Burkina Faso at the Olympics

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Burkina Faso at the Olympic Games

Flag of Burkina Faso
IOC code  BUR
NOC Burkinabé National Olympic and Sports Committee
Olympic history
Summer Games
* As Upper Volta

Burkina Faso has sent athletes to every Summer Olympic Games held since 1988. Under its previous name of Upper Volta (VOL), the country also competed in 1972. Despite appearing in seven different Olympics, Burkina Faso has never won an Olympic medal.[1] No athletes from Burkina Faso have competed in any Winter Olympic Games.

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Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
West Germany 1972 Munich 1 0 0 0 0
Canada 1976 Montreal did not participate
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow
United States 1984 Los Angeles
South Korea 1988 Seoul 6 0 0 0 0
Spain 1992 Barcelona 4 0 0 0 0
United States 1996 Atlanta 5 0 0 0 0
Australia 2000 Sydney 4 0 0 0 0
Greece 2004 Athens 5 0 0 0 0
China 2008 Beijing 6 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 2012 London 5 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0

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