Bangladesh at the Olympics

Bangladesh has competed in ten every Olympic Games since 1984, with Bangladesh competing as part of India prior to 1947 and Pakistan prior to 1972. The nation never won a medal in the Summer Olympics and has never competed in the Winter Olympic Games.

Bangladesh at the
Olympics
Flag of Bangladesh.svg
IOC codeBAN
NOCBangladesh Olympic Association
Websitewww.nocban.org
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer appearances

In 2016, Siddikur Rahman became the first Bangladeshi to qualify for the Olympic games in golf,[1] and Bangladesh sent seven athletes to compete, more than any other year. The country has sent other representatives to the Games thanks to the wildcard process.[2] Bangladesh, with an approximate population of 170 million, is the most populous country in the world never to have won an Olympic medal.[3]

Bangladesh Olympic Association head Wali Ullah has stated that Bangladesh's weak economy accounts for its poor results in sports.[2]

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by Summer GamesEdit

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1900–1936 as part of   India
1948–1968 as part of   Pakistan (PAK)
  1972 Munich Did not participate
  1976 Montreal
  1980 Moscow
  1984 Los Angeles 1 0 0 0 0
  1988 Seoul 6 0 0 0 0
  1992 Barcelona 6 0 0 0 0
  1996 Atlanta 4 0 0 0 0
  2000 Sydney 5 0 0 0 0
  2004 Athens 4 0 0 0 0
  2008 Beijing 5 0 0 0 0
  2012 London 5 0 0 0 0
  2016 Rio de Janeiro 7 0 0 0 0
  2020 Tokyo 6 0 0 0 0
  2024 Paris Future Event
  2028 Los Angeles
  2032 Brisbane
Total 0 0 0 0

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Golfer Siddikur Rahman becomes first Bangladesh player to qualify for Olympics". 13 July 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Bangladesh's Preparation for Beijing Olympics in Full Swing". Xinhua. June 15, 2008.
  3. ^ "The 10 Most Populous Countries To Never Win An Olympic Medal". BuzzFeed Community. Retrieved 22 February 2016.

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