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  • News | RIO 2016

    Pajon defends BMX title as Fields strikes gold for USA

    In the Rio 2016 BMX competition at Deodoro American Connor Fields took the honours in the men’s event, while Colombia’s Mariana Pajon showed yet again that she is the queen of the women’s circuit, with a successful defence of her title.
    02 Sep 2016 | BMX Freestyle, RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 14: New triple for Bolt, Germany at the summit of women’s football

    Relive the superb Olympic day of Friday 19 August in Rio on olympic.org. Usain Bolt competed in his last race at the Games, the 4x100m relay, and achieved a new triple. Wins for Germany in the women’s football, Carolina Marín for Spain in badminton and Cheick Sallah Cissé in taekwondo for Côte d'Ivoire marked amazing firsts; Russia remained undefeated in synchronised swimming; while Mariana Pajón reigned supreme in BMX!
    19 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | IOC News

    World is abuzz with activities as millions get active on Olympic Day

    Today – 23 June – is Olympic Day! Spurred on by the Olympic Movement, close to six million people across the globe, young and old alike, are reversing the trend away from sport and are moving, jumping, stretching and getting their sweat on to promote a healthy and active lifestyle and celebrate the birth of the modern Olympic Games and its values.
    23 Jun 2017 | Olympic News, IOC News, Olympic Day, Press Release
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Pajón eyes Tokyo as she continues to rewrite the history books

    Mariana Pajón made history when she won gold in the BMX at Rio 2016, as she became Colombia’s first double Olympic champion. Now Pajón has her sights on a third Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020, despite only recently returning to the saddle after nine months out with a serious knee ligament injury.
    21 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, BMX Racing, Colombia
  • Cycling BMX - Women

    Cycling BMX - Women

    Mariana Pajon #100 of Colombia powers to victory during the Women's BMX final on day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic BMX Centre on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Cycling BMX - Women

    Cycling BMX - Women

    (L-R) Maria Gabriela Diaz of Argentina, Stefany Hernandez of Venezuela, Amanda Carr of Thailand, Simone Christensen of Denmark, Merle Van Benthem of the Netherlands, Manon Valentino of France, Alise Post of the United States and Mariana Pajon of Colombia compete during the Women's BMX Semi Finals 1 on day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic BMX Centre on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Cycling BMX - Women

    Cycling BMX - Women

    (L-R) Mariana Pajon of Colombia, Stefany Hernandez of Venezuela, Simone Christensen of Denmark and Manon Valentino of France compete during the Women's semi final 1 on day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic BMX Centre on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Cycling BMX - Women

    Cycling BMX - Women

    (L-R) Amanda Carr of Thailand, Alise Post of the United States, Stefany Hernandez of Venezuela and Mariana Pajon of Colombia compete during the Women's Semi Finals on day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic BMX Centre on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
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