Uruguay at the Olympics

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Uruguay at the Olympic Games

Flag of Uruguay
IOC code  URU
NOC Uruguayan Olympic Committee
Website www.cou.org.uy (Spanish)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
  • 1998
  • 2002
  • 2006
  • 2010
  • 2014

Uruguay first participated at the Olympic Games in 1924, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except when they boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics. Uruguay has participated in the Winter Olympic Games only once, in 1998.

Uruguayan athletes have won a total of ten medals, with two gold medals in football.

The National Olympic Committee for Uruguay was created in 1923, and recognized by the International Olympic Committee that same year.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
France 1924 Paris 1 0 0 1
Netherlands 1928 Amsterdam 1 0 0 1
United States 1932 Los Angeles 0 0 1 1
Germany 1936 Berlin 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 1948 London 0 1 1 2
Finland 1952 Helsinki 0 0 2 2
Australia 1956 Melbourne 0 0 1 1
Italy 1960 Rome 0 0 0 0
Japan 1964 Tokyo 0 0 1 1
Mexico 1968 Mexico City 0 0 0 0
West Germany 1972 Munich 0 0 0 0
Canada 1976 Montreal 0 0 0 0
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow did not participate
United States 1984 Los Angeles 0 0 0 0
South Korea 1988 Seoul 0 0 0 0
Spain 1992 Barcelona 0 0 0 0
United States 1996 Atlanta 0 0 0 0
Australia 2000 Sydney 0 1 0 1
Greece 2004 Athens 0 0 0 0
China 2008 Beijing 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 2012 London 0 0 0 0
Total 2 2 6 10

Medals by sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Football 2 0 0 2
Rowing 0 1 3 4
Cycling 0 1 0 1
Basketball 0 0 2 2
Boxing 0 0 1 1
Total 2 2 6 10

List of medalists[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Gold France 1924 Paris Football pictogram.svg Football Men's competition
 Gold Netherlands 1928 Amsterdam Football pictogram.svg Football Men's competition
 Bronze Douglas, GuillermoGuillermo Douglas United States 1932 Los Angeles Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing Men's single sculls
 Silver Risso, EduardoEduardo Risso United Kingdom 1948 London Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing Men's single sculls
 Bronze Jones, WilliamWilliam Jones
Juan Rodríguez
United Kingdom 1948 London Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing Men's double sculls
 Bronze Finland 1952 Helsinki Basketball pictogram.svg Basketball Men's competition
 Bronze Seijas, MiguelMiguel Seijas
Juan Rodríguez
Finland 1952 Helsinki Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing Men's double sculls
 Bronze Australia 1956 Melbourne Basketball pictogram.svg Basketball Men's competition
 Bronze Rodríguez, WashingtonWashington Rodríguez Japan 1964 Tokyo Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's bantamweight
 Silver Wynants, MiltonMilton Wynants Australia 2000 Sydney Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling Men's points race

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