Congo at the Olympics

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Congo at the Olympic Games

Flag of the Republic of the Congo
IOC code  CGO
NOC Comité National Olympique et Sportif Congolais
Olympic history
Summer Games

The Republic of the Congo, competing as Congo, first participated at the Olympic Games in 1964, and has sent athletes to compete in most Summer Olympic Games since then. Congo missed the 1968 Games and boycotted the 1976 Games along with most other African nations. Congo has never participated in the Winter Olympic Games.

As of 2014, no athlete from Congo has ever won an Olympic medal. As of 2014, a total of 66 athletes (39 men and 27 women) have represented Congo at the Olympics. The youngest participant was Alphonse Yanghat, who ran in the 100 m sprint in 1972 at 15 years, 120 days, while the oldest was Gilles Coudray (36 years, 263 days) who competed in the 50 metres freestyle swimming event at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.[1]

The National Olympic Committee for the Congo was created in 1964 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee that same year.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1964 Tokyo 2 0 0 0 0
1968 Mexico City did not participate
1972 Munich 6 0 0 0 0
1976 Montreal did not participate
1980 Moscow 24 0 0 0 0
1984 Los Angeles 9 0 0 0 0
1988 Seoul 7 0 0 0 0
1992 Barcelona 7 0 0 0 0
1996 Atlanta 5 0 0 0 0
2000 Sydney 5 0 0 0 0
2004 Athens 5 0 0 0 0
2008 Beijing 5 0 0 0 0
2012 London 7 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Congo (Brazzaville). Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2014-02-01.