African Countries at the Winter Olympic Games

Thirteen countries from Africa have attended the Winter Olympic Games at some time. The number is set to increase in 2018, as Nigeria has qualified several athletes for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, and a Canadian born Eritrean skier from will compete in slalom events.

Here is a list in the order of when each African country first attended the Winter Olympics.

The Future

We are sure to see more and more Adrican nations sending athletes to the Winter Olympics. In 2018, Uganda had a snowboarder that was very close to qualifing.


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