Jordan at the Olympics

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Jordan at the Olympic Games

Flag of Jordan
IOC code  JOR
NOC Jordan Olympic Committee
Website www.joc.jo (English) (Arabic)
Olympic history
Summer Games

Jordan first participated at the Olympic Games in 1980, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then. The nation has never participated in the Winter Olympic Games.

As of 2011, no Jordanian athlete has won an official Olympic medal. At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, two Jordanian athletes won bronze medals in taekwondo: Samer Kamal and Ihsan Abu Sheikha. However, these are not official Olympic medals as taekwondo at Seoul was a demonstration sport; it would not become an official Olympic sport until 2000.

The National Olympic Committee for Jordan was created in 1957 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1963.

The Jordan Olympic Committee is now headed by HRH Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein.

Olympic table[edit]

Games Athletes by sport Medals
Athletics Shooting Archery Swimming Taekwondo Boxing Equestrian Gold medal.svg Silver medal.svg Bronze medal.svg
Russia Moscow 1980 - 4 - - - - - 0 0 0
United States Los Angeles 1984 5 - - - - - - 0 0 0
South Korea Seoul 1988 - - 1 - 6 - - 0 0 0
Spain Barcelona 1992 2 - - - - - - 0 0 0
United States Atlanta 1996 1 - - 3 - - - 0 0 0
Australia Sydney 2000 2 - - 2 1 - - 0 0 0
Greece Athens 2004 1 - - 2 1 - - 0 0 0
China Bejiing 2008 2 2 - - 1 - - 0 0 0
United Kingdom London 2012 2 - - 2 3 1 1 0 0 0

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