national record and a personal best time of 1:33:22 at the IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Cheboksary, Russia.
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Zapata competed for the second time in the 20 km race walk. She successfully finished the race in thirty-fourth place by eight seconds ahead of Ecuador's Johana Ordóñez, with a time of 1:36:18.
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