Cameroon at the Olympics

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Cameroon at the Olympic Games

Flag of Cameroon
IOC code  CMR
NOC Comité National Olympique et Sportif du Cameroun
Website www.cnosc.com (French)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
  • 2002
  • 2006
  • 2010
  • 2014

Cameroon first participated at the Olympic Games in 1964, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then. The nation withdrew from the 1976 Summer Olympics after three days of competition, to join the broad African boycott in response to the participation of New Zealand, who still had sporting links with apartheid South Africa. Cameroon has also participated in the Winter Olympic Games on one occasion, in 2002, with a single representative, Isaac Menyoli.

Cameroonian athletes have won a total of five medals, including the gold medal in football at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

The National Olympic Committee for Cameroon was created in 1963.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1964 Tokyo 1 0 0 0 0
1968 Mexico City 5 0 1 0 1 39
1972 Munich 11 0 0 0 0
1976 Montreal 8 0 0 0 0
1980 Moscow 25 0 0 0 0
1984 Los Angeles 48 0 0 1 1 43
1988 Seoul 15 0 0 0 0
1992 Barcelona 8 0 0 0 0
1996 Atlanta 15 0 0 0 0
2000 Sydney 35 1 0 0 1 50
2004 Athens 17 1 0 0 1 54
2008 Beijing 33 1 0 0 1 52
2012 London 33 0 0 0 0
Total 3 1 1 5 74

Medals by Winter Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
2002 Salt Lake City 1 0 0 0 0
2006 Turin did not participate
2010 Vancouver
Total 0 0 0 0

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Joseph Bessala Mexico 1968 Mexico Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's welterweight
 Bronze Martin Ndongo-Ebanga United States 1984 Los Angeles Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's lightweight
 Gold Australia 2000 Sydney Football pictogram.svg Football Men's competition
 Gold Françoise Mbango Etone Greece 2004 Athens Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's triple jump
 Gold Françoise Mbango Etone China 2008 Beijing Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Women's triple jump

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