El Salvador at the 1992 Summer Olympics

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El Salvador at the Olympic Games

Flag of El Salvador
IOC code  ESA
NOC Comité Olímpico de El Salvador
Website www.somosazulyblanco.com (Spanish)
At the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona
Competitors 4 (3 men and 1 woman) in 3 sports
Flag bearer María José Marenco
Medals Gold
0
Silver
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Bronze
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Total
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Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games

El Salvador competed at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain, from 25 July to 9 August 1992. This was the nation's fifth appearance at the Olympics.

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador sent a total of 4 athletes to the Games, 3 men and 1 women, to compete in 3 sports. This is the smallest-ever contingent of Salvadorian athletes at the Games. Swimmer María José Marenco was selected to carry her nation's flag during the opening ceremony.

Competitors[edit]

Comité Olímpico de El Salvador selected a team of 4 athletes, 3 men and 1 women, to compete in 5 sports.[1] Judoka Juan Vargas, at age 29, was the oldest athlete of the team, while swimmer María José Marenco was the youngest at age 15.

The following is the list of number of competitors participating in the Games.

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 2 0 2
Judo 1 0 1
Swimming 0 1 1
Total 3 1 4

Athletics[edit]

Men
Field events
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Angelo Ianuzzelli Long jump 7.31 m 20 N/A Did not advance
Herbert Rodríguez Discus throw 43.22 m 16 N/A Did not advance

Judo[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Juan Vargas 71 kg  Mohamed Al-Jalai (YEM)
W
 Toshihiko Koga (JPN)
L
Did not advance =13

Swimming[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
María José Marenco 200 m freestyle 2:09.36 32 N/A Did not advance
400 m freestyle 4:29.32 26 N/A Did not advance
800 m freestyle 9:09.41 20 N/A Did not advance

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Salvador at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games." Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved on 17 March 2014.