Cyprus at the Olympics
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They almost won a medal in the 2008 Olympics when Antonis Nikolaidis lost the bronze medal shoot-off in men's skeet. The first athlete from Cyprus in the modern Olympics was Anastasios Andreou in 1896. He competed under the Greek flag. At this time, Cyprus was a British colony. The olympics does not recognise Northern Cyprus and Turkish Cypriots are unable to participate.
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- "EYES ON LONDON: Coe hears final lap bell, UK elated over golds, Cyprus gets first medal". Retrieved 6 August 2012.