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Lesotho at the Olympics

Lesotho first participated at the Olympic Games in 1972 and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except when they boycotted the 1976 Summer Olympics along with most other African nations. Lesotho has never participated in the Winter Olympic Games.

Lesotho at the
Olympics
Flag of Lesotho.svg
IOC codeLES
NOCLesotho National Olympic Committee
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Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Summer appearances

To date, no athlete from Lesotho has ever won an Olympic medal.

The National Olympic Committee for Lesotho was created in 1971 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1972.

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 6 0 0 0 0
  1984 Los Angeles 4 0 0 0 0
  1988 Seoul 6 0 0 0 0
  1992 Barcelona 6 0 0 0 0
  1996 Atlanta 9 0 0 0 0
  2000 Sydney 6 0 0 0 0
  2004 Athens 3 0 0 0 0
  2008 Beijing 5 0 0 0 0
  2012 London 4 0 0 0 0
  2016 Rio de Janeiro 8 0 0 0 0
  2020 Tokyo future event
  2024 Paris
  2028 Los Angeles
Total 0 0 0 0

Flag bearersEdit

This is a list of flag bearers who have represented Lesotho at the Olympics.[1]

# Event year Season Flag bearer Sport
1 1972 Summer Motsapi Moorosi Athletics
2 1984 Summer Mochochonono Mokhutlole Chef de mission
3 1988 Summer Noheku Nteso Athletics
4 1996 Summer Jessie Mathunta Chef de mission
5 2000 Summer Mokete Mokhosi Taekwondo
6 2004 Summer Lineo Mochesane Taekwondo
7 2008 Summer Simon Maine Athletics
8 2012 Summer Mamorallo Tjoka Athletics
9 2016 Summer Mosito Lehata Athletics

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Lesotho". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Lesotho". Sports-Reference.com.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesotho. Olympics at Sport-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Accessed 25 October 2011.