Lesotho at the Olympics

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Lesotho at the
Olympics
Flag of Lesotho.svg
IOC code LES
NOC Lesotho National Olympic Committee
Website lnoc.tripod.com
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer appearances

Lesotho first participated at the Olympic Games in 1972 and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except when they boycotted the 1976 Summer Olympics along with most other African nations. Lesotho has never participated in the Winter Olympic Games.

To date, no athlete from Lesotho has ever won an Olympic medal.

The National Olympic Committee for Lesotho was created in 1971 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1972.

Medal tables[edit]

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 6 0 0 0 0
United States 1984 Los Angeles 4 0 0 0 0
South Korea 1988 Seoul 6 0 0 0 0
Spain 1992 Barcelona 6 0 0 0 0
United States 1996 Atlanta 9 0 0 0 0
Australia 2000 Sydney 6 0 0 0 0
Greece 2004 Athens 3 0 0 0 0
China 2008 Beijing 5 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 2012 London 4 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 8 0 0 0 0
Japan 2020 Tokyo future event
France 2024 Paris
United States 2028 Los Angeles
Total 0 0 0 0

Flag bearers[edit]

This is a list of flag bearers who have represented Lesotho at the Olympics.[1]

# Event year Season Flag bearer Sport
1 1972 Summer Motsapi Moorosi Athletics
2 1984 Summer Mochochonono Mokhutlole Chef de mission
3 1988 Summer Noheku Nteso Athletics
4 1996 Summer Jessie Mathunta Chef de mission
5 2000 Summer Mokete Mokhosi Taekwondo
6 2004 Summer Lineo Mochesane Taekwondo
7 2008 Summer Simon Maine Athletics
8 2012 Summer Mamorallo Tjoka Athletics
9 2016 Summer Mosito Lehata Athletics

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesotho. Olympics at Sport-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Accessed 25 October 2011.