Mauritania

Overview

NOCComité National Olympique et Sportif Mauritanien
Flagbearers18

Participants

Olympic Games 22
Youth Olympic Games 7

Description

Mauritania formed a provisional National Olympic Committee in 1962, but in 1977 a more formal body was constituted. After being granted provisional recognition at a meeting of the IOC Executive Board in Nagoya in October 1979, full recognition followed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the IOC session in Lake Placid on 12 February 1980. Mauritania first competed at the Olympic Games in 1984 and has been present at each of the subsequent Olympics. It has never competed at the Olympic Winter Games. All Mauritanian athletes have been eliminated in the preliminary rounds of competition, and have yet to win an Olympic medal.

Participations by edition

Edition Competition Type Men Women Total
1984 Summer Olympics Olympic Games 2 0 2 Results
1988 Summer Olympics Olympic Games 6 0 6 Results
1992 Summer Olympics Olympic Games 6 0 6 Results
1996 Summer Olympics Olympic Games 4 0 4 Results
2000 Summer Olympics Olympic Games 1 1 2 Results
2004 Summer Olympics Olympic Games 1 1 2 Results
2008 Summer Olympics Olympic Games 1 1 2 Results
2010 Summer Youth Olympics Youth Olympic Games 2 2 4 Results
2012 Summer Olympics Olympic Games 1 1 2 Results
2014 Summer Youth Olympics Youth Olympic Games 2 1 3 Results
2016 Summer Olympics Olympic Games 1 1 2 Results

Participations by discipline

Olympic Games

Discipline (Sport) Men Women Total
Athletics 12 5 17 Results
Wrestling 5 0 5 Results

Youth Olympic Games

Discipline (Sport) Men Women Total
Athletics 3 3 6 Results
Taekwondo 1 0 1 Results