Palestine at the Olympics

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Palestine at the Olympics is a history which includes 5 games in 5 countries and 10+ athletes.[1] Since 1996, Palestine (PLE) has contributed to the growth of the "Olympic Movement".[2]

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Palestine has been at the Summer Olympics since 1996.[3] Since 1986 Palestine is part of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA).[4][5] Palestine has not won any Olympic medals.

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  1. SportsReference.com (SR/Olympics), "Palestine"; retrieved 2012-7-27.
  2. Olympics.org, "Factsheet: The Olympic Movement"; retrieved 2012-7-27.
  3. "Athlete who carries Palestinians' first Olympic hopes to Atlanta". The Independent. Jauly 11, 1996. Retrieved 2009-11-09.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. Randy Harvey (September 30, 1986). "Israel Denounces Admission of PLO to Asian Olympic Panel". Los Angeles Times.  (Israel is a member of the European Olympic Committee.)
  5. "Palestine Olympic Committee". ioc. Retrieved 2011-08-12. 

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