Number of Athletes: N/A
Medal Prospects: Women’s Triple Jump
Athens Medals: 1 (gold)
Cameroon’s Olympic Team first participated in an Olympic Games in 1964 and won their first medal at the 1968 games.
In total, Cameroon has won 4 medals. 2 gold, a silver and a bronze medal.
In Athens, Françoise Mbango Etone won gold in the Women’s Triple Jump while the men’s football team won gold in Sydney in 2000.
Francoise Mbango Etone wins gold in women’s triple jump - OR
Francoise Mbango Etone from Cameroon has won the gold medal in the women’s triple jump setting a new Olympic record - 15.39.
Tatyana Lebedeva from Russia won the silver medal and Hrysopiyi Devetzi from Greece won the bronze medal.
Beijing Olympic’s youngest competitor
With all of the talk about China’s women’s gymnasts, it led me to wonder how hold might the youngest athlete be at the Beijing Olympics. I found this article which profiles, Cameroonian freestyler Antoinette Guedia. Guedia is just 12 years and
She is competing in the women’s 50 meter freestyle and will [...]