Chile at the Olympics

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Chile at the Olympic Games

Flag of Chile
IOC code  CHI
NOC Comité Olímpico de Chile
Website www.coch.cl (Spanish)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games

Chile first participated at the Olympic Games at the inaugural 1896 Games, and has sent athletes to compete in most Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games since then.

Chilean athletes have won a total of thirteen medals, with tennis as the top medal-producing sport.

The National Olympic Committee for Chile was created in 1934.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Greece 1896 Athens 1 0 0 0 0
France 1900 Paris did not participate
United States 1904 St. Louis
United Kingdom 1908 London
Sweden 1912 Stockholm 14 0 0 0 0
Belgium 1920 Antwerp 2 0 0 0 0
France 1924 Paris 13 0 0 0 0
Netherlands 1928 Amsterdam 38 0 1 0 1 30
United States 1932 Los Angeles did not participate
Germany 1936 Berlin 40 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 1948 London 54 0 0 0 0
Finland 1952 Helsinki 59 0 2 0 2 31
Australia 1956 Melbourne 33 0 2 2 4 27
Italy 1960 Rome 9 0 0 0 0
Japan 1964 Tokyo 14 0 0 0 0
Mexico 1968 Mexico City 21 0 0 0 0
West Germany 1972 Munich 11 0 0 0 0
Canada 1976 Montreal 7 0 0 0 0
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow did not participate
United States 1984 Los Angeles 52 0 0 0 0
South Korea 1988 Seoul 17 0 1 0 1 36
Spain 1992 Barcelona 12 0 0 0 0
United States 1996 Atlanta 21 0 0 0 0
Australia 2000 Sydney 50 0 0 1 1 71
Greece 2004 Athens 22 2 0 1 3 39
China 2008 Beijing 27 0 1 0 1 70
United Kingdom 2012 London 35 0 0 0 0
Total 2 7 4 13 77

Medals by Winter Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Switzerland 1948 St. Moritz 4 0 0 0 0
Norway 1952 Oslo 3 0 0 0 0
Italy 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 4 0 0 0 0
United States 1960 Squaw Valley 5 0 0 0 0
Austria 1964 Innsbruck 5 0 0 0 0
France 1968 Grenoble 4 0 0 0 0
Japan 1972 Sapporo did not participate
Austria 1976 Innsbruck 5 0 0 0 0
United States 1980 Lake Placid did not participate
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo 4 0 0 0 0
Canada 1988 Calgary 5 0 0 0 0
France 1992 Albertville 5 0 0 0 0
Norway 1994 Lillehammer 3 0 0 0 0
Japan 1998 Nagano 3 0 0 0 0
United States 2002 Salt Lake City 6 0 0 0 0
Italy 2006 Turin 9 0 0 0 0
Canada 2010 Vancouver 3 0 0 0 0
Russia 2014 Sochi 6 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0

Medals by sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis 2 1 1 4
Athletics pictogram.svgAthletics 0 2 0 2
Equestrian pictogram.svg Equestrian 0 2 0 2
Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing 0 1 2 3
Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting 0 1 0 1
Football pictogram.svg Football 0 0 1 1
Total 2 7 4 13

List of medalists[edit]

A total of 30 athletes won 13 medals for Chile. Only three athletes won more than one medal: Óscar Cristi (two silver), Fernando Gonzalez (one gold , one silver and one bronze) and Nicolás Massú (two gold).

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Plaza, ManuelManuel Plaza Netherlands 1928 Amsterdam Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's marathon
 Silver Cristi, ÓscarÓscar Cristi Finland 1952 Helsinki Equestrian pictogram.svg Equestrian Individual jumping
 Silver Cristi, ÓscarÓscar Cristi
Ricardo Echeverría
César Mendoza
Finland 1952 Helsinki Equestrian pictogram.svg Equestrian Team jumping
 Silver Ahrens, MarleneMarlene Ahrens Australia 1956 Melbourne Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's javelin throw
 Bronze Barrientos, ClaudioClaudio Barrientos Australia 1956 Melbourne Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's bantamweight
 Silver Tapia, RamónRamón Tapia Australia 1956 Melbourne Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's middleweight
 Bronze Lucas, CarlosCarlos Lucas Australia 1956 Melbourne Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's light heavyweight
 Silver Iruarrizaga, Alfonso deAlfonso de Iruarrizaga South Korea 1988 Seoul Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Mixed skeet
 Bronze Australia 2000 Sydney Football pictogram.svg Football Men's competition
 Gold González, FernandoFernando González
Nicolás Massú
Greece 2004 Athens Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's doubles
 Gold Massú, NicolásNicolás Massú Greece 2004 Athens Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's singles
 Bronze González, FernandoFernando González Greece 2004 Athens Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's singles
 Silver González, FernandoFernando González China 2008 Beijing Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Men's singles

Olympic participants[edit]

498 athletes were members of the Chilean Olympic delegation.

Athletes by sports:

Sport Athletes Years
Summer Olympics
Athletics 101 1912-2012
Football 53 1928–2000
Cycling 42 1912-2012
Boxing 35 1924-1996
Basketball 31 1936-1956
Shooting 31 1912-2012
Equestrian 26 1912-2012
Fencing 21 1924-2012
Rowing 21 1952-2012
Swimming 15 1928-2012
Sailing 14 1926-2012
Modern pentathlon 11 1948-2012
Table tennis 11 1988-2012
Tennis 8 1924-2008
Judo 4 1984-2012
Weightlifting 4 1996-2012
Triathlon 3 2000-2012
Canoeing 2 2004-2008
Diving 2 1948-1956
Gymnastic 2 2012
Taekwondo 2 2000-2012
Archery 1 2000-2012
Wrestling 1 2012
Winter Olympics
Alpine Skiing 43 1948-2014
Biathlon 4 2002-2006
Freestyle Skiing 2 2014
Cross Country Skiing 1 2014

See also[edit]

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