Dec 11, 2012
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.