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Colombia at the 1932 Summer Olympics

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Colombia at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Colombia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Colombia
IOC code  COL
NOC Comité Olímpico Colombiano
Website (Spanish)
At the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles
Competitors 1 in 1 sports
Flag bearer Jorge Perry Villate
Medals Gold
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

[1] Colombia did not have an Olympic committee but agreed to sponsor Villate to train in America for four months before the event,[2] unfortunately Villate failed to finish after feeling faint after the first 10 km.[3]


Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Jorge Perry Villate Marathon DNF

See also


  • Official Olympic Reports
  1. ^ "Colombia 1932". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 8 Aug 2013. 
  2. ^ "First Olympian". communicate sa. Retrieved 10 Aug 2013. 
  3. ^ "Colombian first hero". Semena. Retrieved 8 Aug 2013. 

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