Venezuela at the Olympics

Participation of athletes from Venezuela in the Olympic Games

Venezuela was first at the Olympic Games in 1948 and has been in every Summer Olympic Games since. Venezuela has also been in the Winter Olympic Games since 1998.

Venezuela at the
Olympics
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IOC codeVEN
NOCVenezuelan Olympic Committee
Websitewww.covoficial.com.ve (in Spanish)
Medals
Gold
2
Silver
3
Bronze
10
Total
15
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

The National Olympic Committee for Venezuela was formed in 1935.

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
3  Bronze Arnoldo Devonish 1952 Helsinki   Athletics Men's triple jump
3  Bronze Enrico Forcella 1960 Rome   Shooting Men's 50 metre rifle prone
1  Gold Francisco Rodriguez 1968 Mexico City   Boxing Men's light flyweight
2  Silver Pedro Gamarro 1976 Montreal   Boxing Men's welterweight
2  Silver Bernardo Piñango 1980 Moscow   Boxing Men's bantamweight
3  Bronze Marcelino Bolivar 1984 Los Angeles   Boxing Men's light flyweight
3  Bronze Omar Catari 1984 Los Angeles   Boxing Men's featherweight
3  Bronze Rafael Vidal 1984 Los Angeles   Swimming Men's 200m butterfly
3  Bronze Adriana Carmona 2004 Athens   Taekwondo Women's heavyweight
3  Bronze Israel Jose Rubio 2004 Athens   Weightlifting Men's featherweight
3  Bronze Dalia Contreras 2008 Beijing   Taekwondo Women −49 kg
1  Gold Rubén Limardo 2012 London  Fencing Men's épée

Related pagesEdit

ReferencesEdit

Other websitesEdit

  • "Comité Olímpico Venezolano". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2011-07-12.
  • Venezuela profile at London2012.com Archived 2012-07-30 at the Wayback Machine