Malaysia at the Olympics facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMalaysia at the
|NOC||Olympic Council of Malaysia|
|Other related appearances|
| North Borneo (1956)
Singapore (1948–1960; 1968–present)
As the Federation of Malaya, the nation was namedMalaya (MAL) for the 1956 and 1960 Games. North Borneo sent an independent team to the 1956 Games, and Singapore had also competed at the Olympics from 1948 to 1960. After these British colonies formed an independent Malaysia in 1963, the nation competed under that name for the first time at the 1964 Summer Olympics. Singapore regained independence from Malaysia in 1965 and competed once again as Singapore at the Olympics from 1968 onwards.
List of medalists
|Bronze||Razif Sidek & Jalani Sidek||1992 Barcelona||Badminton||Men's doubles|
|Silver||Cheah Soon Kit & Yap Kim Hock||1996 Atlanta||Badminton||Men's doubles|
|Bronze||Rashid Sidek||1996 Atlanta||Badminton||Men's singles|
|Silver||Lee Chong Wei||2008 Beijing||Badminton||Men's singles|
|Silver||Lee Chong Wei||2012 London||Badminton||Men's singles|
|Bronze||Pandelela Rinong Pamg||2012 London||Diving||Women's 10 metre platform|
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