Puerto Rico

History

Puerto Rico made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1948 and has competed ever since. The United States territory sends a medium-sized delegation whose athletes compete in a variety of sports including, athletics, boxing, judo, sailing, shooting, swimming and weightlifting. Puerto Rico won its first medal in 1948 and has won a total of 9 medals across 4 sports; six in boxing and one each in athletics, tennis and wrestling. Their first and only gold medal came in 2016 where tennis player Monica Puig won the women’s singles event.

Qualified Quotas

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 800m Wesley Vazquez
Andres Arroyo
Ryan Sanchez

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 200m Jasmine Camacho-Quinn
Women’s 100m Hurdles Jasmine Camacho-Quinn

Basketball

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Tournament Daneishka Canales
Paola Crespo
Ali Gibson
Jazmon Gwathmey
Yolanda Jones
Deanna Kuzmanic
Tayra Melendez
Jennifer O’Neill
Isalys Quinones
Sofia Roma
Pamela Rosado
Dayshalee Salaman
Jackie Benitez
Ali Gibson
Michelle Gonzalez
Jazmon Gwathmey
Sabrina Lozada-Cabbage
Tayra Melendez
Jennifer O’Neill
India Pagan
Isalys Quinones
Pamela Rosado
Dayshalee Salaman
Jada Stinson

Boxing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Flyweight Yankiel Rivera Yankiel Rivera

Diving

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 10m Platform Rafael Quintero Rafael Quintero

Equestrian

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Individual Eventing Lauren Billys
Horse: Castle Larchfield Purdy
Lauren Billys
Horse: Castle Larchfield Purdy

Golf

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Rafael Campos Rafael Campos
Women’s Individual Maria Fernanda Torres Maria Fernanda Torres

Judo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s -81kg Adrian Gandia Adrian Gandia
Women’s -70kg Maria Perez Maria Perez
Women’s +78kg Melissa Mojica Melissa Mojica

Rowing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Single Sculls Veronica Toro Veronica Toro

Sailing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Nacra 17 Foiling Enrique Figueroa
Gretchen Ortiz
Enrique Figueroa
Gretchen Ortiz

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Yarimar Mercado Yarimar Mercado

Skateboarding

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Park Steven Pineiro Steven Pineiro
Men’s Street Manny Santiago Manny Santiago

Table Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Singles Brian Afanador Brian Afanador
Women’s Singles
(1) (2)
Adriana Diaz Adriana Diaz
Melanie Diaz Melanie Diaz

Taekwondo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s -49kg Victoria Stambaugh Victoria Stambaugh

Wrestling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Freestyle -74kg Franklin Gomez Franklin Gomez