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|NOC||Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China|
|Website||(in Chinese and English)|
Hong Kong at the Olympics is a history which began in 1952.
Hong Kong was first at the Olympic Games in 1952, then as a British colony. Hong Kong has been at every Summer Olympic Games since then except for the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics. They have also been in the Winter Olympic Games since 2002.
The National Olympic Committee (NOC) for Hong Kong was formed in 1950 as the Amateur Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, and is now known as the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China.
Competitors from Hong Kong have twice won Olympic medals:
|Gold||Lee Lai Shan||1996 Atlanta||Sailing||Women's sailboard|
|Silver||Ko Lai Chak and Li Ching||2004 Athens||Table tennis||Men's doubles|
|Bronze||Lee Wai Sze||2012 London||Cycling||Women's Keirin|
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