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Syria was first at the Olympic Games in 1948. The nation came back to the Games in 1968. They also missed the 1976 Games. The nation has not been in the Winter Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee for Syria was formed in 1948.

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
22 Silver Joseph Atiyeh 1984 Los Angeles Wrestling Men's freestyle heavyweight
11 Gold Ghada Shouaa 1996 Atlanta Athletics Women's heptathlon
33 Bronze Nasser Al Shami 2004 Athens Boxing Men's heavyweight

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