Central African Republic at the Olympics

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Central African Republic at the Olympics is a history which includes 9 games in 8 countries and 40+ athletes.[1] Since 1964,[2] athletes and sportsmen of the Central African Republic have been part of the "Olympic Movement".[3]

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for the Central African Republic is CAF.[4]

History[change | edit source]

The Central African Republic National Olympic Committee (Comité National Olympique et Sportif Centrafricain) was formed in 1964. It was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1965.[2]

The Central African Republic has been in every Summer Olympic Games held between the1984 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Olympics. A team from the Central African Republic first competed in the 1968 Summer Olympics.[1]

The country has not won an Olympic medal. No athletes from the Central African Republic have been at any Winter Olympic Games.[1]

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References[change | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), "Central African Republic"; retrieved 2012-8-13.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Olympic.org, Central African Republic; retrieved 2012-8-13.
  3. Olympics.org, "Factsheet: The Olympic Movement"; retrieved 2012-8-13.
  4. "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; retrieved 2012-8-16.

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