The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London in 2012 or "London 2012 Olympic Games",held in the city of London in the UK, from 27 July to 12 August . London becomes the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times,before it did in 1908 and 1948.
Colombian medalists in the 2012 London Olympics
Rigoberto Uran was asked to give Colombians the first silver medal, wonin the road race.
The second joy come by Oscar Figueroa in weightlifting, where he earned a silver medal in the 62 kg category.
The judoka YuriAlvear gave Colombia the third medal, bronze in 70 kg category.
The fourth medal, silver, slung Catherine Ibargüen, which came as a favorite in theTriple Jump with the Kazakh Olga Rypakova, winner of gold medal.
Taekwondo gave him the fifth medal to Colombia with Oscar Munoz, young man barely 19 yearsold who hanged himself the bronze medal in the 58 kg category.
As he did in Beijing 2008, Jackeline Renteria fighter again won the bronze medal, sixthfor the Colombian delegation in London 2012.
Mariana Pajón, the standard bearer and favorite gold medal in BMX, closed the participation of Colombia witha flourish, rattling a whole country and winning the gold medal, which made the national anthem was heard Colombia for the second time around Olympictime very touching.
The bronze medal Mario Carlos Oquendo in the male BMX was the last and eighth in the medal Colombia, ending a day of gold in the BMX.