Celebrating Hispanic Athletes in the Olympics & Paralympics


Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month during September & October

During Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), we’re celebrating Team USA’s Hispanic and Latinx athletes.

Explore stories from Hispanic and Latinx athletes

2004 Women's Olympic Softball

2004 Softball Team

Perhaps the most dominant team in any sport in Olympic history, the 2004 U.S. Softball Team earned its nickname The Real Dream Team by outscoring opponents by a combined 51 to 1.

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Lisa Fernandez

One of the greatest female athletes of all time, Lisa Fernandez won a dominant pitcher and hitter, leading the United States to three consecutive Olympic gold medals in softball.

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Oscar De La Hoya boxing at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games

Oscar De La Hoya

Oscar De La Hoya first donned boxing gloves at age 4. A decorated amateur, “The Golden Boy” won gold at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games and shined as a pro before becoming a boxing promoter.

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