Boxer Joseph MBOUROUKOUNDA was Gabon's first Olympic representative. He fought in the featherweight division at the Munich 1972 Olympic Games.
Judoka Melanie ENGOANG NGUEMA has competed in four Olympic Games at half heavyweight (1992–2004). She was also Gabon's flagbearer at three Olympic Games, including Beijing 2008.
At the Beijing Games, Gabon sent a team of four in athletics, judo and taekwondo.
They have yet to win an Olympic medal.
La Concorde (The Concord)
Anthem: Year of Induction
Words and music Georges ALEKA DAMAS.
Official NOC name
IOC recognition date
NOC President's name
Mr Léon Louis FOLQUET
NOC General Secretary's name
Mr André Franck ANGWE ABOUGHE
Year of first appearance in an Olympic Games
Number of appearances in Olympic Games
9, including London 2012