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Venezuela at the Olympics

Venezuela at the Olympic Games

Flag of Venezuela
IOC code  VEN
NOC Comité Olímpico Venezolano
Website www.cov.net.ve (Spanish)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games

Venezuela first participated at the Olympic Games in 1948, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then. Venezuela has also participated in the Winter Olympic Games since 1998.

Venezuelan athletes have won a total of twelve medals, with boxing (five medals) being the most successful sport.

The National Olympic Committee for Venezuela was created in 1935.

Contents

  • Medalists 1
  • Medal tables 2
    • Medals by Games 2.1
    • Medals by sport 2.2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Bronze Devonish, ArnoldoArnoldo Devonish 1952 Helsinki Athletics Men's triple jump
 Bronze Forcella, EnricoEnrico Forcella 1960 Rome Shooting Men's 50 metre rifle prone
 Gold Rodriguez, FranciscoFrancisco Rodriguez 1968 Mexico City Boxing Men's light flyweight
 Silver Gamarro, PedroPedro Gamarro 1976 Montreal Boxing Men's welterweight
 Silver Piñango, BernardoBernardo Piñango 1980 Moscow Boxing Men's bantamweight
 Bronze Bolivar, MarcelinoMarcelino Bolivar 1984 Los Angeles Boxing Men's light flyweight
 Bronze Catari, OmarOmar Catari 1984 Los Angeles Boxing Men's featherweight
 Bronze Vidal, RafaelRafael Vidal 1984 Los Angeles Swimming Men's 200m butterfly
 Bronze Carmona, AdrianaAdriana Carmona 2004 Athens Taekwondo Women +67 kg
 Bronze Rubio, Israel JoseIsrael Jose Rubio 2004 Athens Weightlifting Men's featherweight
 Bronze Dalia Contreras 2008 Beijing Taekwondo Women −49 kg
 Gold Rubén Limardo 2012 London Fencing Men's épée

Medal tables

Medals by Games

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1948 London 0 0 0 0
1952 Helsinki 0 0 1 1
1956 Melbourne/Stockholm 0 0 0 0
1960 Rome 0 0 1 1
1964 Tokyo 0 0 0 0
1968 Mexico City 1 0 0 1
1972 Munich 0 0 0 0
1976 Montreal 0 1 0 1
1980 Moscow 0 1 0 1
1984 Los Angeles 0 0 3 3
1988 Seoul 0 0 0 0
1992 Barcelona 0 0 0 0
1996 Atlanta 0 0 0 0
2000 Sydney 0 0 0 0
2004 Athens 0 0 2 2
2008 Beijing 0 0 1 1
2012 London 1 0 0 1
Total 2 2 8 12

Medals by sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Boxing 1 2 2 5
Athletics 0 0 1 1
Shooting 0 0 1 1
Swimming 0 0 1 1
Taekwondo 0 0 2 2
Weightlifting 0 0 1 1
Fencing 1 0 0 1
Total 2 2 8 12

See also

References

  • "Olympic Medal Winners".  
  • "Comité Olímpico Venezolano". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2011-07-12. 
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