Francoise MBANGO ETONE is Cameroon's most successful Olympian. She became her country's first Olympic champion in an individual event when she won gold in the triple jump at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.
She retained her title at the Beijing 2008 Games. Cameroon first appeared at the Olympic Games in 1964.
Sprinter David NJITOCK took part in the men's 100m and 200m. He was the only member of the team.
Boxer Joseph BESSALA claimed the country's first Olympic medal, a silver in the men's welterweight division at the Mexico 1968 Olympic Games.
At the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, Cameroon's footballers won the nation's first Olympic gold medal when they beat Spain 5-3 on penalties in the men's final.
A public holiday was declared to celebrate the victory by the team, known as the Indomitable Lions.
Chant de Ralliement (The Rallying Song)
Anthem: Year of Induction
Music Rene DJAM AFAME, Samuel MINKIO BAMBA and Moise NYATTE NKO'O. The words were changed in 1978.
Official NOC name
IOC recognition date
NOC President's name
Colonel Hamad KALKABA MALBOUM
NOC General Secretary's name
Mr Emmanuel ABOLO BIWOLE
IOC Member's Name
Mr Issa HAYATOU
Year of first appearance in an Olympic Games
Number of appearances in Olympic Games
13, including London 2012
Summary of Olympic Games Appearances
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