Costa Rica at the Olympics


Costa Rica first participated at the Olympic Games in 1936, but then missed the next four Olympiads. The nation returned to the Games in 1964, and has participated in every Summer Olympic Games since then. Costa Rica has also participated in several Winter Olympic Games since 1980.

Costa Rica at the
Olympics
IOC codeCRC
NOCComité Olímpico de Costa Rica
Websitewww.concrc.org (in Spanish)
Medals
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
4
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Costa Rican athletes have won a total of four medals, all by Silvia Poll and Claudia Poll in swimming.

The National Olympic Committee for Costa Rica was created in 1936 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the same year. The N.O.C. was named Comité Olímpico de Costa Rica.

Medal tables


Medals by Summer Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1936 Berlin10000
1948 Londondid not participate
1952 Helsinki
1956 Melbourne
1960 Rome
1964 Tokyo20000
1968 Mexico City200000
1972 Munich30000
1976 Montreal50000
1980 Moscow320000
1984 Los Angeles300000
1988 Seoul15010136
1992 Barcelona160000
1996 Atlanta11100149
2000 Sydney7002269
2004 Athens200000
2008 Beijing80000
2012 London110000
2016 Rio de Janeiro110000
2020 Tokyofuture event
2024 Parisfuture event
2028 Los Angelesfuture event
Total112489

Medals by Winter Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1980 Lake Placid10000
1984 Sarajevo30000
1988 Calgary20000
1992 Albertville40000
1994 Lillehammerdid not participate
1998 Naganodid not participate
2002 Salt Lake City10000
2006 Turin10000
2010 Vancouverdid not participate
2014 Sochidid not participate
2018 Pyeongchangdid not participate
2022 Beijingfuture event
2026 Milan–Cortina
Total0000

Medals by sport

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Swimming1124
Totals (1 sports)1124

List of medalists


Medal Name Games Sport Event
 SilverSilvia Poll 1988 Seoul SwimmingWomen's 200 m freestyle
 GoldClaudia Poll 1996 Atlanta SwimmingWomen's 200 m freestyle
 BronzeClaudia Poll 2000 Sydney SwimmingWomen's 200 m freestyle
 BronzeClaudia Poll 2000 Sydney SwimmingWomen's 400 m freestyle

See also