Burundi Rio 2016 Olympics Participants Athletes, Medals List

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Burundi is one of the participate country for the 2016 Rio olympic games. This is the Six Apperance for the Burundi at the Olympic games and so far they won a single gold medal on 1996 Atlanta in the Athletics sports events.

For Rio 2016 Burundi country 9 athletes qualify for the 3 sports of Athletics (Track and Field), judo and Swimming. Check out below the Burundi Participant athletes list for Rio 2016 olympic games.

burundi at 2016 summer olympics games
burundi at 2016 summer olympics games

Burundi Athletics Participants for Rio 2016

Men’s 800 m – 1 quota place (Antoine Gakeme)

Men’s 10000 m – 1 quota place (Olivier Irabaruta)

Men’s marathon – 2 quota places (Pierre-Célestin Nihorimbere, Abraham Niyonkuru)

Women’s 800 m – 1 quota place (Francine Niyonsaba)

Women’s 10000 m – 1 quota place (Diane Nukuri)

Women’s marathon – 1 quota place (Diane Nukuri)

Also see : How to Watch Rio games live Telecast in Burundi

Burundi athletes for Judo Summer olympics 2016

Antoinette Gasongo- Women’s 52 KG

Burundi athletes for Swimming Summer olympics 2016

Billy-Scott Irakose – Men’s 50 m freestyle
Elsie Uwamahoro – Women’s 50 m freestyle

Burundi Performance in Olympics Games -Medals list -Year wise

Games Athletes Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1996 Atlanta 7 1 0 0 1 49
2000 Sydney 6 0 0 0 0
2004 Athens 7 0 0 0 0
2008 Beijing 3 0 0 0 0
2012 London 6 0 0 0 0
Total 1 0 0 1 97