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Republic of the Congo at the Olympics

The Republic of the Congo, competing as Congo, first participated at the Olympic Games in 1964, and has sent athletes to compete in most Summer Olympic Games since then. Congo missed the 1968 Games and boycotted the 1976 Games along with most other African nations. Congo has never participated in the Winter Olympic Games.

Republic of the Congo at the
Olympics
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg
IOC codeCGO
NOCComité National Olympique et Sportif Congolais
Medals
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Summer appearances

As of 2016, a total of 74 athletes (45 men and 29 women) have represented Congo at the Olympics. The youngest participant was Alphonse Yanghat, who ran in the 100 m sprint in 1972 at 15 years, 120 days, while the oldest was Gilles Coudray (36 years, 263 days) who competed in the 50 metres freestyle swimming event at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. No athlete from Congo has ever won an Olympic medal, however Franck Elemba finished fourth in the men's shot put at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

The National Olympic Committee for the Congo was created in 1964 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee that same year.

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by Summer GamesEdit

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
  1964 Tokyo 2 0 0 0 0
  1968 Mexico City did not participate
  1972 Munich 6 0 0 0 0
  1976 Montreal did not participate
  1980 Moscow 24 0 0 0 0
  1984 Los Angeles 9 0 0 0 0
  1988 Seoul 7 0 0 0 0
  1992 Barcelona 7 0 0 0 0
  1996 Atlanta 5 0 0 0 0
  2000 Sydney 5 0 0 0 0
  2004 Athens 5 0 0 0 0
  2008 Beijing 5 0 0 0 0
  2012 London 7 0 0 0 0
  2016 Rio de Janeiro 10 0 0 0 0
  2020 Tokyo future event
  2024 Paris
  2028 Los Angeles
Total 0 0 0 0

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Congo". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Congo (Brazzaville)". Sports-Reference.com.