Natalia Sánchez (archer)

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Natalia Sánchez
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BornMay 20, 1983 (1983-05-20) (age 36)

Natalia "Nati" Sánchez Echeverri (born May 20, 1983) is a female athlete from Colombia who competes in archery. She is 2009 World Championship bronze medalist. Sánchez was born in Medellín, Antioquia.

2008 Summer Olympics[edit]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Sánchez finished her ranking round with a total of 643 points. This gave her the 18th seed for the final competition bracket in which she faced Katsiarina Muliuk in the first round. Despite the archer from Belarus being only the 47th seed, she managed to upset Sánchez and eliminate her with a 104-101 score.[1] Together with Ana Rendón and Sigrid Romero she also took part in the team event. With her 643 score from the ranking round combined with the 647 of Rendón and the 551 of Romero the Colombian team was in tenth position after the ranking round. In the first round they faced the Japanese team, but were unable to beat them. Japan advanced to the quarter finals with a 206-199 score.[1]

2016 Summer Olympics[edit]

Sanchez also represented Colombia at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.[2]


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Natalia Sánchez". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.

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