Vietnam at the Olympics
|Vietnam at the
|NOC||Vietnam Olympic Committee|
Vietnam first competed in the Olympic Games in 1952 as the State of Vietnam. After the Partition of Vietnam in 1954, only the Republic of Vietnam competed in the Games, sending athletes to every Summer Olympics between 1956 and 1972.
Since the reunification of Vietnam in 1976, they have competed as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, attending every Olympics from 1980 onwards with the exception of 1984. The present Vietnam Olympic Committee was formed in 1976 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1979. Vietnam has never competed in the Winter Olympics.
Vietnam won its first medal at the 2000 Games in Sydney, when Trần Hiếu Ngân took home a bronze in Taekwondo in the Women's -75 kg category. Vietnam would win its first gold medal at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, when shooter Hoàng Xuân Vinh was victorious in the Men's 10m air pistol event.
Medals by Summer Games
|1896–1948||did not participate|
|1952 Helsinki||8||competed as Vietnam (VIE)|
|1956 Melbourne||6||competed as Vietnam (VIE)|
|1960 Rome||3||competed as Vietnam (VIE)|
|1964 Tokyo||16||competed as Vietnam (VIE)|
|1968 Mexico City||9||competed as Vietnam (VIE)|
|1972 Munich||2||competed as Vietnam (VIE)|
|1976 Montreal||did not participate|
|1984 Los Angeles||boycott|
|2016 Rio de Janeiro||23||1||1||0||2|
|2020 Tokyo||future event|
Medals by sport
List of medalists
|Silver||Trần Hiếu Ngân||2000 Sydney||Taekwondo||Women's 57 kg|
|Silver||Hoàng Anh Tuấn||2008 Beijing||Weightlifting||Men's 56 kg|
|Gold||Hoàng Xuân Vinh||2016 Rio de Janeiro||Shooting||Men's 10 metre air pistol|
|Silver||Hoàng Xuân Vinh||2016 Rio de Janeiro||Shooting||Men's 50 metre pistol|