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Peru at the Olympics

country entered in olympic games

Peru at the Olympics is a history which includes 20 games in 15 countries and 300+ athletes.[1] Since 1900, the Peru has contributed to the growth of the "Olympic Movement".[2]

Peru at the
Olympics
Flag of Peru.svg
IOC codePER
NOCPeruvian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coperu.org (Spanish)
Medals
Gold
1
Silver
3
Bronze
0
Total
4
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Peru is PER.[3]

HistoryEdit

The Peru National Olympic Committee was formed in 1924. It was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1936.[4]

Peru's team first competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.[1]

Since 1936, the nation has been in all but one Summer Olympic Games. Peru was in the Winter Olympic Games in 2010.

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
1  Gold Edwin Vásquez 1948 London Shooting Men's 50 metre pistol
2  Silver Francisco Boza 1984 Los Angeles Shooting Trap
2  Silver National volleyball team
Luisa Cervera, Denisse Fajardo, Miriam Gallardo, Rosa García, Alejandra de la Guerra, Sonia Heredia, Katherine Horny, Natalia Málaga, Gabriela Pérez del Solar, Cecilia Tait, Gina Torrealva, Cenaida Uribe
1988 Seoul Volleyball Women's competition
2  Silver Juan Giha 1992 Barcelona Shooting Skeet

Summer gamesEdit

Games Athletes Athletes by sport Medals
                       
  Berlin 1936 50 - - - - 50 - - - - 0 0 0
  London 1948 18 - - 17 2 - - - - - 1 0 0
  Helsinki 1952 did not compete
  Melbourne 1956 1 1 - - - - - - - - 0 0 0
  Rome 1960 24 1 - - - 23 - - - - 0 0 0
  Tokyo 1964 1 - - - - - 1 - - - 0 0 0
  Mexico City 9 - - - - - - 9 - - 0 0 0
  Munich 1972 11 - 4 - - - 5 - 2 - 0 0 0
  Montreal 1976 12 - - - - - - 12 - - 0 0 0
  Moscow 1980 19 5 2 - - - - 12 - - 0 0 0
  Los Angeles 1984 20 2 4 - 1 - 1 12 - - 0 1 0
  Seoul 1988 15 1 2 - - - - 12 - - 0 1 0
  Barcelona 1992 6 2 2 - 2 - - - - - 0 1 0
  Atlanta 1996 24 5 2 - 3 - - 12 1 1 0 0 0
  Sydney 2000 19 2 3 - 2 - - 12 - - 0 0 0
  Athens 2004 7 2 2 - 2 - - - - 1 0 0 0
  Bejiing 2008 6 2 2 1 - - - - - 1 0 0 0
  London 2012 - - - - - 0 0 0

Association FootballEdit

Winter gamesEdit

Games Athletes by sport Medals
         
  2010 Vancouver 2 1 0 0 0

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), "Peru"; retrieved 2012-7-28.
  2. Olympics.org, "Factsheet: The Olympic Movement"; retrieved 2012-7-28.
  3. "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; retrieved 2012-10-12.
  4. Olympic.org, Peru; retrieved 2012-7-28.

Other websitesEdit