Syria at the
Olympics
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IOC codeSYR
NOCSyrian Olympic Committee
Medals
Ranked 103rd
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
4
Summer appearances
Other related appearances
 United Arab Republic (1960)

Syria, officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic, first participated at the Olympic Games in 1948, when the diver Zouheir Al-Shourbagi was the sole competitor at the 1948 London games and placed 10th in the men's platform. Syria then missed the next four Olympiads (though in 1960 the nation competed with Egypt as part of the United Arab Republic). Syria returned to the Games in 1968, and has sent athletes to compete in all but one Summer Olympic Games except, when they missing the 1976 Games and has never participated in the Winter Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee of Syria was created in 1948.

Syrian athletes have won a total of four medals, in four sports.

Medal tables

See also: All-time Olympic Games medal table

Medals by Summer Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
United Kingdom 1948 London 1 0 0 0 0 -
Finland 1952 Helsinki did not participate
Australia 1956 Melbourne
Italy 1960 Rome as part of  United Arab Republic (RAU)
Japan 1964 Tokyo did not participate
Mexico 1968 Mexico City 2 0 0 0 0 -
West Germany 1972 Munich 5 0 0 0 0 -
Canada 1976 Montreal did not participate
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow 67 0 0 0 0 -
United States 1984 Los Angeles 7 0 1 0 1 33
South Korea 1988 Seoul 16 0 0 0 0 -
Spain 1992 Barcelona 10 0 0 0 0 -
United States 1996 Atlanta 7 1 0 0 1 49
Australia 2000 Sydney 8 0 0 0 0 -
Greece 2004 Athens 6 0 0 1 1 71
China 2008 Beijing 8 0 0 0 0 -
United Kingdom 2012 London 10 0 0 0 0 -
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro 7 0 0 0 0 -
Japan 2020 Tokyo 6 0 0 1 1 86
France 2024 Paris future event
United States 2028 Los Angeles
Australia 2032 Brisbane
Total 1 1 2 4 101

Medals by sport

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Athletics1001
Wrestling0101
Boxing0011
Weightlifting0011
Totals (4 sports)1124

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Joseph Atiyeh United States 1984 Los Angeles
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Wrestling
Men's freestyle 100 kg
 Gold Ghada Shouaa United States 1996 Atlanta
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Athletics
Women's heptathlon
 Bronze Nasser Al Shami Greece 2004 Athens
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Boxing
Men's heavyweight
 Bronze Man Asaad Japan 2020 Tokyo
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Weightlifting
Men's 109+kg

See also