Serbia were first represented at the Stockholm 1912 Olympic Games by athletes at either end of the Olympic spectrum.
Dusan MILOSEVIC competed in the men's 100m and Dragutin TOMASEVIC ran the marathon.
Serbians competed as individual Olympic competitors in 1992 and the name Serbia returned to the Olympic stage in 1996 when they appeared as Serbia and Montenegro.
Aleksandra IVOSEV won gold in the women's small bore rifle three positions to become Serbia's first Olympic champion in 1996.
The gold medal-winning men's volleyball team at Sydney 2000 was made up predominantly of Serbs.
In Beijing in 2008, Serbia and Montenegro competed separately. Serbia's team numbered 87 in 11 sports.
Swimmer Milorad CAVIC took silver in the men's 100m butterfly and Novak DJOKOVIC took bronze in the men's tennis singles.
The Serbian men's water polo team also took bronze. From 1920 to the Olympic Winter Games of 1992, Serbians competed under the banner of Yugoslavia and enjoyed considerable success in team sports.
In 1960 they supplied seven members of the Yugoslavia team that won the men's football gold.
Uros MAROVIC and Mirko SANDIC were part of the gold medal-winning water polo team in Mexico City in 1968.
In 1972 Serbia provided six members of the gold medal-winning men's handball team.
In 1984 Serbs were prominent in the men's and women's handball squads that won gold. When Yugoslavia won the men's basketball gold in 1980, their team included two Serbians.
In water polo Igor MILANOVIC won back-to-back gold medals in 1984 and 1988. Serbians also enjoyed success in individual sports in this period.
Momir PETKOVIC took gold in men's Greco-Roman middleweight wrestling in 1976. Canoeist Mirko NISOVIC won gold in men's Canadian doubles in 1984 And Croatia-born Jasna SEKARIC won gold in women's air pistol in 1988.
She competed in six Olympic Games from 1988 to 2008. Goran MAKSIMOVIC won the men's air rifle in 1988.
At the Athens 1896 Olympic Games, Momcillo TAPAVICA is listed as competing for Hungary in wresting and tennis. He is thought to have been a Belgrade student.
Boze Pravde (God of Justice)
Anthem: Year of Induction
Music Davorin JENKO, words Jovan DORDEVIC,
Official NOC name
IOC recognition date
NOC President's name
Mr Vlade DIVAC
NOC General Secretary's name
Mr Djordje VISACKI
IOC Member's Name
Mr Borislav STANKOVIC (Honorary)
Year of first appearance in an Olympic Games
Number of appearances in Olympic Games
5, including Games with Montenegro and London 2012