Burkina Faso at the Olympics

Burkina Faso has sent athletes to every Summer Olympic Games held since 1988. Under its previous name of Upper Volta (VOL), the country also competed in 1972. After appearing in eight different Olympics,[1] Burkina Faso won their first Olympic medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, following Hugues Fabrice Zango's bronze-winning performance in the men's triple jump. No athletes from Burkina Faso have competed in any Winter Olympic Games.

Burkina Faso at the
Olympics
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IOC codeBUR
NOCBurkinabé National Olympic and Sports Committee
Medals
Ranked 149th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer appearances

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by Summer GamesEdit

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
  1972 Munich 1 0 0 0 0
  1976 Montreal Did not participate
  1980 Moscow
  1984 Los Angeles
  1988 Seoul 6 0 0 0 0
  1992 Barcelona 4 0 0 0 0
  1996 Atlanta 5 0 0 0 0
  2000 Sydney 4 0 0 0 0
  2004 Athens 5 0 0 0 0
  2008 Beijing 6 0 0 0 0
  2012 London 5 0 0 0 0
  2016 Rio de Janeiro 5 0 0 0 0
  2020 Tokyo 7 0 0 1 1 86
  2024 Paris Future event
  2028 Los Angeles
  2032 Brisbane
Total 0 0 1 1 147

Medals by sportEdit

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  Athletics0011
Totals (1 entries)0011

List of medalistsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Bronze Hugues Fabrice Zango   2020 Tokyo   Athletics Men's triple jump

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mehalick, Mike. "The 10 Most Populous Countries To Never Win An Olympic Medal". BuzzFeed Community.

External linksEdit