The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia were first represented by a team of 11 in four sports at the Atlanta 1996 Centennial Olympic Games.
Wrestler Mogamed IBRAGIMOV took men's freestyle light heavyweight bronze at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games to become the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's first medallist since independence. He had competed for Uzbekistan at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games.
Canoeist Lazar POPOVSKI competed at four consecutive Olympic Games. In Barcelona in 1992 he participated as an individual Olympic athlete and subsequently represented Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia at the Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 Games.
His best finish was 16th in the men's kayak slalom. From 1920-1988, their athletes represented Yugoslavia. Milan GALIC and Blagoda VIDINIC were part of the gold medal-winning football team for Yugoslavia at the Rome 1960 Olympic Games.
Today over Macedonia
Anthem: Year of Induction
Music Todor SKALOVSKI, words Vlado MALESKI.
Official NOC name
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
IOC recognition date
NOC President's name
Dr Vasil TUPURKOVSKI
NOC General Secretary's name
Dr Sasho POPOVSKI
Year of first appearance in an Olympic Games
Number of appearances in Olympic Games
5, including London 2012
Summary of Olympic Games Appearances
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