Burkina Faso at the
Olympics
IOC codeBUR
NOCBurkinabé National Olympic and Sports Committee
Medals
Ranked 149th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer appearances

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. After appearing in eight different Olympics,[1] Burkina Faso won their first Olympic medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, following Hugues Fabrice Zango's bronze-winning performance in the men's triple jump.[2] No athletes from Burkina Faso have competed in any Winter Olympic Games.

Medal tables

See also: All-time Olympic Games medal table

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
2016 Rio de Janeiro 5 0 0 0 0
2020 Tokyo 7 0 0 1 1 86
2024 Paris Future event
2028 Los Angeles
2032 Brisbane
Total 0 0 1 1 147

Medals by sport

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Athletics0011
Totals (1 entries)0011

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Bronze Hugues Fabrice Zango 2020 Tokyo Athletics Men's triple jump

See also

References

  1. ^ Mehalick, Mike. "The 10 Most Populous Countries To Never Win An Olympic Medal". BuzzFeed Community.
  2. ^ "Zango Makes History As The First Burkinabe To Win An Olympic Medal". Boxscore World Sportswire.