Moldova first took part on the Olympic stage as part of the Unified team at Barcelona in 1992.
They were first represented under their own name at the Lillehammer 1994 Winter Olympic Games and then at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games.
Viktor RENEISCHI and Nikolai JURAVSCHI took silver in the 500m Canadian doubles at the 1996 Games. Both men had won gold representing the Soviet Union in Seoul in 1988. JURAVSCHI also competed at the 1992 Games for Romania.
Gymnast Tatyana GUTSU won Moldova's first Olympic gold as part of the Unified Team at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games. She took the all-around individual title and helped the team win gold.
Fyodor Mikhaylovich KASAPU also won gold in the men's weightlifting.
At Sydney 2000, shooter Oleg MOLDOVAN took silver in the 10m men's running target. He had competed in the 1988 Games for the Soviet Union and took part in three Olympic Games from 1996 to 2004 in Moldovan colours.
Vaeceslav GOJAN took bronze in the men's bantamweight boxing at the Beijing 2008 Games.
Moldovans took part in the Olympic Games as members of the Soviet team from 1960. Rower Larisa POPOVA was the first to win a gold medal as part of the women's double sculls at the Moscow 1980 Olympic Games.
There was also gold for Stella ZAKHAROVA as a member of the women's gymnastics team.
Limba Noastra (Our Tongue)
Anthem: Year of Induction
Music Alexandru CRISTI, words Alexei MATEEVICI.
Official NOC name
IOC recognition date
NOC President's name
Mr Nicolae JURAVSCHI
NOC General Secretary's name
Ms Christine VASILIANOV
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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