Olympics
List of medals won by Nigeria in Olympic games. The tally includes records, gold, silver and bronze medalists in various olympic games and athletics events.

Nigeria at Olympics

The National Olympic Committee for Nigeria (The Nigeria Olympic Committee) was founded in 1951. The nation first participated in the Olympic Games in 1952. Nigeria has sent athletes to participate in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the 1976 Summer Olympics. Nigerian athletes have won most of their medals in athletics and boxing. Here is an all-time Olympics medal tally of Nigeria.

Total Medals : 24
Gold Medals : 3 Silver Medals : 8 Bronze Medals : 13 Overall Rank : 64

Olympic Games Medal Table of Nigeria (IOC code: NGR)

Year
Host
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1964 Tokyo, Japan
0
0
1
1
1972 Munich, West Germany
0
0
1
1
1984 Los Angeles, United States
0
1
1
2
1992 Barcelona, Spain
0
3
1
4
1996 Atlanta, United States
2
1
3
6
2000 Sydney, Australia
1
2
0
3
2004 Athens, Greece
0
0
2
2
2008 Beijing, China
0
1
3
4
2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
0
0
1
1
Total
3
8
13
24

Nigeria Total Medal Count by Sport

Sport
Gold Silver Bronze Total
Women Athletics
1
2
5
8
Athletics Men
1
1
3
5
Boxing
0
3
3
6
Football
1
1
1
3
Taekwondo
0
0
1
1
Women Weightlifting
0
1
0
1

Nigeria Medal Count by Athletes

Athlete Name
Sports Gold Silver Bronze Total
Men's Football Team Football
1
1
0
2
Beatrice Utondu, Faith Idehen, Mary Onyali and Christy Opara Thompson Women Athletics
0
0
1
1
Blessing Okagbare Women Athletics
0
0
1
1
Chika Chukwumerije Taekwondo
0
0
1
1
Chioma Ajunwa Women Athletics
1
0
0
1
David Izonritei Boxing
0
1
0
1
Deji Aliu, Aaron Egbele, Uchenna Emedolu, Olusoji Fasuba Athletics Men
0
0
1
1
Duncan Dokiwari Boxing
0
0
1
1
Falilat Ogunkoya Women Athletics
0
0
1
1
Falilat Ogunkoya, Bisi Afolabi, Fatima Yusuf and Charity Opara Women Athletics
0
1
0
1
Franca Idoko, Gloria Kemasuode, Halimat Ismaila, Oludamola Osayomi, Agnes Osazuwa (heats only) Women Athletics
0
0
1
1
Glory Alozie Women Athletics
0
1
0
1
Innocent Egbunike, Rotimi Peters, Moses Ugbusien, and Sunday Uti Athletics Men
0
0
1
1
Isaac Ikhouria Boxing
0
0
1
1
Mary Onyali Women Athletics
0
0
1
1
Musa Audu, James Godday, Enefiok Udo-Obong, Saul Weigopwa Athletics Men
0
0
1
1
Nojim Maiyegun Boxing
0
0
1
1
Oluyemi Kayode, Olapade Adeniken, Davidson Ezinwa, Chidi Imoh, and Osmond Ezinwa (heats) Athletics Men
0
1
0
1
Peter Konyegwachie Boxing
0
1
0
1
Richard Igbineghu Boxing
0
1
0
1
Ruth Ogbeifo Women Weightlifting
0
1
0
1
Sunday Bada, Clement Chukwu, Jude Monye, Enefiok Udo-Obong, Nduka Awazie (heats), Fidelis Gadzama (heats) Athletics Men
1
0
0
1
Team events Football
0
0
1
1