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Colombia at the Olympics

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Colombia at the
NOCColombian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coc.org.co (in Spanish)
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Colombia was at the Olympic Games in 1932 for the first time.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Colombia is COL.[1]

History[change | change source]

Teams from Colombia have been in all but one Summer Olympic Games since then, missing only the 1952 Games. Colombia was in the Winter Olympic Games in the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Colombian athletes have won a total of eleven Olympic medals in six different sports. María Isabel Urrutia won the nation's first gold medal in 2000.

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

List of medalists[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
33 Bronze Clemente Rojas 1972 Munich Boxing Men's featherweight
33 Bronze Alfonso Pérez 1972 Munich Boxing Men's lightweight
22 Silver Helmut Bellingrodt 1972 Munich Shooting 50 metre running target
22 Silver Helmut Bellingrodt 1984 Los Angeles Shooting 50 metre running target
33 Bronze Jorge Julio Rocha 1988 Seoul Boxing Men's bantamweight
33 Bronze Ximena Restrepo 1992 Barcelona Athletics Women's 400 metres
11 Gold María Isabel Urrutia 2000 Sydney Weightlifting Women's 75 kg
33 Bronze María Luisa Calle 2004 Athens Cycling Women's points race
33 Bronze Mabel Mosquera 2004 Athens Weightlifting Women's 53 kg
22 Silver Diego Fernando Salazar 2008 Beijing Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
33 Bronze Jackeline Rentería 2008 Beijing Wrestling Women's freestyle 55 kg
22 Silver Rigoberto Urán 2012 London Cycling Men's road race
22 Silver Óscar Figueroa 2012 London Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
33 Bronze Yuri Alvear 2012 London Judo Women's 70 kg
22 Silver Caterine Ibargüen 2012 London Athletics Women's triple jump
33 Bronze Óscar Muñoz Oviedo 2012 London Taekwondo Men's 58 kg
33 Bronze Jackeline Rentería 2012 London Wrestling Women's freestyle 55 kg
11 Gold Mariana Pajón 2012 London Cycling Women's BMX
33 Bronze Carlos Oquendo 2012 London Cycling Men's BMX

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