Sri Lanka at the
Olympics
IOC codeSRI
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka
Websitewww.olympic.lk
Medals
Ranked 123rd
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
2
Summer appearances

Sri Lanka first participated at the Olympic Games in 1948, and has sent a delegation to every Summer Olympic Games except for the `1976 Games and has never participated in the Winter Olympic Games.

Sri Lankan athletes have won a total of two Olympic silver medals, both in athletics.

The National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka was created in 1937 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee that same year. The nation was designated as Ceylon (country code "CEY") until 1972.

Parami Wasanthi Maristela won Sri Lanka's first ever Youth Olympics medal, a bronze in the girls' 2000 metre steeplechase athletics event at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics.[1]

Medal tables

Medals by Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1948 London 7 0 1 0 1 28
1952 Helsinki 5 0 0 0 0
1956 Melbourne 3 0 0 0 0
1960 Rome 5 0 0 0 0
1964 Tokyo 6 0 0 0 0
1968 Mexico City 3 0 0 0 0
1972 Munich 4 0 0 0 0
1980 Moscow 4 0 0 0 0
1984 Los Angeles 4 0 0 0 0
1988 Seoul 6 0 0 0 0
1992 Barcelona 11 0 0 0 0
1996 Atlanta 9 0 0 0 0
2000 Sydney 18 0 1 0 1 64
2004 Athens 8 0 0 0 0
2008 Beijing 8 0 0 0 0
2012 London 7 0 0 0 0
2016 Rio de Janeiro 9 0 0 0 0
2020 Tokyo 9 0 0 0 0
2024 Paris future event
2028 Los Angeles
2032 Brisbane
Total 0 2 0 2 121

Medals by sport

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Athletics0202
Totals (1 entries)0202

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Duncan White 1948 London Athletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
 Silver Susanthika Jayasinghe 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 200 metres

See also

References

  1. ^ Peiris, Sudarshana (15 October 2018). "Parami wins Sri Lanka's maiden YOG medal". www.thepapare.com. Dialog Axiata. Retrieved 15 October 2018.