Colombian long, high, and triple jumper who won a silver medal in triple jump at the 2012 Olympic Games. She's also won gold medals at the IAAF World Championships and Pan American Games.
She started her athletic career as a volleyball player before moving to track sports. She originally specialized in high jump before expanding to triple and long jump.
Her 2005 high jump of 1.93 meters set a Colombian record. She competed at the 2004 Olympics in high jump, but did not medal.
She was born to Francisca Mena and William Ibargüen Rivas, but was raised by her grandmother after the ongoing armed conflict in Colombia forced her parents apart.
Yamile Aldama also competed in the triple jump at the 2012 Olympics.