Bronze Medal in BMX for Oquendo in London8/13/2012
Riding Maxxis’ prototype race tire the Torch, Carlos Oquendo took the bronze medal in men’s BMX racing in London. The final race was held August 10.
Oquendo ranked fourth overall in the quarterfinals and semifinals, and was third in his final run. He finished .675 seconds behind the first-place rider in the finals. Oquendo’s bronze medal was one of eight awarded to athletes from Colombia.
Maxxis salutes the incredible achievement of Carlos Oquendo, and is proud that its new tire the Torch played a part in taking him to the podium.