Colombia at the Olympics

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Colombia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Colombia
IOC code  COL
NOC Colombian Olympic Committee
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 Vancouver 2010.

Colombian athletes have won a total of 27 Olympic medals (five gold, eight silver and fourteen bronze) in eight different sports, with weightlifting and cycling as the most successful ones.

The Colombian Olympic Committee was created in 1936 and recognised by the International Olympic Committee in 1948.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by sport[edit]

  • As of the 2016 Summer Olympics

Colombia's most successful Olympic performances have been in weightlifting and cycling, with 6 medals, 2 gold in each.

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Weightlifting 2 2 2 6 26
Cycling 2 1 3 6 18
Athletics 1 1 1 3 56
Shooting 0 2 0 2 49
Boxing 0 1 4 5 52
Judo 0 1 1 2 41
Wrestling 0 0 2 2 49
Taekwondo 0 0 1 1 33
Total 5 8 14 27

List of medalists[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, EliecerEliecer Julio 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
 Gold Ibargüen, CaterineCaterine Ibargüen Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's triple jump
 Gold Pajón, MarianaMariana Pajón Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling Women's BMX
 Gold Figueroa, ÓscarÓscar Figueroa Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
 Silver Martínez, YuberjénYuberjén Martínez Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's light flyweight
 Silver Alvear, YuriYuri Alvear Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Judo pictogram.svg Judo Women's 70 kg
 Bronze Valencia, IngritIngrit Valencia Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Women's flyweight
 Bronze Ramirez, Carlos AlbertoCarlos Alberto Ramirez Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling Men's BMX
 Bronze Mosquera, Luis JavierLuis Javier Mosquera Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 69 kg

Multiple medalists[edit]

Athlete Sport Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
Mariana Pajón Cycling 2012, 2016 2 0 0 2
Caterine Ibargüen Athletics 2012, 2016 1 1 0 2
Óscar Figueroa Weightlifting 2012, 2016 1 1 0 2
Helmut Bellingrodt Shooting 1972, 1984 0 2 0 2
Yuri Alvear Judo 2012, 2016 0 1 1 2
Jackeline Rentería Wrestling 2008, 2012 0 0 2 2

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