American Samoa at the Olympics

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American Samoa at the Olympics is a history which includes 8 games in 8 countries and 20+ athletes.[1] Since 1988, American Samoa has contributed to the growth of the "Olympic Movement".[2]

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for American Samoa is ASA.[3]

History[change | edit source]

The National Olympic Committee for American Samoa was formed in 1987; and it was recognized by the International Olympic Committee the same year.[4]

Teams from American Samoa have take part in Summer Olympic Games. Samoan athletes went to only one of the Winter Olympic Games.

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References[change | edit source]

  1. SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), American Samoa; retrieved 2012-10-12.
  2. Olympics.org, "Factsheet: The Olympic Movement"; retrieved 2012-10-12.
  3. "Abbreviations, National Olympic Committees," 2009 Annual Report, p. 91 [PDF p. 92 of 94]; retrieved 2012-10-12.
  4. Olympic.org, American Samoa; retrieved 2012-10-11.

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