Portugal at the Olympics

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Portugal at the Olympics is a history which includes 30 games in 20 countries and 600+ athletes.[1] Since 1912, the Portugal has contributed to the growth of the "Olympic Movement".[2]

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Portugal is POR.[3]

History[change | change source]

The Portugal National Olympic Committee was formed in 1909. It was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1909.[4]

Portugal's team first competed at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm.[1]

Portugal has been a part of every Summer Games since 1912. Portugal's first Winter Games was in 1952 in Oslo, Norway. It was 36 years later when they sent another team to the 1988 Winter Olympics of Calgary, Canada. Since then, Portugal has only missed two Winter Games (1992 and 2002).

Medal tables[change | change source]

Medals per Olympic Games[change | change source]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1912 Stockholm 0 0 0 0
1920 Antwerp 0 0 0 0
1924 Paris 0 0 1 1
1928 Amsterdam 0 0 1 1
1932 Los Angeles 0 0 0 0
1936 Berlin 0 0 1 1
1948 London 0 1 1 2
1952 Helsinki 0 0 1 1
1956 Melbourne 0 0 0 0
1960 Rome 0 1 0 1
1964 Tokyo 0 0 0 0
1968 Mexico City 0 0 0 0
1972 Munich 0 0 0 0
1976 Montreal 0 2 0 2
1980 Moscow 0 0 0 0
1984 Los Angeles 1 0 2 3
1988 Seoul 1 0 0 1
1992 Barcelona 0 0 0 0
1996 Atlanta 1 0 1 2
2000 Sydney 0 0 2 2
2004 Athens 0 2 1 3
2008 Beijing 1 1 0 2
2012 London 0 1 0 1
Total 4 8 11 23

Medals by sport[change | change source]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 4 2 4 10
Sailing 0 2 2 4
Canoeing 0 1 0 1
Cycling 0 1 0 1
Shooting 0 1 0 1
Triathlon 0 1 0 1
Equestrian 0 0 3 3
Fencing 0 0 1 1
Judo 0 0 1 1
Total 4 8 11 23

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), "Portugal"; retrieved 2012-7-28.
  2. Olympics.org, "Factsheet: The Olympic Movement"; retrieved 2012-7-28.
  3. "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; retrieved 2012-10-12.
  4. Olympic.org, Portugal; retrieved 2012-7-28.

Other websites[change | change source]