Distinguished athletes

Rowers, hockey players, boxers, karateists, runners and bikers have built the Chilean triumphs throughout the years.

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BOXING
- Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games
Ramon Tapia, silver medal (middleweight class)
Claudio Barrientos, bronze medal (bantamweight)
Carlos Lucas, bronze medal (middle-heavyweight)

EQUESTRIAN
- Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games
Oscar Cristi, silver medal
National team, silver medal

FOOTBALL (SOCCER)
– Chile 1962 World Cup
National team, third place
- Libertadores Cup 1991
Colo Colo, first place
- Sydney 2000 Olympic Games
National team, bronze medal

JAVELIN

- Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games

Marlene Ahrens, silver medal

KARATE
- Japan 2008 World Championship
David Dubó, gold medal (75 kg)

MARATHON
- Amsterdam 1928 Olympic Games
Manuel Plaza, silver medal

POLO
- Mexico 2008 World Cup
National team, first place

RALLY RAID
- World Championship (2004 and 2005)
Carlo de Gavardo, first place (motorcycle 450cc)
- World Championship 2006
Francisco López, first place (motorcycle 450cc)

ROLLER HOCKEY
- Chile 2006 Women’s World Championship
National team, first place

ROWING
– Seville 2002 World Championship

Christian Yantani and Miguel Cerda, first place (lightweight coxless pairs)
Lucerne World Cup 2005
Miguel Cerda and Felipe Leal, gold medal (lightweight coxless pairs)

SAILING
Alberto González, six-time world champion (lightning and Etchells classes)

SHOOTING
- Seoul 1988 Olympics Games
Alfonso de Iruarrizaga, silver medal (skeet)

TENNIS
- World Team Cup (2003 and 2004)
National team, first place
- Athens 2004 Olympic Games
Nicolás Massú, gold medal
Fernando González, bronze medal
Fernando González and Nicolás Massú, gold medal (doubles)
- Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
Fernando González, silver medal

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