Bolivia competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. Comité Olímpico Boliviano sent a total of 5 athletes to the Games, 3 men and 2 women, to compete only in athletics, shooting, and swimming; all of them had competed in their first Olympics. Three athletes were selected by Universality places, without having qualified. More than half of them were under the age of 25; thus, many of them were expected to reach their peak in time for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Freestyle swimmer Karen Torrez was the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony. Bolivia, however, has yet to win its first ever Olympic medal.


Athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the 'A' Standard, and 1 at the 'B' Standard):[1][2]

  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Bruno Rojas 100 m 10.62 1 Q 10.65 8 Did not advance
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Claudia Balderrama 20 km walk 1:33:28 33


Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Juan Carlos Perez Trap 110 31 Did not advance


Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Andrew Rutherfurd 100 m freestyle 52.57 41 Did not advance
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Karen Torrez 100 m freestyle 57.78 37 Did not advance

See also


  1. ^ "iaaf.org – Top Lists". IAAF. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  2. ^ IAAF Games of the XXX Olympiad – London 2012 ENTRY STANDARDS (PDF), IAAF, archived from the original (PDF) on 7 July 2012, retrieved 20 August 2011 

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