Cote d'Ivoire was first represented by a team of nine in athletics and boxing at the Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games.
Gaoussou KONE finished sixth in the men's 100m final. The late Gabriel TIACOH won the first medal for the Ivory Coast when he took silver at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games.
The 400m runner Celestine N'DRIN had become the first female representative of Ivory Coast at the Montreal 1976 Olympic Games. She also competed at Los Angelese 1984 and Seoul 1988.
At the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Ivory Coast beat Serbia and Australia to reach the quarterfinals of the men's football where they lost to Nigeria.
Ivorian Louis GIRANDOU N'DIAYE was vice president of the IOC in the 1980s.
L'Abidjannaise (Song of Abidjan)
Anthem: Year of Induction
Music Pierre Michel PANGO, Pierre Marie COTY, words Abbé Mathieu EKRA, Joachim BONY, Pierre Marie COTY.
Official NOC name
IOC recognition date
NOC President's name
Intendant General Lassana PALENFO
NOC General Secretary's name
Mr Lucien KOUAKOU
IOC Member's Name
Intendant General Lassana PALENFO (Honorary)
Year of first appearance in an Olympic Games
Number of appearances in Olympic Games
12, including London 2012
Summary of Olympic Games Appearances
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