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Guatemala was first at the Olympic Games in 1952.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Guatemala was GUT. It is now GUA.


Guatemala has been in every Summer Olympic Games since 1968. The nation has been in the Winter Olympic Games only once, in 1988.

Guatemala won their first Olympic medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Erick Barrondo took second place in the men's 20 km walking race.

The National Olympic Committee for Guatemala was formed in 1947 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1947.

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