Latin America’s Top Athletes, Teams in Rio Olympic Games
Brazilian Thiago Braz da Silva, 22 years old, surprised everybody in athletics by going beyond the 6.03 m mark, thus establishing a new Olympic record and giving favorite French Renaud Lavillenie the silver medal.
Top 5 Latin American Countries in the Olympic History
The list of Olympic legends also includes runner Alberto Juantorena, the only athlete in the history to win both 400 and 800-meter dash in the same edition of the Games.
Top 10 Latin American Athletes to be followed in 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Colombian Caterine Ibargüen will have a chance to win a gold medal once again in Río 2016.
Top 5: Cuban Athletes to Follow during Toronto 2015
The country’s highest figure is Idalys Ortiz, world champion in London, who is going to fight for her second gold medal at the Canadian city. Four years ago, in Guadalajara, Ortiz easily won in her division.
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