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Paraguay at the Olympics is a history which includes 11 games in 10 countries and 90+ athletes.[1] Since 1970, the Paraguay has contributed to the growth of the "Olympic Movement".[2]

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Paraguay is PAR.[3]

History

The Paraguay National Olympic Committee was formed in 1970. It was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1970.[4]

Paraguay's team first competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.[1]

Paraguay athletes have been in every Summer Olympic Games since 1968, except the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics. They have never been in the Winter Olympic Games.

The nation has only ever won one medal, the silver medal in the men's football in Athens.

Medalists

Summer

Medal Name Games Sport Event
22 Silver Football team 2004 Athens Football Men's competition

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), "Paraguay"; retrieved 2012-7-28.
  2. Olympics.org, "Factsheet: The Olympic Movement"; retrieved 2012-7-28.
  3. "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; "Abbreviations, National Olympic Committees," 2009 Annual Report, p. 91 [PDF p. 92 of 94]; retrieved 2012-10-12.
  4. Olympic.org, Paraguay; retrieved 2012-7-28.

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