Portugal

History

Portugal made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1912 and has competed ever since. The nation sends a large delegation with over 70 athletes competing over the last four Olympics. The athletes compete in a variety of sports including, athletics, canoeing, equestrian, judo, sailing, shooting and swimming.

Portugal won its first medal in 1924 and has won a total of 24 medals across 9 sports. The most successful sports include athletics (9), sailing (4) and equestrian (3). The most successful athletes are long distance runners Carlos Lopes, Rosa Mota and Fernanda Ribeiro and equestrian Luis Mena e Silva whom all won two medals. Lopes won gold in the men’s marathon (1984) and silver in the men’s 10000m (1976), Mota won gold (1988) and bronze (1984) in the women’s marathon, Ribeiro won gold (1996) and bronze (2000) in the women’s 10000m and Mena e Silva won two bronze medals, one in team jumping (1936) and another in team dressage (1948). In 2016 Portugal won a single medal.

Qualified Quotas

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 50km Walk Joao Vieira
Men’s Triple Jump Pedro Pichardo

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Marathon Carla Rocha
Women’s Triple Jump Patricia Mamona
Evelise Veiga

Canoeing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s K1 Slalom Antoine Launay
Women’s K1 200m Teresa Portela
Men’s K1 1000m Fernando Pimenta
Men’s K4 500m Emanuel Silva
Joao Ribeiro
David Varela
Messias Baptista

Cycling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Time Trial Nelson Oliveira

Equestrian

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Individual Dressage From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Team Dressage Duarte Nogueira
Horse: Beirao
Rodrigo Torres
Horse: Fogoso
Joao Miguel Torrao
Horse: Equador
Maria Caetano
Horse: Coroado

Gymnastics

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Artistic Individual Events Filipa Martins

Sailing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 49er Jorge Lima
Jose Costa

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Trap Joao Azevedo

Surfing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Shortboard Frederico Morais

Swimming

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 200m Individual Medley Alexis Santos
Gabriel Lopes

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 1500m Freestyle Tamila Holub
Diana Duraes
Women’s 200m Butterfly Ana Monteiro

Table Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Singles Yu Fu