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Puerto Rico at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Puerto Rico competed in the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, Great Britain. Nine competitors, all men, took part in eight events in three sports.[1]

Puerto Rico at the
1948 Summer Olympics
National sport flag of Puerto Rico.svg
IOC codePUR
NOCPuerto Rico Olympic Committee
Websitewww.copur.pr (in Spanish)
in London
Competitors9 (9 men, 0 women) in 3 sports
Flag bearerJosé ‘Fofó’ Vicente
Medals
Ranked 34th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Bronze Juan Evangelista Venegas Boxing Bantamweight (51-54 kg)

AthleticsEdit

Track events

Event Athletes Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
110 m hurdles Julio E. Sabater 15.3 =14 Did not advance

Field events

Event Athletes Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
High jump Benjamín Casado 1.84 =21 Did not advance
Pole vault José “Fofo” Vicente 4.00 = 9th (T) 3.95 =9
José Celso Barbosa 4.00 = 9th (T) 3.95 =9

Legend:
NP = Notable Performance
Q = Qualified for Finals

BoxingEdit

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Bronze Final Final
Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result
Juan Venegas Bantamweight (51-54 kg)   Callebout (BEL) W PTS   Lall (IND) W PTS   Perera (CEY) W PTS   Csik (HUN) L PTS   Domenech (ESP) W PTS   Did not advance
Clotilde Colón Featherweight (54–58 kg)   Gundersen (NOR) W KO R1   Savoie (CAN) L PTS Did not advance
Israel Quitcon Light-heavyweight (73-80 kg)   Roude (FRA) W RSC R1   Szymura (POL) L RSC R3 Did not advance

Legend:
PTS = Points
RSC = Referee Stop Contest
R = Round

ShootingEdit

Rifle

Event Athlete Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
50 m rifle prone George Johnson 590 25 X X

Pistol

Event Athlete Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
50 m pistol Miguel Barasorda 501 39 X X

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Puerto Rico at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 6 February 2015.

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