Puerto Rico at the Olympics

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Puerto Rico at the
Websitewww.copur.pr (in Spanish)
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Puerto Rico at the Olympics is a history which began in 1900.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Puerto Rico is PUR.

History[change | change source]

A team from Puerto Rico was first at the Olympic Games in 1948. They have been in every Summer Olympic Games since then. Puerto Rico has also been in the Winter Olympic Games since 1984, but missed the Games of 2006, 2010, and 2014.

Puerto Rican athletes have won a total of ten medals. Most are in boxing.

The National Olympic Committee for Puerto Rico was formed in 1948 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee the same year.

List of medalists[change | change source]

Summer Games[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
33 Bronze Juan Venegas 1948 London Boxing Men's bantamweight
33 Bronze Orlando Maldonado 1976 Montreal Boxing Men's light flyweight
22 Silver Luis Ortiz 1984 Los Angeles Boxing Men's lightweight
33 Bronze Arístides González 1984 Los Angeles Boxing Men's middleweight
33 Bronze Aníbal Acevedo 1992 Barcelona Boxing Men's welterweight
33 Bronze Daniel Santos 1996 Atlanta Boxing Men's welterweight
33 Bronze Javier Culson 2012 London Athletics Men's 400 metres hurdles
22 Silver Jaime Espinal 2012 London Wrestling Freestyle 84 kg
11 Gold Monica Puig 2016 Rio de Janeiro Tennis Women's singles
11 Gold Jasmine Camacho-Quinn 2020 Tokyo Athletics Women's 100 metres hurdles

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

  • "Comité Olímpico de Puerto Rico". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2011-07-12.
  • Puerto Rico profile at London2012.com Archived 2012-08-02 at the Wayback Machine