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Dominican Republic at the Olympics

The Dominican Republic first participated in the Olympic Games in 1964, when Alberto Torres de la Mota ("El Gringo" )[1] participated in the 10th heat of the 100m competition and ran 10.9sec, finishing 6th, not qualifying for the next round.[2]

Dominican Republic at the
Olympics
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg
IOC codeDOM
NOCDominican Republic Olympic Committee
Websitewww.colimdo.org (in Spanish)
Medals
Gold
3
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
7
Summer appearances

The Dominican Republic has appeared in every one of the games since then. The Dominican Republic has never participated at the Winter Olympic Games.

The Dominican Republic has won seven medals at the Olympics. Pedro Nolasco won a bronze in boxing at the 1984 Summer Olympics and in 2004 Félix Sánchez won a gold in the 400 meter hurdles. In the 2008 Summer Olympics Manuel Felix Diaz won a gold medal in Boxing and Gabriel Mercedes won silver in Taekwondo. At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Sanchez once again won a gold medal in the 400 meter hurdles. On the same night, Luguelín Santos won silver in the 400 metres to become the youngest ever Olympic medallist in the event. Luisito Pie won a bronze medal in Taekwondo at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.[3]

They are represented by Dominican Republic Olympic Committee.

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by Summer GamesEdit

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
  1964 Tokyo 1 0 0 0 0
  1968 Mexico City 20 0 0 0 0
  1972 Munich 5 0 0 0 0
  1976 Montreal 10 0 0 0 0
  1980 Moscow 6 0 0 0 0
  1984 Los Angeles 19 0 0 1 1 43
  1988 Seoul 16 0 0 0 0
  1992 Barcelona 32 0 0 0 0
  1996 Atlanta 16 0 0 0 0
  2000 Sydney 13 0 0 0 0
  2004 Athens 33 1 0 0 1 54
  2008 Beijing 25 1 1 0 2 46
  2012 London 35 1 1 0 2 46
  2016 Rio de Janeiro 29 0 0 1 1 70
  2020 Tokyo future event
  2024 Paris
  2028 Los Angeles
Total 3 2 2 7 73

Medals by sportEdit

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  Athletics2103
  Boxing1012
  Taekwondo0112
Totals (3 sports)3227

List of medalistsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ TOKYO 1964 Organizing Committee (November 1, 1964). "Official Olympic Report, 1964 Tokyo Volume 1 Part 1" (PDF). Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVIII Olympiad. Retrieved 2016-03-03.
  2. ^ Diario Libre. "El Gringo Torres, en la historia de la RD" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-01-25.
  3. ^ Diario, Listin (2019-07-28). "Los tres pies de Luisito". listindiario.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-07-31.

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