Venezuela at the Olympics

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Venezuela at the Olympic Games

Flag of Venezuela
IOC code  VEN
NOC Comité Olímpico Venezolano
Website www.cov.net.ve (Spanish)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games

Venezuela first participated at the Olympic Games in 1948, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then. Venezuela has also participated in the Winter Olympic Games since 1998.

Venezuelan athletes have won a total of fifteen medals, with boxing (six medals) being the most successful sport.

The National Olympic Committee for Venezuela was created in 1935.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Boxing 1 2 3 6
Fencing 1 0 0 1
Athletics 0 1 1 2
Taekwondo 0 0 2 2
Shooting 0 0 1 1
Swimming 0 0 1 1
Weightlifting 0 0 1 1
Cycling 0 0 1 1
Total 2 3 10 15

List of medalists[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Bronze Devonish, ArnoldoArnoldo Devonish Finland 1952 Helsinki Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's triple jump
 Bronze Forcella, EnricoEnrico Forcella Italy 1960 Rome Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Men's 50 metre rifle prone
 Gold Rodríguez, FranciscoFrancisco Rodríguez Mexico 1968 Mexico City Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's light flyweight
 Silver Gamarro, PedroPedro Gamarro Canada 1976 Montreal Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's welterweight
 Silver Piñango, BernardoBernardo Piñango Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's bantamweight
 Bronze Bolívar, MarcelinoMarcelino Bolívar United States 1984 Los Angeles Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's light flyweight
 Bronze Catari, OmarOmar Catari United States 1984 Los Angeles Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's featherweight
 Bronze Vidal, RafaelRafael Vidal United States 1984 Los Angeles Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming Men's 200 metre butterfly
 Bronze Carmona, AdrianaAdriana Carmona Greece 2004 Athens Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Women's +67 kg
 Bronze Rubio, Israel JoseIsrael Jose Rubio Greece 2004 Athens Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
 Bronze Dalia Contreras China 2008 Beijing Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Women's 49 kg
 Gold Rubén Limardo United Kingdom 2012 London Fencing pictogram.svg Fencing Men's épée
 Silver Yulimar Rojas Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's triple jump
 Bronze Yoel Finol Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's flyweight
 Bronze Stefany Hernandez Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling Women's BMX

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