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Czech Republic at the
Olympics
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IOC code CZE
NOC Czech Olympic Committee
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Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
24 28 35 87
Summer appearances
  • 1996
  • 2000
  • 2004
  • 2008
  • 2012
  • 2016
  • 2020
Winter appearances
  • 1994
  • 1998
  • 2002
  • 2006
  • 2010
  • 2014
  • 2018
Other related appearances
 Bohemia (1900–1912)
 Czechoslovakia (1920–1992)

The Czech Republic first took part in the Olympic Games as an independent country in 1994. It has competed in every Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games since then. Before 1993, Czech athletes took part in the Olympics from 1920 to 1992 as Czechoslovakia and from 1900 to 1912 as Bohemia.

Athletes from the Czech Republic have won a total of 43 medals at the Summer Games. Canoeing, shooting and athletics have been their best sports. They have also won 16 medals at the Winter Games. Most of their medals came from the Czech Republic national ice hockey team and cross-country skier Kateřina Neumannová.

The National Olympic Committee for the Czech Republic is the Czech Olympic Committee. It was founded in 1899 and accepted by the International Olympic Committee in 1993.

Medal tables

Medals by Summer Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1900–1912 as Bohemia
1920–1992 as part of Czechoslovakia
1996 Atlanta 115 4 3 4 11 17
2000 Sydney 119 2 3 3 8 28
2004 Athens 142 1 3 4 8 42
2008 Beijing 134 3 3 0 6 24
2012 London 133 4 3 3 10 19
Total 14 15 14 43 45

Medals by Winter Games

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1994 Lillehammer 0 0 0 0
1998 Nagano 1 1 1 3
2002 Salt Lake City 1 2 0 3
2006 Turin 1 2 1 4
2010 Vancouver 2 0 4 6
Total 5 5 6 16

Medals by summer sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Canoeing 4 4 3 11
Athletics 5 1 4 10
Shooting 2 3 4 9
Rowing 1 2 0 4
Tennis 0 2 1 3
Modern pentathlon 1 0 1 2
Cycling 1 0 0 1
Boxing 0 1 0 1
Sailing 0 1 0 1
Triathlon 0 0 1 1
Total 14 15 14 43

Medals by winter sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Cross-country skiing 1 5 3 9
Ice hockey 1 0 1 2
Freestyle skiing 1 0 0 1
Speed skating 2 0 1 3
Alpine skiing 0 0 1 1
Total 5 5 6 16

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