Camilo Becerra

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Becerra and the second or maternal family name is Velasco.
Camilo Becerra
Personal information
Full name Camilo José Becerra Velasco
National team  Colombia
Born (1980-10-10) 10 October 1980 (age 36)
Cali, Colombia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Sport Swimming
Strokes Freestyle
Club Fort Worth Area Swim Team
College team Southern Methodist University

Camilo Becerra (born 10 October 1980)[1] is a three-time Olympic freestyle swimmer from Colombia. He swam from Colombia at the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympics.[2]

The 2004 Games saw his highest Olympic finish to date: a tie for 37th in the men's 50m freestyle.

Becerra also swam at the 2007 World Championships.

He graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2006 with a degree in Finance and Economics. Becerra swims for the Fort Worth Area Swim team in Fort Worth Texas and is coached by Ron Forrest.


  1. ^ Becerra's bio/results page from the 2008 Olympics website; retrieved 2009-07-24.
  2. ^ Becerra's entry from; retrieved 2009-07-24.