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María Isabel Urrutia

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMaría Isabel•Urrutia Ocoró
Used nameMaría Isabel•Urrutia
Born25 March 1965 in Candelaria (COL)
Measurements170 cm / 78 kg
NOC Colombia


María Isabel Urrutia finished fourth (discus throw) and seventh (shot put) at the 1987 Pan American Games. Four years later she finished fifth (discus throw) and sixth (shot put) at the 1991 Pan American Games. At the 1995 Pan American Games she again finished fourth in discus throw.

Personal Bests: SP – 16.47 (1990); DT – 58.50 (1992).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Athletics COL María Isabel Urrutia
Shot Put, Women (Olympic) 21 r1/2
Discus Throw, Women (Olympic) 17 r1/2
2000 Summer Olympics Weightlifting COL María Isabel Urrutia
Heavyweight, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
2000 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony COL María Isabel Urrutia

Special Notes