Puerto Rico at the Olympics

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Puerto Rico at the
Olympics
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg
IOC codePUR
Websitewww.copur.pr (in Spanish)
Medals
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
6
Total
9
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Puerto Rico first participated at the Olympic Games in 1948, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then. Puerto Rico has also participated in the Winter Olympic Games since 1984, but missed the Games of 2006, 2010, and 2014.

Puerto Rican athletes have won a total of nine medals. Six medals were won in boxing, one in athletics, one in tennis, and one in wrestling.

The Puerto Rican national baseball team won a bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but that medal is not counted among Puerto Rico's Olympic medals totals because baseball was only an exhibition sport during those games.

The National Olympic Committee for Puerto Rico was created in 1948 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee that same year.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

GamesGoldSilverBronzeTotal
United Kingdom 1948 London0011
Finland 1952 Helsinki0000
Australia 1956 Melbourne0000
Italy 1960 Rome0000
Japan 1964 Tokyo0000
Mexico 1968 Mexico City0000
West Germany 1972 Munich0000
Canada 1976 Montreal0011
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow0000
United States 1984 Los Angeles0112
South Korea 1988 Seoul0000
Spain 1992 Barcelona0011
United States 1996 Atlanta0011
Australia 2000 Sydney0000
Greece 2004 Athens0000
China 2008 Beijing0000
United Kingdom 2012 London0112
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro1001
Totals (18 games)1269

Medals by Winter Games[edit]

Medals by Summer Youth Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Singapore 2010 Singapore 15 1 0 0 1 50
China 2014 Nanjing 23 0 0 0 0 NR
Argentina 2018 Buenos Aires Future event
Total 1 0 0 1 66

Medals by summer sport[edit]

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Tennis1001
Boxing0156
Wrestling0101
Athletics0011
Totals (4 sports)1269

List of medalists[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Bronze Juan Venegas United Kingdom 1948 London Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's bantamweight
 Bronze Orlando Maldonado Canada 1976 Montreal Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's light flyweight
 Silver Luis Ortiz United States 1984 Los Angeles Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's lightweight
 Bronze Arístides González United States 1984 Los Angeles Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's middleweight
 Bronze Aníbal Acevedo Spain 1992 Barcelona Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's welterweight
 Bronze Daniel Santos United States 1996 Atlanta Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's welterweight
 Silver Jaime Espinal United Kingdom 2012 London Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling Men's freestyle 84 kg
 Bronze Javier Culson United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 400 metres hurdles
 Gold Mónica Puig Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis Women's singles

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • "Puerto Rico". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Results and Medalists — Puerto Rico". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Puerto Rico". Sports-Reference.com.