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Middle East Countries' Summer Olympics Medal Count and History

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Updated August 24, 2008

The Middle East's Olympic History

Country 1st Olympics All-time
Gold
All-time
Silver
All-time
Bronze
Athletes
in Beijing
Competing in # of Sports 2008
Medals
Armenia 1996 1 1 8 25 7 6
Afghanistan 1936 0 0 1 4 2 1
Algeria 1964 4 2 8 61 13 2
Bahrain 1968 1 0 0 15 3 1
Egypt 1912 7 6 9 118 19 1
Ethiopia 1956 18 6 14 36 1 7
Iran 1900 11 15 22 57 13 2
Iraq 1948 0 0 1 5 3 0
Israel 1952 1 1 5 44 11 1
Jordan 1980 0 0 0 7 5 0
Kuwait 1968 0 0 1 8 5 0
Lebanon 1948 0 2 2 6 4 0
Libya 1968 0 0 0 7 5 0
Mauritania 1984 0 0 0 2 1 0
Morocco 1960 6 5 10 49 7 2
Oman 1984 0 0 0 4 3 0
Pakistan 1948 3 3 4 23 4 0
Palestine 1996 0 0 0 4 2 0
Qatar 1984 0 0 2 22 7 0
Saudi Arabia 1972 0 1 1 19 5 0
Somalia 1972 0 0 0 1 1 0
Sudan 1960 0 1 0 9 2 1
Syria 1948 1 1 1 8 5 0
Tunisia 1960 2 2 3 28 10 1
Turkey 1912 37 24 21 68 12 8
U.A.Emirates 1984 1 0 0 8 7 0
Yemen 1992 0 0 0 5 4 0
Sources: International Olympic Committee, ABC-Australia, NBC Sports, Sports Illustrated, About.com

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