Venezuela at the Olympics

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Venezuela at the
Olympics
Flag of Venezuela.svg
IOC codeVEN
NOCVenezuelan Olympic Committee
Websitewww.covoficial.com.ve (in Spanish)
Medals
Gold
2
Silver
3
Bronze
10
Total
15
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

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]

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Taekwondo2024
Boxing1236
Fencing1001
Athletics0112
Cycling0011
Shooting0011
Swimming0011
Weightlifting0011
Totals (8 sports)431017
Source: [1]

List of medalists[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Bronze Asnoldo Devonish Finland 1952 Helsinki Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's triple jump
 Bronze Enrico Forcella Italy 1960 Rome Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting Men's 50 metre rifle prone
 Gold Francisco Rodríguez Mexico 1968 Mexico City Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's light flyweight
 Silver Pedro Gamarro Canada 1976 Montreal Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's welterweight
 Silver Bernardo Piñango Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's bantamweight
 Bronze Marcelino Bolívar United States 1984 Los Angeles Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's light flyweight
 Bronze Omar Catari United States 1984 Los Angeles Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's featherweight
 Bronze Rafael Vidal United States 1984 Los Angeles Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming Men's 200 metre butterfly
 Bronze Adriana Carmona Greece 2004 Athens Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Women's +67 kg
 Bronze Israel 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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

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