Kuwait at the Olympics
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|NOC||Kuwait Olympic Committee|
|Other related appearances|
|Independent Olympic Athletes (2016)|
In the 1992 Barcelona Games, Kuwait received a bronze medal in the then-demonstration sport of taekwondo. Their first Olympic medal was a bronze for double trap shooting, won by Fehaid Al-Deehani at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. Their second was also a bronze won by Al-Deehani in the men's trap at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. In 2016, Al-Deehani won the gold medal for men's double trap as an independent athlete.
The National Olympic Committee for Kuwait was formed in 1957. It was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1966, but has been suspended twice in the past ten years. Due to its most recent suspension, Kuwait was not allowed to compete as a sovereign state at the 2016 Summer Olympics, though the nation's participants were able to compete as Independent Olympic Athletes under the Olympic flag.
Medals by Summer GamesEdit
|1968 Mexico City||2||0||0||0||0||–|
|1984 Los Angeles||23||0||0||0||0||–|
|2016 Rio de Janeiro||as Independent Olympic Athletes (IOA)|
|2020 Tokyo||future event|
|2028 Los Angeles|
Medals by summer sportEdit
|Totals (1 sports)||0||0||2||2|
|Combined IOC codes||№ Games||Combined total|
|Independent Olympic Athletes (IOA)||1||1||0||1||2|
List of medalistsEdit
|Bronze||Fehaid Al-Deehani||2000 Sydney||Shooting||Men's double trap|
|Bronze||Fehaid Al-Deehani||2012 London||Shooting||Men's trap|
- "Kuwait". International Olympic Committee.
- "Results and Medalists—Kuwait". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
- "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
- "Kuwait". Sports-Reference.com.
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