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Dec 11, 2012 | Xinhuanet

Colombia honors Olympian Pajon, soccer star Falcao

Colombia on Tuesday honored its top athletes, including Olympic gold medal winner Mariana Pajon and soccer star Radamel Falcao Garcia.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Olympic Soccer, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Cycling, Mariana Pajon, Summer Olympics

Wed Aug 15, 2012

India Talkies

Huge welcome in Colombia for Olympic medallists - Indiatalkies.com

Bogota, Aug 16 Colombia gave a huge welcome to its eight athletes who won medals at the London Olympic Games.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Oscar Figueroa, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Cycling, Mariana Pajon

Fri Aug 10, 2012

Newkerala.com

Poverty led Colombian medallist to wrestling

Colombian wrestler Jackeline Renteria, who at age 25 has won the second Olympic bronze medal of her career, in 1999 chose wrestling classes that were free instead of judo classes that cost money because her family was so poor.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Wrestling, Olympics, Tetyana Lazareva, Summer Olympics

Thu Aug 09, 2012

Examiner.com

Verbeek wins Olympic silver in wrestling Thursday

Verbeek lost to Saori Yoshida of Japan 3-0, 2-0 in the gold medal final, but overall it was a spectacular day for Verbeek, who has now won an Olympic medal in the last three Olympic Games.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Olympic Wrestling, Saori Yoshida, Summer Olympics, Tetyana Lazareva

RIA Novosti

Colombia's Renteria and Azerbaijan's Ratkevich Take Wrestling Bronze

Colombia's Jackeline Renteria won her second Olympic bronze as Azerbaijan's Ratkevich also took bronze in the women's 55 kilogram freestyle wrestling Thursday.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympic Wrestling, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Tetyana Lazareva

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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