Three Facts On Nigeria At the Olympic Games


  • Did you know Nigeria first participated at the Olympic Games in 1952?
  • Nigeria boycotted the 1976 Olympic Games. That’s because the International Olympics Committee didn’t ban nations that participated in sporting events in apartheid South Africa.
  • Nigeria has a total of twenty-three Olympic Games medals from their 1952 participation till date. Three gold medals, eight silver medal and twelve bronze medals.

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