Guinea at the Olympics

Guinea, sometimes referred to as Guinea-Conakry, is located in the West African region and has established their National Olympic Committee (Comité National Olympique et Sportif Guinéen) in 1965 and was internationally recognized the very next year. In 1968, they participated in their very first Summer Olympics by sending fifteen athletes to Mexico City, Mexico.

They missed the next two Olympiads and came back in 1980 and sent ten athletes to Moscow, USSR. From that point on, Guinea never missed any Summer Games but the 1980 Summer Olympics was also the only time that they sent a relatively large contingent.

Since their debut in 1968, they are yet to win their first Olympic medal and they also have never been to the Winter Olympics like most of their African neighbors.


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