Lebanon at the Olympics facts for kids
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|NOC||Lebanese Olympic Committee|
Lebanon at the Olympicsis a history which began in 1948.
A team from Lebanon was first at the Olympic Games in 1948. They have been in all but one Summer Olympic Games since then. Lebanon was one of three nations to boycott the 1956 Games in protest of the British and French involvement in the Suez Crisis. Lebanon has also been in most Winter Olympic Games since 1948, missing only the 1994 and 1998 Winter Games.
List of medalists
|Silver||Zakaria Chihab||1952 Helsinki||Wrestling||Men's Greco-Roman bantamweight|
|Bronze||Khalil Taha||1952 Helsinki||Wrestling||Men's Greco-Roman welterweight|
|Silver||Mohamed Tarabulsi||1972 Munich||Weightlifting||Men's middleweight|
|Bronze||Hassan Bechara||1980 Moscow||Wrestling||Men's Greco-Roman super heavyweight|
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