Togo at the Olympics

Togo has sent athletes to every Summer Olympic Games held since 1972 except for 1976 and 1980, which they boycotted, winning their first Olympic medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics when Benjamin Boukpeti won bronze in the K1 kayak slalom event.[1]

Togo at the
Olympics
Flag of Togo.svg
IOC codeTOG
NOCComité National Olympique Togolais
Medals
Ranked 149th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Togo made its Winter Olympics debut at Sochi in 2014, where it sent two skiers to compete. Cross-country skier and Togolese flagbearer Mathilde-Amivi Petitjean was born in Togo to a Togolese mother and raised in France, while alpine skier Alessia Afi Dipol is an Italian-born Togolese citizen.[2]

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by sportEdit

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  Canoeing0011
Totals (1 sports)0011

List of medalistsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Bronze Benjamin Boukpeti   2008 Beijing   Canoeing Men's slalom K-1

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Berlin, Peter (August 12, 2008). "In a kayak race, the first ever Olympic medal for Togo". International Herald Tribune.
  2. ^ "Togo's Olympian aims to inspire". Associated Press. February 13, 2014.

External linksEdit