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Cyprus at the
Olympics
Flag of Cyprus.svg
IOC codeCYP
NOCCyprus Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olympic.org.cy (in Greek and English)
Medals
 
Gold
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Silver
1
Bronze
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Total
1
Summer appearances
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Winter appearances
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Cyprus (CYP) has sent athletes to every Olympic Games held since 1980.

Cyprus earned its first Olympic medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics. Pavlos Kontides earned a silver medal in the men's laser sailing event.[1]

They almost won a medal in the 2008 Olympics when Antonis Nikolaidis lost the bronze medal shoot-off in men's skeet. The first athlete from Cyprus in the modern Olympics was Anastasios Andreou in 1896. He competed under the Greek flag. At this time, Cyprus was a British colony. The olympics does not recognise Northern Cyprus and Turkish Cypriots are unable to participate.

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