Puerto Rico at the Olympics
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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 and 2010.
Puerto Rican athletes have won a total of eight 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]
|Bronze||Juan Venegas||1948 London||Boxing||Men's bantamweight|
|Bronze||Orlando Maldonado||1976 Montreal||Boxing||Men's light flyweight|
|Silver||Luis Ortiz||1984 Los Angeles||Boxing||Men's lightweight|
|Bronze||Arístides González||1984 Los Angeles||Boxing||Men's middleweight|
|Bronze||Aníbal Acevedo||1992 Barcelona||Boxing||Men's welterweight|
|Bronze||Daniel Santos||1996 Atlanta||Boxing||Men's welterweight|
|Bronze||Javier Culson||2012 London||Athletics||Men's 400 metres hurdles|
|Silver||Jaime Espinal||2012 London||Wrestling||Freestyle 84 kg|
|1 Gold||Monica Puig||2016 Rio||Tennis||Womens Single Tennis Championship|
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