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Italy first participated at the Olympic Games in 1896, and only missed St. Louis 1904 since then. Since London 1908, the nation has won an Olympic medal in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games, and has won a medal in every Winter Olympic Games since St. Moritz 1948.

Italy has won over 700 medals at the Olympic Games, with over 100 medals in fencing, and also over 50 medals in athletics and cycling. Other sports with Italian success have been boxing, shooting, rowing, and cross-country skiing.

The Italian National Olympic Committee was created in 1908 and recognized in 1915.

Medal Table

Medals by Summer Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Athens 1896 1 0 0 0 0
Paris 1900 24 3 2 0 5 8
St. Louis 1904 Did not participate
London 1908 68 2 2 0 4 9
Stockholm 1912 61 3 1 2 6 11
Antwerp 1920 174 13 5 5 23 7
Paris 1924 200 8 3 5 16 5
Amsterdam 1928 174 7 5 7 19 5
Los Angeles 1932 112 12 12 12 36 2
Berlin 1936 243 8 9 5 22 4
London 1948 213 8 11 8 27 5
Helsinki 1952 231 8 9 4 21 5
Melbourne 1956 129 8 8 9 25 5
Rome 1960 280 13 10 13 36 3
Tokyo 1964 168 10 10 7 27 5
Mexico City 1968 167 3 4 9 16 13
Munich 1972 224 5 3 10 18 10
Montreal 1976 210 2 7 4 13 14
Moscow 1980 159 8 3 4 15 5
Los Angeles 1984 268 14 6 12 32 5
Seoul 1988 253 6 4 4 14 10
Barcelona 1992 304 6 5 8 19 12
Atlanta 1996 340 13 10 12 35 6
Sydney 2000 361 13 8 13 34 7
Athens 2004 364 10 11 11 32 8
Beijing 2008 344 8 9 10 27 9
London 2012 285 8 9 11 28 9
Rio de Janeiro 2016 314 8 12 8 28 9
Tokyo 2020 378 10 10 20 40 10
Total 217 188 213 618

Medals by Winter Games

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Chamonix 1924 23 0 0 0 0
St. Moritz 1928 13 0 0 0 0
Lake Placid 1932 12 0 0 0 0
Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936 40 0 0 0 0
St. Moritz 1948 57 1 0 0 0 10
Oslo 1952 33 1 0 1 2 6
Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 65 1 2 0 3 8
Squaw Valley 1960 28 0 0 1 1 14
Innsbruck 1964 61 0 1 3 4 12
Grenoble 1968 52 4 0 0 4 4
Sapporo 1972 44 2 2 1 5 8
Innsbruck 1976 58 1 2 1 4 10
Lake Placid 1980 46 0 2 0 2 13
Sarajevo 1984 74 2 0 0 2 10
Calgary 1988 58 2 1 2 5 10
Albertville 1992 107 4 6 4 14 6
Lillehammer 1994 104 7 5 8 20 4
Nagano 1998 113 2 6 2 10 10
Salt Lake City 2002 112 4 4 5 13 7
Turin 2006 185 5 0 6 11 9
Vancouver 2010 114 1 1 3 5 16
Sochi 2014 113 0 2 6 8 22
Pyeongchang 2018 122 3 2 5 10 12
Beijing 2022 119 2 7 8 17 13
Total 42 43 56 141

Medals by Sport

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Fencing 49 46 35 130
Cycling 35 16 12 63
Athletics 24 15 26 65
Shooting 16 16 11 43
Boxing 15 15 18 48
Alpine Skiing 14 11 11 36
Gymnastics 14 7 11 32
Rowing 11 14 16 41
Cross-Country Skiing 9 14 13 36
Equestrian 7 9 7 23
Wrestling 7 4 11 22
Luge 7 4 7 18
Canoeing 6 7 4 17
Swimming 5 7 17 29
Weightlifting 5 5 7 17
Judo 4 4 9 17
Bobsleigh 4 4 4 12
Sailing 4 3 8 15
Water Polo 4 3 3 10
Short Track 3 6 6 15
Diving 3 5 3 11
Archery 2 3 4 9
Modern Pentathlon 2 2 3 7
Speed Skating 2 1 4 7
Taekwondo 2 1 1 4
Snowboarding 1 2 2 5
Football 1 0 2 3
Karate 1 0 1 2
Curling 1 0 0 1
Skeleton 1 0 0 1
Volleyball 0 3 3 6
Basketball 0 2 0 2
Biathlon 0 1 6 7
Beach Volleyball 0 1 0 1
Figure Skating 0 0 2 2
Nordic Combined 0 0 1 1
Tennis 0 0 1 1
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