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Uruguay was first at the Olympic Games in 1924. They have been in every Summer Olympic Games since except the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics. Uruguay has been in one Winter Olympic Games in 1998.

The National Olympic Committee for Uruguay was formed in 1923, and recognized by the International Olympic Committee that same year.

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
11 Gold National team 1924 Paris Football Men's competition
11 Gold National team 1928 Amsterdam Football Men's competition
33 Bronze Douglas, GuillermoGuillermo Douglas 1932 Los Angeles Rowing Men's single sculls
22 Silver Risso, EduardoEduardo Risso 1948 London Rowing Men's single sculls
33 Bronze Jones, WilliamWilliam Jones
Juan Rodríguez
1948 London Rowing Men's double sculls
33 Bronze National team 1952 Helsinki Basketball Men's competition
33 Bronze Seijas, MiguelMiguel Seijas
Juan Rodríguez
1952 Helsinki Rowing Men's double sculls
33 Bronze National team 1956 Melbourne Basketball Men's competition
33 Bronze Rodríguez, WashingtonWashington Rodríguez 1964 Tokyo Boxing Men's bantamweight
22 Silver Wynants, MiltonMilton Wynants 2000 Sydney Cycling Men's points race

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