Sri Lanka at the Olympics
Sri Lanka first participated at the Olympic Games in 1948, and has sent a delegation to every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the 1976 Games. Sri Lanka has never participated in the Winter Olympic Games.
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|NOC||National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka|
|Olympics appearances (overview)|
Sri Lankan athletes have won a total of two Olympic silver medals, both in athletics.
The National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka was created in 1937 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee that same year. The nation was designated as Ceylon (country code "CEY") until 1972.
Medals by GamesEdit
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Medals by sportEdit
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List of medalistsEdit
|Silver||Duncan White||1948 London||Athletics||Men's 400 metre hurdles|
|Silver||Susanthika Jayasinghe||2000 Sydney||Athletics||Women's 200 metres|
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- "Results and Medalists—Sri Lanka". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
- "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
- "Sri Lanka". Sports-Reference.com.
- (ed.) Berlioux, Monique (February–March 1983). "Sri Lanka and Olympism" (PDF). Olympic Review. Lausanne: International Olympic Committee (184): 139–143. Retrieved 2008-04-03.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
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