Angola made its Summer Olympic debut in 1980 where it has participated at every games with the exception of the Soviet led boycott in 1984. The nation has a rich history of team sports where it regularly sends a basketball and handball team. This causes the nation to have one of the larger African delegations at the games. In individual sports, Angola typically sends athletes to compete in athletics, judo and swimming. The nation has yet to win its first Olympic medal.

Qualified Quotas


Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Tournament Teresa Almeida
Helena Sousa
Isabel Guialo
Helena Paulo
Natalia Bernado
Wuta Dombaxi
Azenaide Carlos
Magda Cazanga
Claudeth Jose
Iracelma Silva
Albertina Cassoma
Liliana Venancio
Ruth Joao


Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 470 Matias Montinho
Paixao Afonso