Puerto Rico Olympic Committee

The Puerto Rico Olympic Committee (COPUR, Spanish: Comité Olímpico de Puerto Rico) is the National Olympic Committee for Puerto Rico. It oversees Olympic-sports in Puerto Rico, and selects the Olympic team which represents the island. It was founded in 1948 by Julio Enrique Monagas.[2]

Puerto Rico Olympic Committee
Puerto Rico Olympic Committee logo
Country/Region Puerto Rico
CodePUR
Created1948
RecognizedJanuary 14, 1948
Continental
Association
PASO
HeadquartersCasa Olímpica
San Juan, Puerto Rico
PresidentSara Rosario[1]
Secretary GeneralCarlos Beltrán Esvelti
Websitewww.copur.pr

COPUR operates the Casa Olímpica, its headquarters in Old San Juan.

Teams representing Puerto Rico have participated in every Summer Olympics since 1948. They have also participated at the 1984–2002 and 2018 Winter Olympics.

In 2012, Sara Rosario became the first woman to serve as President of the COPUR. Past presidents include the island's first Puerto Rican Governor, Jesús T. Piñero.

Presidents of the Puerto Rico Olympic CommitteeEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ COPUR – SARA ROSARIO SE CONVIERTE EN LA PRIMERA MUJER QUE PRESIDE EL COMITE OLIMPICO
  2. ^ Julio Enrique Monagas Park. By Travel Ponce.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Héctor Cardona: Un padre para muchos en el Movimiento Olímpico". La Perla del Sur. 2017-06-18. Retrieved 2017-07-21.

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