Puerto Rico at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Puerto Rico at the
1948 Summer Olympics
Puerto rico national sport flag.svg
IOC code PUR
NOC Puerto Rico Olympic Committee
Website www.copur.pr (Spanish)
in London
Competitors 9 (9 men, 0 women) in 3 sports
Flag bearer José ‘Fofó’ Vicente
Medals
Ranked 34th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 1 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Puerto Rico competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, Great Britain. Nine competitors, all men, took part in eight events in three sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Venegas, Juan EvangelistaJuan Evangelista Venegas Boxing Bantamweight (51-54 kg)

Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]

Track events

Event Athletes Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
110 m hurdles Julio E. Sabater 15.3 =14 Did not advance

Field events

Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
High jump Benjamín Casado 1.84 =21 Did not advance
Pole vault José “Fofo” Vicente 4.00 = 9th (T) 3.95 =9
José Celso Barbosa 4.00 = 9th (T) 3.95 =9

Legend:
NP = Notable Performance
Q = Qualified for Finals

Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Bronze Final Final
Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result
Juan Venegas Bantamweight (51-54 kg)  Callebout (BEL) W PTS  Lall (IND) W PTS  Perera (CEY) W PTS  Csik (HUN) L PTS  Domenech (ESP) W PTS Bronze Did not advance
Clotilde Colón Featherweight (54–58 kg)  Gundersen (NOR) W KO R1  Savoie (CAN) L PTS Did not advance
Israel Quitcon Light-heavyweight (73-80 kg)  Roude (FRA) W RSC R1  Szymura (POL) L RSC R3 Did not advance

Legend:
PTS = Points
RSC = Referee Stop Contest
R = Round

Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting[edit]

Rifle

Event Athlete Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
50 m rifle prone George Johnson 590 25 X X

Pistol

Event Athlete Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
50 m pistol Miguel Barasorda 501 39 X X

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Puerto Rico at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 6 February 2015. 

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