Colombia: Caterine Ibargüen Wins Silver in Triple Jump

This post is part of our Special Coverage of our London 2012 Games.

During the afternoon of Sunday, August 5, Colombian Twitter users expressed their emotion, expectation and tension due to the performance of  Caterine Ibargüen, who represents the country in long jump, high jump, and triple jump at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Under the hashtags #VuelaCaterine [es] (“Fly Caterine”) and #VamosCaterine [es] (“Go Caterine”) netizens showed their support for the athlete who won the silver medal in triple jump.

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