Our Champion for Peace

JULIO TEHERAN

Julio Teherán is a professional Colombian baseball player. Playing for the Atlanta Braves since 2007, Julio has emerged as one of the greatest pitchers of his generation. Aware that sport can have a significant impact in establishing peace, he is involved with Peace and Sport to do this, notably by launching the Baseball for Peace program in Colombia.

age

28

pays

Colombia

sport

Baseball

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Pitcher of the Atlanta Braves

Colombia

Launch of the Baseball por la Paz program

The program “Beisbol por la Paz” was designed for teenagers in order to help them to stay away from gangs in the most dangerous cities of Colombia.