Cape Verde at the Olympics

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Cape Verde at the
Flag of Cape Verde.svg
IOC code CPV
NOC Comité Olímpico Caboverdeano
Summer appearances

Cape Verde has sent athletes to every Summer Olympic Games held since 1996, although the country has never won an Olympic medal. No athletes from Cape Verde have competed in any Winter Olympic Games.

The only category that Cape Verde has consistently competed since it began its participation in the Olympic Games in 1996, is Men's Marathon; its rank has improved from 94th (1996) to 67th (2000), dropping to 78th (2004), and reaching the best score, 48th in 2008. Other frequent modalities chosen for competition include athletics and gymnastics.

The National Olympic Committee for Cape Verde is Comité Olímpico Cabo-verdiano. It was started in 1989 and recognized in 1993.

Medal tables

Medals by Summer Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
United States 1996 Atlanta 4 0 0 0 0
Australia 2000 Sydney 2 0 0 0 0
Greece 2004 Athens 3 0 0 0 0
China 2008 Beijing 3 0 0 0 0
United Kingdom 2012 London 3 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 5 0 0 0 0
Japan 2020 Tokyo future event
France 2024 Paris
United States 2028 Los Angeles
Total 0 0 0 0

See also

External links

  • "Cape Verde". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Cape Verde".
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