1992 Summer Olympics national flag bearers

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During the Parade of Nations portion of the 1992 Summer Olympics opening ceremony, athletes from each country participating in the Olympics paraded in the arena, preceded by their flag. The flag was borne by a sportsperson from that country chosen either by the National Olympic Committee or by the athletes themselves to represent their country.

Parade order[edit]

As the nation of the first modern Olympic Games, Greece entered the stadium first; whereas, the host nation Spain marched last. Other countries entered in alphabetical order in the French language, instead of both Catalan and Spanish (despite that these languages had been displayed on the name boards and used to announce the country names), due to the political sensitivity surrounding the use of Catalan. Athletes from Independent Olympic Participants did not attend the parade of nations, but still competed at the Games.[1] Unified Team marched with Olympic flag, then followed by 12 flag bearers carrying the flags of 12 former Soviet Republics.[2][3]

Whilst most countries entered under their short names, a few entered under more formal or alternative names, mostly due to political and naming disputes. The Republic of China (commonly known as Taiwan) entered with the compromised name and flag of "Chinese Taipei" under T so that they did not enter together with conflicting People's Republic of China (commonly known as China), which entered as the "People's Republic of China" under C. The Republic of the Congo entered as the "People's Republic of the Congo" while the Democratic Republic of Congo entered under its former name, Zaire.

List[edit]

The following is a list of each country's announced flag bearer. The list is sorted by the order in which each nation appears in the parade of nations. This table is sortable by country name, the flag bearer's name, and the flag bearer's sport. The names are given in their official designations by the IOC.

Order Nation Spanish Name French Order Flag bearer Sport
1  Greece (GRE) Grecia Grèce Lambros Papakostas Athletics
2  Afghanistan (AFG) Afganistán Afghanistan
3  South Africa (RSA) Sudáfrica Afrique de Sud Jan Tau Athletics
4  Albania (ALB) Albania Albanie Kristo Robo Shooting
5  Algeria (ALG) Argelia Algerie
6  Germany (GER) Alemania Allemagne Manfred Klein Rowing
7  Andorra (AND) Andorra Andorre Margarida Moreno Athletics
8  Angola (ANG) Angola Angola
9  Antigua (ANT) Antigua Antigua
10  Netherlands Antilles (AHO) Antillas Neerlandesas Antilles Néerlandaises Michel Daou Shooting
11  Saudi Arabia (KSA) Arabia Saudita Arabie Saoudite Medhadi Al-Dosari Cycling
12  Argentina (ARG) Argentina Argentine Marcelo Garraffo Field hockey
13  Aruba (ARU) Aruba Aruba Lucien Dirksz Cycling
14  Australia (AUS) Australia Australie Jenny Donnet Diving
15  Austria (AUT) Austria Autriche Elisabeth Theurer Equestrian
16  Bahamas (BAH) Bahamas Bahamas Troy Kemp Athletics
17  Bahrain (BRN) Bahréin Bareïn Khalid Rabeeah Chef de mission
18  Bangladesh (BAN) Bangladés Bangladesh Mohamed Mukhesur Rahman Swimming
19  Barbados (BAR) Barbados Barbade
20  Belgium (BEL) Bélgica Belgique Frans Peeters Shooting
21  Belize (BIZ) Belice Belize
22  Benin (BEN) Benín Benin Sonya Agbéssi Athletics
23  Bermuda (BER) Bermudas Bermudes Brian Wellman Athletics
24  Bhutan (BHU) Bután Bhoutan Jubzang Jubzang Archery
25  Bolivia (BOL) Bolivia Bolivie
26  Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) Bosnia y Herzegovina Bosnie-Herzegovine Zlatan Saračević Athletics
27  Botswana (BOT) Botsuana Botswana
28  Brazil (BRA) Brasil Brésil Aurélio Miguel Judo
29  Brunei (BRU) Brunéi Brunei
30  Bulgaria (BUL) Bulgaria Bulgarie Ivaylo Yordanov Wrestling
31  Burkina Faso (BUR) Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Franck Zio Athletics
32  Cayman Islands (CAY) Islas Caimán Îles Caïmans Byron Marsh Sailing
33  Cameroon (CMR) Camerún Cameroun
34  Canada (CAN) Canada Canada Mike Smith Athletics
35  Central African Republic (CAF) Central Africa Centro Afrique Mickaël Conjungo Athletics
36  Chile (CHI) Chile Chili Gert Weil Athletics
37  China (CHN) República Popular China République Populairé de Chine Song Ligang Basketball
38  Cyprus (CYP) Chipre Chypre Marios Hadjiandreou Athletics
39  Colombia (COL) Colombia Colombie Bernardo Tovar Shooting
40  Republic of Congo (CGO) República del Congo République de Congo
41  Cook Islands (COK) Islas Cook Îles Cook Sam Nunuke Pera Weightlifting
42  South Korea (KOR) Corea Corée
43  Costa Rica (CRC) Costa Rica Costa Rica
44  Cote D'Ivoire (CIV) Costa de Marfil Côte d'Ivoire
45  Croatia (CRO) Croacia Croatie Goran Ivanišević Tennis
46  Cuba (CUB) Cuba Cuba Héctor Milián Wrestling
47  Denmark (DEN) Dinamarca Danemark Jørgen Bojsen-Møller Sailing
48  Djibouti (DJI) Yibuti Djibouti Hussein Ahmed Salah Athletics
49  Dominican Republic (DOM) República Dominicana République Dominicaine Altagracia Contreras Judo
50  Arab Republic of Egypt (EGY) Republica Arabe de Egipto République arabe d'Égypte Mohamed Khorshed Shooting
51  United Arab Emirates (UAE) Emiratos Arabes Unidos Émirats Arabes Unis Mohamed Salem Al-Tunaiji Athletics
52  Ecuador (ECU) Ecuador Équateur María Cangá Judo
53  Unified Team (EUN) Equipo Unificado Équipe Unifiée Alexander Karelin Wrestling
54  Estonia (EST) Estonia Estonie Heino Lipp Athletics (non-competitor)
55  United States (USA) Estados Unidos de América États-Unis d'Amérique Francie Larrieu Smith Athletics
56  Ethiopia (ETH) Etiopía Éthiopie Addis Abebe Athletics
57  Fiji (FIJ) Fiyi Fidji
58  Finland (FIN) Finlandia Finlande Harri Koskela Wrestling
59  France (FRA) Francia France Jean-François Lamour Fencing
60  Gabon (GAB) Gabón Gabon
61  The Gambia (GAM) Gambia Gambie Dawda Jallow Athletics
62  Ghana (GHA) Ghana Ghana John Myles-Mills Athletics
63  Great Britain (GBR) Gran Bretaña Grande Bretagne Steve Redgrave Rowing
64  Grenada (GRN) Granada Grenada Eugene Licorish Athletics
65  Guam (GUM) Guam Guam Frank Flores Swimming
66  Guatemala (GUA) Guatemala Guatemala Julio Sandoval Shooting
67  Guinea (GUI) Guinea Guinée Soriba Diakité Athletics
68  Equatorial Guinea (GEQ) Guinea Ecuatorial Guinée Équatoriale Ruth Mangue Athletics
69  Guyana (GUY) Guyana Guyana Aubrey Richmond Cycling
70  Haiti (HAI) Haití Haiti Hermate Souffrant Judo
71  Honduras (HON) Honduras Honduras Ana Fortin Swimming
72  Hong Kong (HKG) Hong Kong Hong Kong
73  Hungary (HUN) Hungría Hongrie Tibor Komáromi Wrestling
74  India (IND) India Inde Shiny Abraham-Wilson Athletics
75  Indonesia (INA) Indonesia Indonésie Christian Hadinata Badminton
77  Iraq (IRQ) Irak Irak Nazar Kadir Weightlifting
78  Iran (IRI) República Islámica de Irán République Islamique d'Iran Alireza Soleimani Wrestling
79  Ireland (IRL) Irlanda Irlande Michelle Smith Swimming
80  Iceland (ISL) Islandia Islande Bjarni Friðriksson Judo
81  Israel (ISR) Israel Israël Eldad Amir Sailing
82  Italy (ITA) Italia Italie Giuseppe Abbagnale Rowing
83  Jamaica (JAM) Jamaica Jamaïque Merlene Ottey Athletics
84  Japan (JPN) Japón Japon Kumi Nakada Volleyball
85  Jordan (JOR) Jordania Jordanie Fakhredin Fouad Athletics
86  Kenya (KEN) Kenia Kenya Patrick Sang Athletics
87  Kuwait (KUW) Kuwait Koweït
88  Laos (LAO) Laos Laos Khamsavath Vilayphone Boxing
89  Lesotho (LES) Lesoto Lesotho
90  Latvia (LAT) Letonia Lettonie Raimonds Bergmanis Weightlifting
91  Lebanon (LIB) Libano Liban
92  Liberia (LBR) Liberia Liberia
93  Libya (LBA) Jamahiriya Árabe Libia Jamahiriya Arabe Libye
94  Liechtenstein (LIE) Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Manuela Marxer Athletics
95  Lithuania (LTU) Lituania Lituanie Raimundas Mažuolis Swimming
96  Luxembourg (LUX) Luxemburgo Luxembourg Yves Clausse Swimming
97  Madagascar (MAD) Madagascar Madagascar Heritovo Rakotomanga Boxing
98  Malaysia (MAS) Malaisia Malaisie Razif Sidek Badminton
99  Malawi (MAW) Malawi Malaui
100  Maldives (MDV) Maldivas Maldives
101  Mali (MLI) Malí Mali
102  Malta (MLT) Malta Malte Laurie Pace Judo
103  Morocco (MAR) Marruecos Maroc Lahcen Samsam Akka Athletics (non-competitor)
104  Mauritius (MRI) Mauricio Maurice
105  Mauritania (MTN) Mauritania Mauritanie
106  Mexico (MEX) México Mexique Jesús Mena Diving
107  Monaco (MON) Monaco Monaco Christophe Verdino Swimming
108  Mongolia (MGL) Mongolia Mongolie Badmaanyambuugiin Bat-Erdene Wrestling
109  Mozambique (MOZ) Mozambique Mozambique
110  Union of Myanmar (MYA) Unión de Myanmar Union du Myanmar
111  Namibia (NAM) Namibia Namibie Frankie Fredericks Athletics
112  Nepal (NEP) Nepal Népal
113  Nicaragua (NIC) Nicaragua Nicaragua Magdiel Gutiérrez Wrestling
114  Niger (NIG) Niger Níger Abdou Manzo Athletics
115  Nigeria (NGR) Nigeria Nigeria Innocent Egbunike Athletics
116  Norway (NOR) Noruega Norvège Jorunn Horgen Sailing
117  New Zealand (NZL) Nueva Zelanda Nouvelle-Zélande Mark Todd Equestrian
118  Oman (OMA) Omán Oman
119  Uganda (UGA) Uganda Ouganda Fred Mutuweta Boxing
120  Pakistan (PAK) Pakistan Pakistan Shahbaz Ahmed Field hockey
121  Panama (PAN) Panamá Panamá
122  Papua New Guinea (PNG) Papúa Nueva Guinea Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée
123  Paraguay (PAR) Paraguay Paraguay Ramón Jiménez Gaona Athletics
124  Netherlands (NED) Países Bajos Pays-Bas Carina Benninga Field hockey
125  Peru (PER) Peru Pérou Francisco Boza Shooting
126  Philippines (PHI) Filipinas Philippines Arlo Chavez Boxing
127  Poland (POL) Polonia Pologne Waldemar Legień Judo
128  Puerto Rico (PUR) Puerto Rico Porto Rico Luis Martínez Judo
129  Portugal (POR) Portugal Portugal Filipa Cavalleri Judo
130  Qatar (QAT) Catar Qatar
131  North Korea (DPR Korea) (PRK) República Popular Democrática de Corea République Populaire Démocratique de Corée Kim Gil-nam Boxing
132  Romania (ROU) Rumania Roumanie Costel Grasu Athletics
133  Rwanda (RWA) Ruanda Rwanda Marcianne Mukamurenzi Athletics
134  San Marino (SMR) San Marino Saint Marin Sara Casadei Swimming
135  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (VIN) San Vicente y las Granadinas Saint-Vincent-et-les Grenadines Eversley Linley Athletics
136  Solomon Islands (SOL) Islas Salomón Îles Salomon Leslie Ata Weightlifting
137  El Salvador (ESA) El Salvador Salvador María José Marenco Swimming
138  American Samoa (ASA) Samoa Americanas Samoa Américaines Mika Masoe Boxing
139  Western Samoa (SAM) Samoa Occidentales Samoa Occidental Emilio Leti Boxing
140  Senegal (SEN) Senegal Sénégal
141  Seychelles (SEY) Seychelles Seychelles
142  Sierra Leone (SLE) Sierra Leona Sierra Leone Sanusi Turay Athletics
143  Singapore (SIN) Singapur Singapour
144  Slovenia (SLO) Eslovenia Slovénie Rajmond Debevec Shooting
145  Somalia (SOM) Somalia Somalie
146  Sudan (SUD) Sudan Soudan
147  Sri Lanka (SRI) Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
148  Sweden (SWE) Suecia Suède Stefan Edberg Tennis
149  Switzerland (SUI) Suiza Suisse Daniel Giubellini Gymnastics
150  Suriname (SUR) Surinam Suriname Tommy Asinga Athletics
151  Swaziland (SWZ) Suazilandia Swaziland
152  Syria (SYR) Siria Syrie
153  Chinese Taipei (TPE) China Taipéi Chinese Taipei Wang Kuang-shih Baseball
154  Tanzania (TAN) Tanzania Tanzanie
155  Chad (CHA) Chad Tchad
156  Czech and Slovak Fed. Republic (TCH) República Federal Checa y Eslovaca République Fédérale Tchèque et Slovaque Jozef Lohyňa Wrestling
157  Thailand (THA) Tailandia Thailandie
158  Togo (TOG) Togo Togo
159  Tonga (TGA) Tonga Tonga
160  Trinidad and Tobago (TRI) Trinidad y Tobago Trinité-et-Tobago Ian Morris Athletics
161  Tunisia (TUN) Tunisia Tunisie Fadhel Khayati Athletics
162  Turkey (TUR) Turquia Turquie Kerem Ersü Archery
163  Uruguay (URU) Uruguay Uruguay Ricardo Fabini Sailing
164  Vanuatu (VAN) Vanuatu Vanuatu Baptiste Firiam Athletics
165  Venezuela (VEN) Venezuela Venezuela María Elena Giusti Synchronized swimming
166  Virgin Islands (ISV) Islas Virgenes Îles Vierges Neville Hodge Athletics
167  British Virgin Islands (IVB) Islas Virgenes Britanicas Îles Vierges Brittaniques Karl Scatliffe Athletics
168  Vietnam (VIE) Vietnam Vietnam
169  Yemen (YEM) Yemen Yemen
170  Zaire (ZAI) Zaire Zaire Muyegbe Mubala Athletics
171  Zambia (ZAM) Zambia Zambie Ngozi Mwanamwambwa Athletics
172  Zimbabwe (ZIM) Zimbabue Zimbabwe
173  Spain (ESP) España Espagne Felipe, Prince of Asturias Sailing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Olympic Flag - Olympic-Legacy.com Pe04.com Archived June 3, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Olympics - Non-national Flags for Olympic Athletes". Archived from the original on 2013-07-02. Retrieved 2013-06-29. 
  3. ^ "Barcelona 1992 Opening Ceremony - Parade of Nations 3/8". Archived from the original on 2013-07-02. Retrieved 2013-06-29.