Angola at the Olympics

Angola at the
Olympics
Flag of Angola.svg
IOC codeANG
NOCAngolan Olympic Committee
Website (in Portuguese)
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Summer appearances

Angola has competed in nine Summer Olympic Games. They have not yet won an Olympic medal and never complete the Winter Olympic Games until its debut.[1] The best positions of the nation, 7th in 1996 and 8th in 2016, were both achieved by Angola women's national handball team.

Angola sent at the Summer Olympics 2016 the most athletes (26) and competed in the most events (7) out of all the countries in Central Africa. They did not win a medal however. Angola's youngest athlete in 2016 was Leite Hermenegildo, who was 16. Leite competed in Athletics. Angola's oldest athlete was Joao Paulo de Leiria E Silva who was 52 and competed in Shooting.

Medal tables

Medals by Summer Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow 11 0 0 0 0
United States 1984 Los Angeles did not participate
South Korea 1988 Seoul 24 0 0 0 0
Spain 1992 Barcelona 28 0 0 0 0
United States 1996 Atlanta 28 0 0 0 0
Australia 2000 Sydney 30 0 0 0 0
Greece 2004 Athens 30 0 0 0 0
China 2008 Beijing 32 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 2012 London 34 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 25 0 0 0 0
Japan 2020 Tokyo 20 0 0 0 0
France 2024 Paris Future event
United States 2028 Los Angeles
Australia 2032 Brisbane
Total 0 0 0 0

Flagbearers

Games Athlete Sport
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Fernando Lopes Swimming
South Korea 1988 Seoul João N'Tyamba (??) Athletics
Spain 1992 Barcelona Jean-Jacques Conceição Basketball
United States 1996 Atlanta Palmira Barbosa Handball
Australia 2000 Sydney Nádia Cruz Swimming
Greece 2004 Athens Ângelo Victoriano Basketball
China 2008 Beijing João N'Tyamba Athletics
United Kingdom 2012 London Antónia Moreira Judo
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Luísa Kiala Handball
Japan 2020 Tokyo Natália Bernardo & Matias Montinho Handball (Bernardo) & Sailing (Montinho)

References

  1. ^ "The 10 Most Populous Countries To Never Win An Olympic Medal". BuzzFeed Community. Retrieved 2017-07-10.

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