UNIDAD DE ESTUDIOS A DISTANCIA
ADMINISTRACIÓN DE RECURSOS HUMANOS
LITARDO RAMÍREZ LEIDY KARINA
PINTO ANTRIAGO ANA
MONSERRATE SANTANA MEISY
Lcda. GUISELA CHABLAMsc.
QUEVEDO – LOS- RÍOS1. OBJECTIVES
• Apply the knowledge acquired in the English module, based on the life of Jefferson Perez.
• Writing about the life of the best Ecuadorian athlete of all time, Jefferson Pérez.
2. DEVELOPMENT TOPIC
Biography of Jefferson Perez
Jefferson Pérez was born in El Vecino, one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Cuenca,July 1, 1974 as the son of Manuel Jesús Pérez and María Lucrecia Quezada.
During his childhood, the life of Leonardo Jefferson went like that of other children in the neighborhood, in the between of economic constraints. During elementary school, which performed in schools Gabriel Cevallos and Eugenio Espejo, then high school in Francisco Febres Cordero, he had to share them with some tasks tohelp supporting his home.
However, her mother, although she suffers from a visual handicap is one of the cornerstones support for Jefferson’s sport life success. Apart from inculcating the best manners, she showed great determination to succeed with their children. In addition to Jefferson and Fausto, the Perez family is composed by Fabian Quezada, Marcia Patricia and Fanny.
Beyond hissporting career, the 1996 Olympic champion, he has also worked in his studies, earning the title of Business Administration, as well as Masters in Business Administration from the Universidad del Azuay.
All for a 20 in Physical Education
His initiation into the march was by chance. It all began with the rush to prepare for an endurance race, which served as a test of Physical Education, as astudent of second year in college Francisco Febres Cordero.
This urgency led him to ask his brother Fabian to cede his place to train for a week with the group of athletes led by coach Luis Muñoz. One morning in April 1988, he timidly approached Mother’s park, a place which thereafter became his training headquarters.
With few weeks of training, he succeed in the race AID Sport, winning the rightto represent to Ecuador, with Janeth Caizalitín in New York, USA and London, England as a sports ambassador.
His first important achievement was the bronze medal at the World Junior Championships, in Plovdiv,Bulgariain 1990. Two years later received his first consecration by winning the world junior title in Seoul, Korea. Jefferson won its first medal at the age of 17 years in California. He wonthe first gold medal for Ecuador at the Olympics in the discipline of 20 km walk in Atlanta 1996.He subsequently earned the gold medal in the 20 km walk in the Pan American Games of 2003 made in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). He achieved a new world record in the same discipline at the 9th World Championships in Athletics held in Paris 2003 by beating Paquillo Fernández. His record remainedin effect until September 29 in 2007, when he was overtaken by Vladimir Kanaykin. World Champion in Helsinki 2005. Three times World Champion at 20-Km walk in Osaka 2007. In Beijing 2008 Olympic Games silver medal. At that time he was considered the world's best athletes in his discipline and shares with Robert Korzeniowski the honor of being one of the best walkers in the history of the sport.He was considered the best athlete in Ecuador for several years. In 2008, the last year of his sport career, he was named best athlete of Ecuador. He is also rated as the best of all time thanks to his two Olympic medals, the only two Ecuadorian Olympic medals. Perez retired from professional athletics in September 2008 after the end of World Challenge held in Murcia . Today, Perez is...