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China first participated at the Olympic Games in 1952, although Chinese athletes have appeared before as part of Republic of China. The nation has attended every Winter Olympic Games since 1980.

China has won almost 700 medals at the Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games, officially in only nine editions of the Summer Olympics. Due to the political situation in China and Taiwan, China didn't participate between 1952 and 1980.

The official Chinese Olympic Committee was created in 1951 and recognized in 1979.

Medal Table[]

Medals by Summer Games[]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Helsinki 1952 1 0 0 0 0
Melbourne 1956 Did not participate
Rome 1960
Tokyo 1964
Mexico City 1968
Munich 1972
Montreal 1976
Moscow 1980
Los Angeles 1984 216 15 8 9 32 4
Seoul 1988 273 5 11 12 28 11
Barcelona 1992 244 16 22 16 54 4
Atlanta 1996 294 16 22 12 50 4
Sydney 2000 271 28 16 14 58 3
Athens 2004 384 32 17 14 63 2
Beijing 2008 639 48 22 30 100 1
London 2012 396 38 31 22 91 2
Rio de Janeiro 2016 412 26 18 26 70 3
Tokyo 2020 413 38 32 18 88 2
Total 262 199 173 634

Medals by Winter Games[]

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Lake Placid 1980 24 0 0 0 0
Sarajevo 1984 37 0 0 0 0
Calgary 1988 13 0 0 0 0
Albertville 1992 32 0 3 0 3 15
Lillehammer 1994 24 0 1 2 3 19
Nagano 1998 57 0 6 2 8 16
Salt Lake City 2002 66 2 2 4 8 13
Turin 2006 76 2 4 5 11 7
Vancouver 2010 94 5 2 4 11 7
Sochi 2014 66 3 4 2 9 12
Pyeongchang 2018 80 1 6 2 9 16
Total 13 28 21 62

Medals by Sport[]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Diving 47 24 10 81
Weightlifting 38 16 8 62
Gymnastics 33 26 25 84
Table Tennis 32 20 8 60
Shooting 26 16 25 67
Badminton 20 12 15 47
Swimming 16 21 12 49
Short Track 10 15 8 33
Athletics 10 12 15 37
Judo 8 3 11 22
Taekwondo 7 1 3 11
Fencing 5 7 3 15
Boxing 3 5 6 14
Sailing 3 3 2 8
Canoeing 3 2 0 5
Volleyball 3 1 2 6
Rowing 2 4 6 12
Wrestling 2 5 8 15
Cycling 2 3 3 8
Archery 1 6 2 9
Skiing 1 4 3 8
Figure Skating 1 3 4 8
Speed Skating 1 3 4 8
Tennis 1 0 1 2
Artistic Swimming 0 5 2 7
Freestyle Skiing 0 2 1 3
Basketball 0 1 2 3
Beach Volleyball 0 1 1 2
Karate 0 1 1 2
Field Hockey 0 1 0 1
Football 0 1 0 1
Modern Pentathlon 0 1 0 1
Softball 0 1 0 1
Snowboarding 0 1 0 1
Golf 0 0 1 1
Handball 0 0 1 1
Curling 0 0 1 1
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