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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Colombia, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Colombia and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Colombia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Colombian track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Colombia is included when available.

Examples include Dayron Marquez and Nelcy Caicedo.

This historic track and field athletes from Colombia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Colombian track and field athletes of note?" and "Who are the most famous track and field athletes from Colombia?" These prominent track and field athletes of Colombia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Colombian track and field athletes.

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Angela Figueroa


Ángela María Figueroa Palacios is a Colombian athlete who specialises in the 3000 metres steeplechase. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, placing 43rd overall. ...more

Age: 31

Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia

Profession: Track and field athlete

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Brigitte Merlano


Brigitte María Merlano Pájaro is a Colombian hurdler. Her first name is also spelled Briggite or Brigith. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's 100 metres hurdles. ...more

Age: 33

Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia

Profession: Track and field athlete


Caterine Ibargüen Mena is a Colombian athlete competing in high jump, long jump and triple jump. Her notable medals include a gold medal in the IAAF World Championships in Athletics, a silver medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics, and a gold medal in the 2011 Pan American Games. ...more

Age: 33

Birthplace: Apartadó, Colombia

Profession: Track and field athlete

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Darlenys Obregón


Darlenys Obregón Mulato is a Colombian track and field athlete who competes in the sprinting events, primarily the 200 metres in which she has a personal best of 23.09 seconds. She represented her country at the 2008 Summer Olympics and is a three-time participant in the World Championships in ...more

Age: 31

Birthplace: Puerto Tejada, Colombia

Profession: Track and field athlete