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The Bahamas were first at the Olympic Games in 1952.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for the Bahamas is BAH.


Athletes from the Bahamas have been in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics. The nation has not been in any Winter Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee for Bahamas is the Bahamas Olympic Association, and was formed in 1952.


Medal Name Games Sport Event
33 Bronze Knowles, DurwardDurward Knowles
Sloane Farrington
1956 Melbourne Sailing Star class
11 Gold Knowles, DurwardDurward Knowles
Cecil Cooke
1964 Tokyo Sailing Star class
33 Bronze Rutherford, FrankFrank Rutherford 1992 Barcelona Athletics Men's triple jump
22 Silver Ferguson, DebbieDebbie Ferguson
Eldece Clarke-Lewis
Chandra Sturrup
Savatheda Fynes
Pauline Davis-Thompson
1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
11 Gold Fynes, SavathedaSavatheda Fynes
Chandra Sturrup
Pauline Davis-Thompson
Debbie Ferguson
Eldece Clarke-Lewis
2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 4×100 metre relay
11 Gold Davis-Thompson, PaulinePauline Davis-Thompson 2000 Sydney Athletics Women's 200 metres
11 Gold Williams-Darling, ToniqueTonique Williams-Darling 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 400 metres
33 Bronze Ferguson, DebbieDebbie Ferguson 2004 Athens Athletics Women's 200 metres
33 Bronze Sands, LeevanLeevan Sands 2008 Beijing Athletics Men's triple jump
22 Silver Andretti Bain
Michael Mathieu
Andrae Williams
Christopher Brown
2008 Beijing Athletics Men's 4x400 metre relay
11 Gold Michael Mathieu
Ramon Miller
Chris Brown
Demetrius Pinder
2012 London Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres relay

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