Congo at the Olympics

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Congo at the
Olympics
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg
IOC code CGO
NOC Comité National Olympique et Sportif Congolais
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer appearances

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 2016, a total of 74 athletes (45 men and 29 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. As of 2016, no athlete from Congo has ever won an Olympic medal. Congo's best Olympic finish ever came in 2016 from Franck Elemba when he finished fourth in the men's shot put.

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

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Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Japan 1964 Tokyo 2 0 0 0 0
Mexico 1968 Mexico City did not participate
West Germany 1972 Munich 6 0 0 0 0
Canada 1976 Montreal did not participate
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow 24 0 0 0 0
United States 1984 Los Angeles 9 0 0 0 0
South Korea 1988 Seoul 7 0 0 0 0
Spain 1992 Barcelona 7 0 0 0 0
United States 1996 Atlanta 5 0 0 0 0
Australia 2000 Sydney 5 0 0 0 0
Greece 2004 Athens 5 0 0 0 0
China 2008 Beijing 5 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 2012 London 7 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 10 0 0 0 0
Japan 2020 Tokyo future event
Total 0 0 0 0

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