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Tajikistan was first at the Olympic Games as an independent nation in 1996. They have been to every Summer Olympic Games since then. The nation has been at the Winter Olympic Games since 2002.

Before, Tajik athletes were part of the Soviet Union at the Olympics until 1988. Tajikistan was part of the Unified Team in 1992.

The National Olympic Committee for Tajikistan was formed in 1992 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1993.


Medal Name Games Sport Event
22 Silver Yusup Abdusalomov 2008 Beijing Wrestling Men's freestyle 84 kg
33 Bronze Rasul Boqiev 2008 Beijing Judo Men's 73 kg
33 Bronze Mavzuna Chorieva 2012 London Boxing Women's lightweight

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