What was the first nation from the African continent to ever participate at an Olympic Games?
Question #148604. Asked by apathy100.
Last updated Aug 08 2021.
Originally posted Aug 08 2021 12:00 PM.
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wellenbrecher 19 year member
Answer has 5 votes.
South Africa was the first in 1904 when the nation sent eight athletes to St Louis including Doug Stupart, the first flag bearer for the country. The first gold medal was won by Reggie Walker four years later in London when he won the 100 m race.