Colombia has 30 Olympic medals in its history


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Colombia has 30 Olympic medals in its history

The weightlifter Luis Javier Mosquera achieved the silver medal in the 67 kilogram category at Tokyo 2020 and gave Colombia the 30th Olympic medal in history.

The weightlifter born in Yumbo, Valle del Cauca got his second medal, after the bronze one obtained in Rio 2016 and scored his name among the most winners.

In its history, Colombia won 5 golds, 10 silvers and 15 bronzes.

The first medalist in history was the shooter Helmut Bellingrodt, who won silver in Munich 1962. Meanwhile, the first gold was that of Maria Isabel Urrutia, in weights in Sydney 2000.

ALL COLOMBIAN MEDALS

Munich 1972
Silver: sport shooting, 10 m moving target, Helmut Bellingrodt.
Bronze: boxing, 57-60 kg, Alfonso Pérez.
Bronze: boxing, 54-57 kg, Clemente Rojas.

Los Angeles 1984
Silver: sport shooting, 10 m moving target, Helmut Bellingrodt.

Seoul 1988
Bronze: boxing, 51 – 54 kg, Jorge Julio Rocha.

Barcelona 1992
Bronze: Athletics, 400m dash, Ximena Restrepo

Sydney 2000
Gold: Weights, 69 – 75 kg, María Isabel Urrutia

Beijing 2008
Silver: Weightlifting, 62 kg, Diego Salazar.
Silver: Weightlifting, 69 kg, Leidy Solís.
Bronze: Fight, 55 kg, Jackeline Renteria.

London 2012
Gold: BMX, Mariana Pajón.
Silver: Athletics, Triple Jump, Caterine Ibargüen.
Silver: Road cycling, Rigoberto Urán.
Silver: Weights, 62 kg, Óscar Figueroa.
Bronze: Weights, 69 kg, Ubaldina Valoyes.
Bronze: Fight, 55 kg, Jackeline Renteria.
Bronze: Judo, 70 kg, Yuri Alvear.
Bronze: BMX, Carlos Oquendo.
Bronze: Taekwondo, 58 kg, Óscar Muñoz.

Rio de Janeiro 2016
Gold: Weights, 62 kg, Óscar Figueroa.
Gold: Athletics, Triple Jump, Caterine Ibargüen.
Gold: BMX, Mariana Pajón.
Silver: Judo, 70 kg, Yuri Alvear.
Silver: Boxing, 49 kg, Yuberjen Martínez.
Bronze: Weights, 69 kg, Luis Mosquera.
Bronze: Boxing, 51 kg, Ingrit Valencia.
Bronze: BMX, Carlos Ramírez Yepes.


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