Alejo Vélez

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Alejo Vélez
Medal record
Track and field (athletics)
Representing  Spain
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona High Jump - b2
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta High Jump - F10-11

Alejo Vélez is a paralympic athlete from Spain competing mainly in category F11 jumping events.

Vélez competed in his first paralympics in his home country in 1992 as well as travelling to Atlanta for the 1996 Summer Paralympics. In 1992 he competed in the long jump, triple jump and pentathlon finishing fifth, fourth and eighth as well as setting a new paralympic games record in the high jump to win gold by 20 cm. He failed to register a performance in the 1996 long jump and then despite jumping higher than four years ago lost out to Belarusian Oleg Chapel in the high jump. [1]