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Cameroon was first at the Olympic Games in 1964.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Cameroon is CAM.


There have been competitors from Cameroon in every Summer Olympic Games since then. The nation left the 1976 Summer Olympics after three days. Cameroon has also been at the Winter Olympic Games one time in 2002.

The National Olympic Committee for Cameroon was formed in 1963.


Medal Name Games Sport Event
22 Silver Joseph Bessala 1968 Mexico Boxing Men's welterweight
33 Bronze Martin Ndongo-Ebanga 1984 Los Angeles Boxing Men's lightweight
11 Gold Patrice Abanda, Nicolas Alnoudji, Clément Beaud, Daniel Bekono, Serge Branco, Joël Epalle, Lauren, Samuel Eto'o, Idriss Carlos Kameni, Modeste M'bami, Patrick Mboma, Albert Meyong Ze, Serge Mimpo, Daniel Ngom Kome, Aaron Nguimbat, Geremi Njitap, Patrick Suffo, Pierre Wome 2000 Sydney Football Men's competition
11 Gold Françoise Mbango Etone 2004 Athens Athletics Women's triple jump
11 Gold Françoise Mbango Etone 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's triple jump

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