Papua New Guinea at the Olympics

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Papua New Guinea at the Olympic Games

Flag of Papua New Guinea
IOC code  PNG
NOC Papua New Guinea Sports Federation and Olympic Committee
Website www.oceaniasport.com/png
Olympic history
Summer Games

Papua New Guinea first participated at the Olympic Games in 1976, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except when they participated in the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics. The nation has never participated in the Winter Olympic Games, nor have they won a medal in an Olympic Games.[1]

Swimmer Ryan Pini is the country's most successful athlete to date, having reached the final of the men's 100 metre butterfly event at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[1]

The National Olympic Committee for Papua New Guinea was created in 1973 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1974.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Summer Games[edit]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Canada 1976 Montreal 5 0 0 0 0
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow did not participate
United States 1984 Los Angeles 7 0 0 0 0
South Korea 1988 Seoul 11 0 0 0 0
Spain 1992 Barcelona 13 0 0 0 0
United States 1996 Atlanta 11 0 0 0 0
Australia 2000 Sydney 5 0 0 0 0
Greece 2004 Athens 4 0 0 0 0
China 2008 Beijing 7 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 2012 London 8 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0

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