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Ghana at the Olympics

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The first time that Ghana was at the Olympic Games was in 1952.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Ghana is GHA.[1]


Ghana was known by the colonial name of Gold Coast. The nation has been in most Summer Olympic Games since then, missing the 1956 Summer Olympics, boycotting the 1976 Games and the 1980 Summer Olympics. Ghana was at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

The National Olympic Committee for Ghana was formed in 1952 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee that same year.

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
22 Silver Clement Quartey 1960 Rome Boxing Men's light welterweight
33 Bronze Eddie Blay 1964 Tokyo Boxing Men's light welterweight
33 Bronze Prince Amartey 1972 Munich Boxing Men's middleweight
33 Bronze Joachin Yaw Acheampong, Simon Addo, Sammi Adjei, Frank Amankwah, Bernard Aryee, Isaac Asare, Kwame Ayew, Ibrahim Dossey, Mohammed Gargo, Samuel Kumah, Nii Lamptey, Yaw Preko, Shamo Quaye 1992 Barcelona Football Men's competition

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