Nepal has competed in eleven Summer Games, and in three Winter Olympic Games.
Tejbir Bura, a Nepali national, won an Olympic gold medal in mixed alpinism at the 1924 Winter Olympics for his role member of the 1922 Everest Expedition. However, as citizens of other countries took part in the expedition as well, the award actually went to a mixed team. Furthermore, the International Olympic Committee website does not recognize this medal as official.
Nepal's taekwondo practitioner Bidhan Lama won a bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, when taekwondo was an exhibition sport.
The Nepal Olympic Committee was formed in 1962 and recognized in 1963.