Colombia at the Olympics

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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.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting 1 2 1 4
Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling 1 1 2 4
Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting 0 2 0 2
Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics 0 1 1 2
Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing 0 0 3 3
Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling 0 0 2 2
Judo pictogram.svg Judo 0 0 1 1
Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo 0 0 1 1
Total 2 6 11 19

List of medalists[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

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

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