Burkina Faso at the Olympics

Burkina Faso at the
Olympics
Flag of Burkina Faso.svg
IOC codeBUR
NOCBurkinabé National Olympic and Sports Committee
Medals
Ranked 149th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer appearances

Burkina Faso has sent athletes to every Summer Olympic Games held since 1988. Under its previous name of Upper Volta (VOL), the country also competed in 1972. After appearing in eight different Olympics,[1] Burkina Faso won their first Olympic medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, following Hugues Fabrice Zango's bronze-winning performance in the men's triple jump. No athletes from Burkina Faso have competed in any Winter Olympic Games.

Medal tables

Medals by Summer Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
West Germany 1972 Munich 1 0 0 0 0
Canada 1976 Montreal Did not participate
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow
United States 1984 Los Angeles
South Korea 1988 Seoul 6 0 0 0 0
Spain 1992 Barcelona 4 0 0 0 0
United States 1996 Atlanta 5 0 0 0 0
Australia 2000 Sydney 4 0 0 0 0
Greece 2004 Athens 5 0 0 0 0
China 2008 Beijing 6 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 2012 London 5 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 5 0 0 0 0
Japan 2020 Tokyo 7 0 0 1 1 86
France 2024 Paris Future event
United States 2028 Los Angeles
Australia 2032 Brisbane
Total 0 0 1 1 147

Medals by sport

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Athletics0011
Totals (1 entries)0011

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Bronze Hugues Fabrice Zango Japan 2020 Tokyo Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's triple jump

See also

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