São Tomé and Príncipe at the Olympics

The tiny African island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe made its debut in the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympic Games.  The country has never captured any medal at the Olympics.

During the 2012 London Summer Olympic Games in London, the nation sent two athletes: Christopher Lima da Costa (100 meters run, athletics) and Lecabela Quaresma (100 meters hurdles). The two athletes failed to advance into the next of their respective events.

In the 2016 Rio Olympics São Tomé and Príncipe sent three athletes Romário Leitão (men's 5000 m, athletics), Celma Bonfim da Graça (women's 1500 m, athletics) and Buly Triste (men's C-1 1000 m, canoeing) but they didn’t advance in the next round of their respective events.


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