Burkina Faso

History

Burkina Faso made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1972 as Upper Volta. They wouldn’t make their second appearance until 1988 as Burkina Faso. Afterwards, they have competed at each future games. The nation sends a very small delegation of athletes with six or fewer appearing at each Olympics, typically competing in athletics, judo and swimming. They have yet to win their first Olympic medal.

Qualified Quotas

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Triple Jump Hugues Zango

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 100m Hurdles Marthe Koala
Women’s Heptathlon Marthe Koala

Cycling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Road Race Mathias Sorgho Paul Daumont

Judo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s -73kg Lucas Diallo Lucas Diallo

Taekwondo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s -80kg Tripartite Invitation Faysal Sawadogo