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Senegal at the Olympics is a history which began in 1954.

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Senegal was SGL.[1] It is now SEN.[2]


Senegal has been to all Summer Olympic Games held since 1964. Unlike most surrounding nations, Senegal has never missed any Summer Olympics since its independence.

Senegal is among the small group of tropical countries that have been in the Winter Olympic Games. Its winter athletes have been in four Winter Olympics since 1984

List of medalists

Medal Name Games Sport Event
22 Silver Amadou Dia Ba 1988 Seoul Athletics Men's 400 metre hurdles

Related pages


  1. "Official abbreviations" at The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Tokyo, 1964, [p. 9 of 409 PDF]; retrieved 2012-10-15.
  2. "Abbreviations, National Olympic Committees," 2009 Annual Report, p. 90 [PDF p. 91 of 94]; retrieved 2012-10-15.

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