Peru at the Olympics

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Peru at the Olympics is a history which includes 20 games in 15 countries and 300+ athletes.[1] Since 1900, the Peru has contributed to the growth of the "Olympic Movement".[2]

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Peru is PER.[3]

History[change | change source]

The Peru National Olympic Committee was formed in 1924. It was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1936.[4]

Peru's team first competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.[1]

Since 1936, the nation has been in all but one Summer Olympic Games. Peru was in the Winter Olympic Games in 2010.

Medalists[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
11 Gold Edwin Vásquez 1948 London Shooting Men's 50 metre pistol
22 Silver Francisco Boza 1984 Los Angeles Shooting Trap
22 Silver National volleyball team
Luisa Cervera, Denisse Fajardo, Miriam Gallardo, Rosa García, Alejandra de la Guerra, Sonia Heredia, Katherine Horny, Natalia Málaga, Gabriela Pérez del Solar, Cecilia Tait, Gina Torrealva, Cenaida Uribe
1988 Seoul Volleyball Women's competition
22 Silver Juan Giha 1992 Barcelona Shooting Skeet

Summer games[change | change source]

Games Athletes Athletes by sport Medals
Athletics Swimming Basketball Shooting Football Cycling Volleyball Boxing Badminton Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Bronze medal.svg
Germany Berlin 1936 50 - - - - 50 - - - - 0 0 0
United Kingdom London 1948 18 - - 17 2 - - - - - 1 0 0
Finland Helsinki 1952 did not compete
Australia Melbourne 1956 1 1 - - - - - - - - 0 0 0
Italy Rome 1960 24 1 - - - 23 - - - - 0 0 0
Japan Tokyo 1964 1 - - - - - 1 - - - 0 0 0
Mexico Mexico City 9 - - - - - - 9 - - 0 0 0
Germany Munich 1972 11 - 4 - - - 5 - 2 - 0 0 0
Canada Montreal 1976 12 - - - - - - 12 - - 0 0 0
Russia Moscow 1980 19 5 2 - - - - 12 - - 0 0 0
United States Los Angeles 1984 20 2 4 - 1 - 1 12 - - 0 1 0
South Korea Seoul 1988 15 1 2 - - - - 12 - - 0 1 0
Spain Barcelona 1992 6 2 2 - 2 - - - - - 0 1 0
United States Atlanta 1996 24 5 2 - 3 - - 12 1 1 0 0 0
Australia Sydney 2000 19 2 3 - 2 - - 12 - - 0 0 0
Greece Athens 2004 7 2 2 - 2 - - - - 1 0 0 0
People's Republic of China Bejiing 2008 6 2 2 1 - - - - - 1 0 0 0
United Kingdom London 2012 - - - - - 0 0 0

Association Football[change | change source]

Olympic Games Record
Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
1900–1928 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Germany 1936 Quarter-finals 5/16 2 2 0 0 11 5
1948–1956 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Italy 1960 Round 1 11/16 3 1 0 2 6 9
1964–2008 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Total 2/24 5 3 0 2 17 14
Olympic Games History
Year Round Score Result
1936 Round of 16  Peru 7 – 3  Finland Win
Quarter Finals  Peru 4 – 2  Austria Win(*)
1960 Round 1  Peru 1 – 2  France Loss
Round 1  Peru 2 – 6  Hungary Loss
Round 1  Peru 3 – 1  India Win

Winter games[change | change source]

Games Athletes by sport Medals
Alpine skiing Cross-country skiing Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Bronze medal.svg
Canada 2010 Vancouver 2 1 0 0 0

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), "Peru"; 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, Peru; retrieved 2012-7-28.

Other websites[change | change source]