Kiribati were first represented at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games by a team of three. To date they have contested only the athletics and weightlifting events.
Kaitinano MWEMWEATA competed in the women's 100m and Kakianako NARIKI in the men's 100m.
Sixteen-year-old weightlifter Meameaa THOMAS carried the flag and placed 13th in the men's light heavyweight. This remains Kiribati's best performance.
In Beijing in 2008, Kiribati sent a team of two comprised of a 100m sprinter and a weightlifter. They have yet to win a medal.
Teirake kaini Kiribati (Stand Kiribati)
Anthem: Year of Induction
Written and composed by Urium Tamuera IOTEBA.
Official NOC name
IOC recognition date
NOC President's name
Mr Peter Rotati BIRATI
NOC General Secretary's name
Mr Rota ONORIO
Year of first appearance in an Olympic Games
Number of appearances in Olympic Games
3, including London 2012