A team of eight first represented Lebanon at the London 1948 Olympic Games. Their greatest success has come in the sports of wrestling and weightlifting.
On the same day at the Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games, wrestlers Khalil TAHA took bronze in men's Greco-Roman welterweight and Zakaria CHIHAB took silver in the bantamweight division.
Hassan Ali BECHARA claimed bronze in the men's Greco-Roman super heavyweight at Moscow 1980.
Lebanon's other medal came in men's weightlifting when Mohamed Kheir TARABULSI took middleweight silver in Munich in 1972.
At the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Lebanon sent a team of six to compete in athletics, judo, shooting and swimming.
Kulluna Lil Watan Lil'ula Lil'alam (We All Belong to the Homeland)
Anthem: Year of Induction
Music Wadih SABRA, words Rachid NAKHLE.
Official NOC name
IOC recognition date
NOC President's name
Mr Antoine CHARTIER
NOC General Secretary's name
Mr Ezzat KRAYTEM
IOC Member's Name
Mr Toni KHOURY
Year of first appearance in an Olympic Games
Number of appearances in Olympic Games
16, including London 2012
Summary of Olympic Games Appearances
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