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Colombia at the Olympics

 

Colombia at the Olympics

Colombia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Colombia
IOC code  COL
NOC Comité Olímpico Colombiano
Website www.coc.org.co (Spanish)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games

Colombia first participated at the Olympic Games in 1932, and has sent athletes to compete in all but one edition of the Summer Olympic Games since then, missing only the 1952 Games. Colombia has only participated in the Winter Olympic Games in the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Colombian athletes have won a total of 19 Olympic medals in eight different sports. María Isabel Urrutia won the nation's first gold medal through weightlifing - 75 kg at the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympics. Helmut Bellingrodt holds the most medals with two silver in shooting - running target, followed by Jackeline Rentería Castillo with two bronze medals in wrestling - 55 kg.

The National Olympic Committee for Colombia was created in 1936 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1948.

Contents

  • Medal tables 1
    • Medals by Summer Games 1.1
    • Medals by Winter Games 1.2
    • Medals by sport 1.3
  • List of medalists 2
    • Summer Olympics 2.1
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Medal tables

Medals by sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Weightlifting 1 2 1 4
Cycling 1 1 2 4
Shooting 0 2 0 2
Athletics 0 1 1 2
Boxing 0 0 3 3
Wrestling 0 0 2 2
Judo 0 0 1 1
Taekwondo 0 0 1 1
Total 2 6 11 19

List of medalists

Summer Olympics

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Bellingrodt, HelmutHelmut Bellingrodt 1972 Munich Shooting 50 metre running target
 Bronze Rojas, ClementeClemente Rojas 1972 Munich Boxing Men's featherweight
 Bronze Pérez, AlfonsoAlfonso Pérez 1972 Munich Boxing Men's lightweight
 Silver Bellingrodt, HelmutHelmut Bellingrodt 1984 Los Angeles Shooting 50 metre running target
 Bronze Julio Rocha, JorgeJorge Julio Rocha 1988 Seoul Boxing Men's bantamweight
 Bronze Restrepo, XimenaXimena Restrepo 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's 400 metres
 Gold Urrutia, María IsabelMaría Isabel Urrutia 2000 Sydney Weightlifting Women's 75 kg
 Bronze Calle, María LuisaMaría Luisa Calle 2004 Athens Cycling Women's points race
 Bronze Mosquera, MabelMabel Mosquera 2004 Athens Weightlifting Women's 53 kg
 Silver Salazar, DiegoDiego Salazar 2008 Beijing Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
 Bronze Rentería, JackelineJackeline Rentería 2008 Beijing Wrestling Women's freestyle 55 kg
 Gold Pajón, MarianaMariana Pajón 2012 London Cycling Women's BMX
 Silver Ibargüen, CaterineCaterine Ibargüen 2012 London Athletics Women's triple jump
 Silver Urán, RigobertoRigoberto Urán 2012 London Cycling Men's road race
 Silver Figueroa, ÓscarÓscar Figueroa 2012 London Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
 Bronze Oquendo, CarlosCarlos Oquendo 2012 London Cycling Men's BMX
 Bronze Alvear, YuriYuri Alvear 2012 London Judo Women's 70 kg
 Bronze Oviedo, Óscar MuñozÓscar Muñoz Oviedo 2012 London Taekwondo Men's 58 kg
 Bronze Rentería, JackelineJackeline Rentería 2012 London Wrestling Women's freestyle 55 kg

See also

References

  • "Olympic Medal Winners".  
  • "Comité Olímpico Colombiano". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2007-12-19. 
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