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Spain Olympic Team at the 2016 Rio Olympics


Spain Medal Count (Tally) 2016 Olympics



Rank Country Country Name Gold Silver Bronze Total

Spain at Rio Olympics

Spain will compete at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The country participated at the Olympics for the first time in the year 1900. The Spanish Olympic teams are normally picked, organized and announced by Spanish Olympic Committee which was created in 1924. Spain also hosted the Summer Olympic Games in 1992. The games were held in Barcelona.

Medals won at Rio Olympics

Since Spain started participating in the Olympic Games, the Spanish athletes have won over 132 medals. Sailing has been the top medal-producing sport for Spain over the years. Two of these medals were won during the Winter Games. Most of the medals are silver medals, followed by gold and bronze.

Just like most other countries, Spain has won many of its medals during Summer Olympic Games. It has won 66 times as many Olympic medals during summer games as compared to winter games.

Top Spanish athletes

Some of the top Spanish athletes who will compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics include Rafael Nadal along with Garbiñe Muguruza. They will represent Spain at the Olympic Tennis games. Out of 243 Spanish athletes competing at the 2016 Summer Olympics, 12 of them are swimmers, including the 2012 double silver medalist - Mireia Belmonte. She will represent Spain in the Swimming category.

Much hope lie in the Spanish men's basketball team. The team qualified for Olympic Games after the final match of EuroBasket held in 2015 in France.

The 2016 Games in Numbers

  • Sports 32
  • Athletes Participating 302
  • Events 148

Spain Olympic Athletes at 2012 Summer Olympics

Athletes NamesSports
Miguel Alvarino GarciaArchery
Carolina MarinBadminton
Pablo AbiánBadminton
Pau GasolBasketball
Ricky RubioBasketball
José CalderónBasketball
Sergio RodríguezBasketball
Nikola MirotićBasketball
Rudy FernándezBasketball
Sergio LlullBasketball
Víctor ClaverBasketball
Juan Carlos NavarroBasketball
Felipe ReyesBasketball
Marta XargayBasketball
Anna CruzBasketball
Alba TorrensBasketball
Laura GilBasketball
Laura NichollsBasketball
Leticia RomeroBasketball
Laia PalauBasketball
Silvia DomínguezBasketball
Leonor RodríguezBasketball
Lucila PascuaBasketball
Liliana FernándezBeach volleyball
Elsa BaquerizoBeach volleyball
Maialen ChourrautCanoe slalom
Javier HernanzCanoe sprint
Saul Craviotto RiveroCanoe sprint
Teresa Portela RivasCanoe sprint
José Antonio HermidaCycling - Mountain bike
Carlos Coloma NicolasCycling - Mountain bike
Alejandro ValverdeCycling - Road
Joaquim RodríguezCycling - Road
Jon Izaguirre InsaustiCycling - Road
Imanol ErvitiCycling - Road
Jonathan CastroviejoCycling - Road
Ane SantestebanCycling - Road
Sergio Álvarez MoyaEquestrian
Beatriz Ferrer-SalatEquestrian
Sergio GarcíaGolf
Rafael Cabrera-BelloGolf
Azahara MuñozGolf
Carlota CigandaGolf
Rayderley Miguel ZapataGymnastics
Elisabeth PinedoHandball
Carmen MartínHandball
Marta ManguéHandball
Nerea PenaHandball
Macarena AguilarHandball
Lara Gonzalez OrtegaHandball
Laura GómezJudo
María BernabéuJudo
Erika Villaécija GarcíaMarathon swimming
Carolina RodríguezRhythmic gymnastics
Alejandra QueredaRhythmic gymnastics
Elena LópezRhythmic gymnastics
Lourdes MohedanoRhythmic gymnastics
Sandra AguilarRhythmic gymnastics
Pablo FeijooRugby sevens
Marina AlabauSailing
Fernando EchávarriSailing
Támara EchegoyenSailing
Fatima GalvezShooting
Mireia BelmonteSwimming
Melania Costa SchmidSwimming
Jessica VallSwimming
Duane Da RochaSwimming
Judit Ignacio SorribesSwimming
Patricia CastroSwimming
Markel AlberdiSwimming
Africa ZamoranoSwimming
Ona CarbonellSynchronized swimming
Gemma MengualSynchronized swimming
He ZhiwenTable tennis
Joel GonzálezTaekwondo
Eva Calvo GómezTaekwondo
Jesús Tortosa CabreraTaekwondo
Rafael NadalTennis
Garbiñe MuguruzaTennis
Carla Suárez NavarroTennis
Roberto Bautista AgutTennis
David FerrerTennis
Albert Ramos-ViñolasTennis
Marc LópezTennis
Anabel Medina GarriguesTennis
Arantxa Parra SantonjaTennis
Bruno HortelanoTrack & field
Ruth BeitiaTrack & field
Adel MechaalTrack & field
Kevin LópezTrack & field
Carles CastillejoTrack & field
Antonio AbadíaTrack & field
Jesús Ángel GarcíaJTrack & field
David BustosTrack & field
Miguel Ángel LópezTrack & field
Jesús EspañaTrack & field
Pablo TorrijosTrack & field
Diana MartínTrack & field
Concepción MontanerTrack & field
Javier GuerraTrack & field
Borja VivasTrack & field
Javier CienfuegosTrack & field
Aauri BokesaTrack & field
Patricia SarrapioTrack & field
Alessandra AguilarTrack & field
Sabina AsenjoTrack & field
Carlos TobalinaTrack & field
Álvaro de ArribaTrack & field
Trihas GebreTrack & field
Mario MolaTriathlon
Fernando AlarzaTriathlon
Ainhoa MurúaTriathlon
Carolina RoutierTriathlon
Marc MinguellWater polo
Anni Espar LlaquetWater polo
Laura Ester RamosWater polo
Guillermo Molina RiosWater polo
Roser TarragóWater polo
Patricia HerreraWater polo
Lidia ValentínWeightlifting

Olympic Medals Count Spain

GAMESSUMMER / WINTERMEDALS
  GoldSilverBronzeTotal
London 2012Summer Games310316
Beijing 2008Summer Games510318
Athens 2004Summer Games311519
Sydney 2000Summer Games33511
Atlanta 1996Summer Games56617
Albertville 1992Winter Games0011
Barcelona 1992Summer Games178328
Seoul 1988Summer Games15713
Los Angeles 1984Summer Games1225
Moscow 1980Summer Games1326
Montreal 1976Summer Games0202
Sapporo 1972Winter Games1001
Munich 1972Summer Games0011
Rome 1960Summer Games0011
Helsinki 1952Summer Games0101
London 1948Summer Games0101
Los Angeles 1932Summer Games0011
Amsterdam 1928Summer Games1001
Antwerp 1920Summer Games0101

Last Updated On : August 08, 2016



Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.

 

Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.

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