Costa Rica at the Olympics

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Costa Rica was first at the Olympic Games in 1936

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Costa Rica was COS.[1] It is now CRC.[2]

History[change | change source]

Teams from Costa Rica have been in every Summer Olympic Games since 1964. Costa Rica has been in several Winter Olympic Games since 1980.

Costa Rican athletes have won a total of four medals, all by Silvia Poll and Claudia Poll in swimming.

The National Olympic Committee for Costa Rica was formed in 1953 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1954.

List of medals[change | change source]

Medals by Summer Games[change | change source]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1936 Berlin 1 0 0 0 0
1948 London did not participate
1952 Helsinki
1956 Melbourne
1960 Rome
1964 Tokyo 2 0 0 0 0
1968 Mexico City 20 0 0 0 0
1972 Munich 3 0 0 0 0
1976 Montreal 5 0 0 0 0
1980 Moscow 32 0 0 0 0
1984 Los Angeles 30 0 0 0 0
1988 Seoul 15 0 1 0 1 36
1992 Barcelona 16 0 0 0 0
1996 Atlanta 11 1 0 0 1 49
2000 Sydney 7 0 0 2 2 69
2004 Athens 20 0 0 0 0
2008 Beijing 8 0 0 0 0
2012 London 11 0 0 0 0
Total 1 1 2 4 89

Medals by Winter Games[change | change source]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1980 Lake Placid 1 0 0 0 0
1984 Sarajevo 3 0 0 0 0
1988 Calgary 2 0 0 0 0
1992 Albertville 4 0 0 0 0
1994 Lillehammer did not participate
1998 Nagano
2002 Salt Lake City 1 0 0 0 0
2006 Turin 1 0 0 0 0
2010 Vancouver did not participate
Total 0 0 0 0

List of medalists[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
22 Silver Silvia Poll South Korea 1988 Seoul Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming Women's 200 m freestyle
11 Gold Claudia Poll United States 1996 Atlanta Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming Women's 200 m freestyle
33 Bronze Claudia Poll Australia 2000 Sydney Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming Women's 200 m freestyle
33 Bronze Claudia Poll Australia 2000 Sydney Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming Women's 400 m freestyle

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; retrieved 2012-10-12.
  2. "Abbreviations, National Olympic Committees," 2009 Annual Report, p. 90 [PDF p. 91 of 94]; retrieved 2012-10-12.

Other websites[change | change source]