Venezuela at the Olympics

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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.

Venezuela at the
Olympics
Flag of Venezuela.svg
IOC codeVEN
NOCVenezuelan Olympic Committee
Websitewww.covoficial.com.ve (in Spanish)
Medals
Gold
2
Silver
4
Bronze
9
Total
15
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

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

The National Olympic Committee for Venezuela was created in 1935.

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by sportEdit

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  Boxing1326
  Fencing1001
  Athletics0112
  Taekwondo0022
  Cycling0011
  Shooting0011
  Swimming0011
  Weightlifting0011
Totals (8 sports)24915
Source: [1]

List of medalistsEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Bronze Asnoldo Devonish   1952 Helsinki   Athletics Men's triple jump
  Bronze Enrico Forcella   1960 Rome   Shooting Men's 50 metre rifle prone
  Gold Francisco Rodríguez   1968 Mexico City   Boxing Men's light flyweight
  Silver Pedro Gamarro   1976 Montreal   Boxing Men's welterweight
  Silver Bernardo Piñango   1980 Moscow   Boxing Men's bantamweight
  Bronze Marcelino Bolívar   1984 Los Angeles   Boxing Men's light flyweight
  Bronze Omar Catari   1984 Los Angeles   Boxing Men's featherweight
  Bronze Rafael Vidal   1984 Los Angeles   Swimming Men's 200 metre butterfly
  Bronze Adriana Carmona   2004 Athens   Taekwondo Women's +67 kg
  Bronze Israel Jose Rubio   2004 Athens   Weightlifting Men's 62 kg
  Bronze Dalia Contreras   2008 Beijing   Taekwondo Women's 49 kg
  Gold Rubén Limardo   2012 London   Fencing Men's épée
  Silver Yulimar Rojas   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Athletics Women's triple jump
  Silver Yoel Finol   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Boxing Men's flyweight
  Bronze Stefany Hernandez   2016 Rio de Janeiro   Cycling Women's BMX

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Venezuela". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Results and Medalists—Venezuela". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Venezuela". Sports-Reference.com.