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Burkina Faso at the Olympics


Burkina Faso at the Olympics

Burkina Faso at the Olympic Games

Flag of Burkina Faso
IOC code  BUR
NOC Burkinabé National Olympic and Sports Committee
Olympic history
Summer Games
* As Upper Volta

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. Despite appearing in seven different Olympics, Burkina Faso has never won an Olympic medal.[1] No athletes from Burkina Faso have competed in any Winter Olympic Games.


  • Medal tables 1
    • Medals by Summer Games 1.1
  • References 2
  • See also 3
  • External links 4

Medal tables

Medals by Summer Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1972 Munich 1 0 0 0 0
1976 Montreal did not participate
1980 Moscow
1984 Los Angeles
1988 Seoul 6 0 0 0 0
1992 Barcelona 4 0 0 0 0
1996 Atlanta 5 0 0 0 0
2000 Sydney 4 0 0 0 0
2004 Athens 5 0 0 0 0
2008 Beijing 6 0 0 0 0
2012 London 5 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0


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See also

External links

  • Burkina Faso. Olympics at
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