Lesotho was first at the Olympic Games in 1972. They have been in every Summer Olympic Games since then, but they boycotted the 1976 Summer Olympics. Lesotho has not been in the Winter Olympic Games.
As of 2011, no athlete from Lesotho has won an Olympic medal.
The National Olympic Committee for Lesotho was formed in 1971. They were recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1972.