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Belgium at the Olympics

Belgium at the Olympic Games

Flag of Belgium
IOC code  BEL
NOC Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Website www.olympic.be (Dutch) (French)
Olympic history
Summer Games
Winter Games
Intercalated Games
1906

Belgium has competed at most editions of the Olympic Games after making its first appearance at the 1900 Games. The nation was host to the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp.

Belgian athletes have won 142 medals at the Summer Olympic Games, and another five at the Winter Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee for Belgium was created and recognized in 1906.

Hosted Games

Belgium has hosted the Games on one occasion.
Games Host city Dates Nations Participants Events
1920 Summer Olympics Antwerp 20 April – 12 September 29 2,626 156

Medal tables by Games

*Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

See also

References

External links

  • BOIC - Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee official website
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