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Suriname was first at the Olympic Games in 1960. They have been in most Summer Olympic Games since then. The nation missed the 1964 Games, and also boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics. Suriname has never been in the Winter Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee for Suriname was formed in 1959 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee that same year.

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
11 Gold Anthony Nesty 1988 Seoul Swimming Men's 100 metre butterfly
33 Bronze Anthony Nesty 1992 Barcelona Swimming Men's 100 metre butterfly

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