Óscar Muñoz

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Óscar Muñoz
Óscar Muñoz London2012.jpg
Muñoz at the 2012 Olympics
Personal information
Born9 May 1993 (1993-05-09) (age 25)
Valledupar, Colombia[1]
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
Coached byRene Forero (national)
Alvaro Vidal (personal)[2][3]

Óscar Luis Muñoz Oviedo (born 9 May 1993) is a Colombian taekwondo practitioner who won a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the -58 kg weight class.[2] This was the fifth Olympic medal for Colombia at the 2012 Summer Olympics, and the first medal in this sport. At the 2016 Olympics he was eliminated in the first bout.

Muñoz took up taekwondo aged 12. In March 2016 he started working as a taekwondo coach.[3]


  1. ^ a b Óscar Muñoz. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ a b "Overview Óscar Muñoz". 2012 Summer Olympics. London2012.com. Archived from the original on April 2, 2013. Retrieved August 8, 2012.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ a b Óscar Luis Muñoz Oviedo. nbcolympics.com