Belgium at the Olympics

country entered in olympic games

Belgium has been in most Olympic Games.

Belgium at the
Olympics
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
IOC codeBEL
NOCBelgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Websitewww.olympic.be (Dutch) (French)
Medals
Gold
41
Silver
55
Bronze
58
Total
154
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for Belgium is BEL.[1]

HistoryEdit

Athletes from Belgium competed for the first time was at the 1900 Games. The nation was host to the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp. Belgian athletes have won 142 medals at the Summer Olympic Games, and another five at the Winter Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee for Belgium was formed and recognized in 1906.

List of medalistsEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
1  Gold Jean Delarge 1924 Paris Boxing Men's welterweight
1  Gold Charles Delporte 1924 Paris Fencing Men's épée individual
2  Silver Henri Hoevenaers 1924 Paris Cycling (Road) Men's individual race
2  Silver Henri Hoevenaers
Alphonse Parfondry
Jean Van Den Bosch
1924 Paris Cycling (Road) Men's team time trial
2  Silver Paul Anspach
Joseph De Craecker
Charles Delporte
Orphile Fernand De Montigny
Ernest Gevers
Léon Tom
1924 Paris Fencing Men's épée team
2  Silver Désiré Beurain
Charles Crahay
1924 Paris Fencing Men's foil team
3  Bronze Joseph Jules Beecken 1924 Paris Boxing Men's middleweight
3  Bronze Gustave Léonard Daghelinckx
Henri Hoevenaers
Ferdinand Saive
Jean Van Den Bosch
1924 Paris Cycling (Track) Men's team pursuit (4000m)
3  Bronze Maurice Van Damme 1924 Paris Fencing Men's foil individual
2  Silver Edmond Spapen 1928 Amsterdam Wrestling Men's Bantamweight Freestyle
3  Bronze Léonard Steyaert 1928 Amsterdam Boxing Men's middleweight
3  Bronze Georges Anthony
François De Coninck
Léon Flament
1928 Amsterdam Rowing Men's pair-oared shell with coxswain
3  Bronze Auguste Garrebeek
Armand Putzeys
François Vandermotte
1936 Berlin Cycling (Road) Men's team time trial
3  Bronze National water polo team
Gerard Blitz, Albert Casteleyns, Pierre Coppieters, Henri Disy, Joseph De Combe, Henri De Pauw, Fernand Issele, Edmond Michiels, Henri Stoelen
1936 Berlin Water polo Men's competition
1  Gold Gaston Reiff 1948 London Athletics Men's 5,000m
1  Gold Lode Wouters
Leon Delathouwer
Eugene Van Rososbroeck
1948 London Cycling (Road) Men's team time trial
2  Silver Joseph Vissers 1948 London Boxing Men's lightweight
2  Silver Pierre Nihant 1948 London Cycling (Track) Men's 1 km time trial
3  Bronze Etienne Gailly 1948 London Athletics Men's marathon
3  Bronze Lode Wouters 1948 London Cycling (Road) Men's individual race
3  Bronze Raymond Bru
Georges Camille De Bourgignon
Henri Paternoster
André Van De Werve De Vorsselaer
Paul Louis Jean Valcke
Edouard Yves
1948 London Fencing Men's foil team
1  Gold André Noyelle 1952 Helsinki Cycling (Road) Men's individual race
1  Gold André Noyelle
Robert Grondelaers
Lucien Victor
1952 Helsinki Cycling (Road) Men's team time trial
2  Silver Robert Grondelaers 1952 Helsinki Cycling (Road) Men's individual race
2  Silver Jules Michel
Robert Baetens
1952 Helsinki Rowing Men's coxless pair
2  Silver André Nelis 1956 Melbourne Sailing Men's finn
2  Silver Joseph Mewis 1956 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Featherweight Freestyle
2  Silver Roger Moens 1960 Rome Athletics Men's 800m
2  Silver Leo Sterckx 1960 Rome Cycling (Track) Men's individual spring
3  Bronze Willy van den Berghen 1960 Rome Cycling (Road) Men's individual race
3  Bronze André Nelis 1960 Rome Sailing Men's finn
1  Gold Gaston Roelants 1964 Tokyo Athletics Men's 3000m steeplechase
1  Gold Patrick Sercu 1964 Tokyo Cycling (Track) Men's 1 km time trial
3  Bronze Walter Godefroot 1964 Tokyo Cycling (Road) Men's individual race
2  Silver Serge Reding 1968 Mexico City Weightlifting Men's heavyweight
3  Bronze Daniel Goens
Robert Van Lancker
1968 Mexico City Cycling (Track) Men's 2000m tandem
2  Silver Emiel Puttemans 1972 Munich Athletics Men's 10,000m
2  Silver Karel Lismont 1972 Munich Athletics Men's marathon
2  Silver Ivo Van Damme 1976 Montreal Athletics Men's 800m
2  Silver Ivo Van Damme 1976 Montreal Athletics Men's 1,500m
2  Silver Michel Vaarten 1976 Montreal Cycling (Track) Men's 1 km time trial
3  Bronze Karel Lismont 1976 Montreal Athletics Men's marathon
1  Gold Robert Van de Walle 1980 Moscow Judo Men's half-heavyweight
1  Gold Roger Ilegems 1984 Los Angeles Cycling (Track) Men's points race
2  Silver Pierre Marie Deloof
Dirk Crois
1984 Los Angeles Rowing Men's double sculls
3  Bronze Ann Haesebrouck 1984 Los Angeles Rowing Women's single sculls
3  Bronze Ingrid Lempereur 1984 Los Angeles Swimming Women's 200m breaststroke
3  Bronze Robert Van de Walle 1988 Seoul Judo Men's half-heavyweight
3  Bronze Frans Peeters 1988 Seoul Shooting Men's trap
2  Silver Annelies Bredael 1992 Barcelona Rowing Women's single sculls
3  Bronze Cedric Mathy 1992 Barcelona Cycling (Track) Men's points race
3  Bronze Heidi Rakels 1992 Barcelona Judo Women's middleweight
1  Gold Ulla Werbrouck 1996 Atlanta Judo Women's half-heavyweight
1  Gold Frederik Deburghgraeve 1996 Atlanta Swimming Men's 100m breaststroke
2  Silver Gella Vandecaveye 1996 Atlanta Judo Women's half-middleweight
2  Silver Sébastien Godefroid 1996 Atlanta Sailing Men's finn
3  Bronze Harry Van Barneveld 1996 Atlanta Judo Men's heavyweight
3  Bronze Marisabel Lomba 1996 Atlanta Judo Women's lightweight
2  Silver Filip Meirhaeghe 2000 Sydney Cycling (Mountain bike) Men's cross-country
2  Silver Etienne De Wilde
Matthew Gilmore
2000 Sydney Cycling (Track) Men's madison
3  Bronze Ann Simons 2000 Sydney Judo Women's extra-lightweight
3  Bronze Gella Vandecaveye 2000 Sydney Judo Women's half-middleweight
3  Bronze Els Callens
Dominique Van Roost
2000 Sydney Tennis Women's doubles
1  Gold Justine Henin-Hardenne 2004 Athens Tennis Women's singles
3  Bronze Axel Merckx 2004 Athens Cycling (Road) Men's individual race
3  Bronze Ilse Heylen 2004 Athens Judo Women's half-lightweight
1  Gold Tia Hellebaut 2008 Beijing Athletics Women's high jump
1  Gold Olivia Borlée
Kim Gevaert
Hanna Mariën
Élodie Ouédraogo
2008 Beijing Athletics Women's 4 × 100 m relay
2  Silver Lionel Cox 2012 London Shooting Men's 50 metre rifle prone
3  Bronze Charline Van Snick 2012 London Judo Women's 48 kg
3  Bronze Evi Van Acker 2012 London Sailing Laser Radial

Winter OlympicsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
3  Bronze Charles Mulder
René Mortiaux
Paul Van den Broeck
Victor Verschueren
Henri Willems
1924 Chamonix Bobsleigh Four-man
3  Bronze Robert van Zeebroeck 1928 St. Moritz Figure skating Men's individual
1  Gold Micheline Lannoy
Pierre Baugniet
1948 St. Moritz Figure skating Pairs
2  Silver Max Houben
Freddy Mansveld
Louis-Georges Niels
Jacques Mouvet
1948 St. Moritz Bobsleigh Four-man
3  Bronze Bart Veldkamp 1998 Nagano Speed skating Men's 5000 metres

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by Summer GamesEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1896 Athens did not participate
1900 Paris 5 5 5 15
1904 St. Louis did not participate
1908 London 1 5 2 8
1912 Stockholm 2 1 3 6
1920 Antwerp (host nation) 14 11 11 36
1924 Paris 3 7 3 13
1928 Amsterdam 0 1 2 3
1932 Los Angeles 0 0 0 0
1936 Berlin 0 0 2 2
1948 London 2 2 3 7
1952 Helsinki 2 2 0 4
1956 Melbourne/Stockholm 0 2 0 2
1960 Rome 0 2 2 4
1964 Tokyo 2 0 1 3
1968 Mexico City 0 1 1 2
1972 Munich 0 2 0 2
1976 Montreal 0 3 3 6
1980 Moscow 1 0 0 1
1984 Los Angeles 1 1 2 4
1988 Seoul 0 0 2 2
1992 Barcelona 0 1 2 3
1996 Atlanta 2 2 2 6
2000 Sydney 0 2 3 5
2004 Athens 1 0 2 3
2008 Beijing 2 0 0 2
2012 London 0 1 2 3
Total 38 51 53 142

Medals by Winter GamesEdit

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1924 Chamonix 0 0 1 1
1928 St. Moritz 0 0 1 1
1932 Lake Placid 0 0 0 0
1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 0 0 0 0
1948 St. Moritz 1 1 0 2
1952 Oslo 0 0 0 0
1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 0 0 0 0
1960 Squaw Valley did not participate
1964 Innsbruck 0 0 0 0
1968 Grenoble did not participate
1972 Sapporo 0 0 0 0
1976 Innsbruck 0 0 0 0
1980 Lake Placid 0 0 0 0
1984 Sarajevo 0 0 0 0
1988 Calgary 0 0 0 0
1992 Albertville 0 0 0 0
1994 Lillehammer 0 0 0 0
1998 Nagano 0 0 1 1
2002 Salt Lake City 0 0 0 0
2006 Turin 0 0 0 0
2010 Vancouver 0 0 0 0
Total 1 1 3 5

Medals by sportEdit

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Archery 11 6 3 20
Cycling 6 8 10 24
Equestrian 4 2 6 12
Athletics 3 6 2 11
Fencing 3 3 4 10
Sailing 2 4 3 9
Judo 2 1 8 11
Shooting 1 4 3 8
Weightlifting 1 2 1 4
Boxing 1 1 2 4
Swimming 1 1 2 4
Figure skating 1 0 1 2
Football 1 0 1 2
Tennis 1 0 1 2
Rowing 0 6 2 8
Water polo 0 4 2 6
Wrestling 0 3 0 3
Bobsleigh 0 1 1 2
Gymnastics 0 1 1 2
Field hockey 0 0 1 1
Speed skating 0 0 1 1
Tug of war 0 0 1 1
Total 38 53 56 147

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