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Barbados was first at the Summer Olympic Games in 1968.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Barbados was BAD.[1] It is now is BAR.[2]

History

Athletes from Barbados have been in each Games since then, missing only the boycotted 1980 Summer Olympics. The country's only Olympic medal is a bronze won by sprinter Obadele Thompson at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Barbados was part of the West Indies Federation in 1960. Barbadian athlete James Wedderburn was part of the 4 x 400m relay team which won the bronze medal that year.[3]

Barbados has never been in the Winter Olympic Games.

Medals

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1968 Mexico City 0 0 0 0
1972 Munich 0 0 0 0
1976 Montreal 0 0 0 0
1980 Moscow did not compete
1984 Los Angeles 0 0 0 0
1988 Seoul 0 0 0 0
1992 Barcelona 0 0 0 0
1996 Atlanta 0 0 0 0
2000 Sydney 0 0 1 1
2004 Athens 0 0 0 0
2008 Beijing 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 1 1


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