Juan Evangelista Venegas, men's boxing 1948. First Puertorican to win an Olympic medal.
USA - 46 gold, 104 overall! #1!
Orlando Cruz (born July 1, 1981) is a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur, Cruz represented Puerto Rico at the 2000 Olympic Games in Australia. Cruz made his professional debut on December 15, 2000, against Alfredo Valdez in Puerto Rico. He came OUT in October 2012.
Jeyvier Cintron Ocasio of Puerto Rico in action with Juliao Henriques Neto of Brazil
Javier Culson.....400m Hurdler from Puerto Rico. He won a bronze medal in this event at London Olympics. The first person from Puerto Rico to win an Olympic medal in any sport except Boxing.
Puerto Rico: Javier Culson Wins Historic Bronze Medal
The Olympic athlete Javier Culson (@JavierCulson) has made history by winning the bronze medal in the 400 metre hurdle event in the London 2012 Olympic Games. This is the first Olympic medal ever to be won by an athlete from Puerto Rico in an event other than boxing.
Brazil's Juliao Henriques Neto (above) fights against Puerto Rico's Jeyvier Cintron Ocasio in their Men's Fly (52kg) Round of 16 boxing match during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 3, 2012
OLYMPICS - Men's Boxing - The 1976 Summer Olympic Games aired on the ABC Television Network from July 17 to August 1, 1976. Shoot Date: July 22, 1976. ISMAEL MARTINEZ (PUERTO RICO, L) VS. CLINTON MCKENZIE (GREAT BRITAIN), LIGHT