The Cayman Islands were first at the Olympic Games in 1976. They have been in each Games since, missing the 1980 Summer Olympics. The Cayman Islands have not won an Olympic medal.
After Jamaican independence in 1962, the Cayman Islands became a separate British Overseas Territory. The Cayman Islands Olympic Committee was formed in 1973 and recognized in 1976.
The first time the Cayman Islands competed in any Winter Olympic Games was at the 2010 Winter Olympics.