The Cook Islands were first represented at the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games by a team of seven in three sports, and they have participated in all subsequent Olympic Games.
Weightlifter Sam Nunuke PERA competed in three Olympic Games and has twice carried his country's flag. His son. Sam. represented the Cook Islands at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and was also his country's flagbearer.
Cook Islands have yet to win a medal at the Olympic Games.
Te Atua mou e (God is Truth)
Anthem: Year of Induction
Music Tom DAVIS, late Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, words Pa Tepaeru Terito ARIKI (DAVIS' wife)
Official NOC name
IOC recognition date
NOC President's name
Sir Geoffrey Arama HENRY
NOC General Secretary's name
Ms Rosaline BLAKE B.E.M
Year of first appearance in an Olympic Games
Number of appearances in Olympic Games
7, including London 2012