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Turkmenistan has been in 4 Summer Olympics. The first time was in 1996. They have never been in the Winter Olympics. Turkmen athletes were with the Soviet Union and the Unified Team. No one representing Turkmenistan has won an Olympic medal. They are the only ex-Soviet republic country not to win a medal.

Turkmenistan's capital, Ashgabat, has an Olympic Stadium even though they have not hosted the Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee of Turkmenistan was formed in 1990.[1] It was recognized by the IOC in 1993.

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  1. IOC. "Turkmenistan". http://www.olympic.org/turkmenistan. Retrieved 5 December 2011.

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