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Uruguay at the Olympics

Uruguay first participated at the Olympic Games in 1924, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except when they boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics. Uruguay has participated in the Winter Olympic Games only once, in 1998.

Uruguay at the
Olympics
Flag of Uruguay.svg
IOC codeURU
NOCUruguayan Olympic Committee
Websitewww.cou.org.uy (in Spanish)
Medals
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
6
Total
10
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Uruguayan athletes have won a total of ten medals, with two gold medals in football.

The National Olympic Committee for Uruguay was created in 1923, and recognized by the International Olympic Committee that same year.

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by Summer GamesEdit

GamesGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  1924 Paris1001
  1928 Amsterdam1001
  1932 Los Angeles0011
  1936 Berlin0000
  1948 London0112
  1952 Helsinki0022
  1956 Melbourne0011
  1960 Rome0000
  1964 Tokyo0011
  1968 Mexico City0000
  1972 Munich0000
  1976 Montreal0000
  1984 Los Angeles0000
  1988 Seoul0000
  1992 Barcelona0000
  1996 Atlanta0000
  2000 Sydney0101
  2004 Athens0000
  2008 Beijing0000
  2012 London0000
  2016 Rio de Janeiro0000
Totals (21 games)22610

Medals by sportEdit

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  Football2002
  Rowing0134
  Cycling0101
  Basketball0022
  Boxing0011
Totals (5 sports)22610

List of medalistsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Gold   1924 Paris   Football Men's competition
  Gold   1928 Amsterdam   Football Men's competition
  Bronze Guillermo Douglas   1932 Los Angeles   Rowing Men's single sculls
  Silver Eduardo Risso   1948 London   Rowing Men's single sculls
  Bronze William Jones
Juan Rodríguez
  1948 London   Rowing Men's double sculls
  Bronze   1952 Helsinki   Basketball Men's competition
  Bronze Miguel Seijas
Juan Rodríguez
  1952 Helsinki   Rowing Men's double sculls
  Bronze   1956 Melbourne   Basketball Men's competition
  Bronze Washington Rodríguez   1964 Tokyo   Boxing Men's bantamweight
  Silver Milton Wynants   2000 Sydney   Cycling Men's points race

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Uruguay". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Results and Medalists—Uruguay". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Uruguay". Sports-Reference.com.
  • "Comité Olímpico Uruguayo - C.O.U." (in Spanish). Comité Olímpico Uruguayo. Retrieved 2008-04-01.
  • (ed.) Berlioux, Monique (March 1979). "Uruguay and Olympism" (PDF). Olympic Review. Lausanne: International Olympic Committee (137): 168–176. Retrieved 2008-04-01.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)