Estonia at the Olympics

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Estonia first competed in the Olympic Games at the 1920 Summer Olympics after becoming independence from Russia in 1918. The National Olympic Committee was created in 1923. They were a part of the first Winter Olympics in 1924. Estonian athletes took part of the Olympic Games until the country became a part of the Soviet Union in 1940. In the 1980 Summer Olympics, the Sailing regatta was held in the capital city of Tallinn. Estonia has taken part in all Olympics since it became independent again in 1991. Estonia has won most of its medals in athletics, weightlifting, wrestling and cross-country skiing.

Medals by Olympics sport[change | change source]

Medals by Summer Olympics sport[change | change source]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Wrestling 5 2 4 11
Athletics 2 1 3 6
Weightlifting 1 3 3 7
Cycling 1 0 0 1
Rowing 0 2 0 2
Boxing 0 1 0 1
Judo 0 0 3 3
Sailing 0 0 2 2
Total 9 9 15 33

Medals by Winter Olympics sport[change | change source]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Cross-country skiing 4 2 1 7
Total 4 2 1 7

Summer Olympics Medal Count[change | change source]

Year Number of athletes Number of sports Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Russian Empire
1912 12 5 1
Independent Estonia
1920 14 3 1 2 14
1924 47 5 1 1 4 17
1928 21 5 2 1 2 16
1932 3 2
1936 39 8 2 2 3 13
The Soviet Union
1952 11 6 1 3 1
1956 5 2 1
1960 6 4 2
1964 6 4 2
1968 10 5 1 1 3
1972 7 5 3 1
1976 7 4 1 1
1980 11 5 4 1 2
1984 Did not participate
1988 11 7 2 2 2
Independent Estonia
1992 38 15 1 1 34-36
1996 44 13
2000 33 11 1 2 46-47
2004 42 10 1 2 64
2008 47 13 1 1 46-49
2012 32 11 1 1
Totals 21 21 26
Estonia 9 9 15 47


Winter Olympics Medal Count[change | change source]

Year Number of athletes Number of sports Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Independent Estonia (medals are counted per teams)
1928 2 1 0 0 0
1936 5 4 0 0 0
The Soviet Union
1956 1 1 0 0 0
1964 1 1 1 0 0
1968 2 2 0 0 0
1980 1 1 0 0 0
1988 1 1 0 0 1
Independent Estonia
1992 20 5 0 0 0
1994 26 6 0 0 0
1998 20 5 0 0 0
2002 17 5 1 1 1 17
2006 26 6 3 0 0 12
2010 30 4 0 1 0 25
Totals 5 2 2
Estonia 4 2 1 23?

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