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 Athletics Participants for Rio 2016
Men’s 800 m – 1 quota place (Antoine Gakeme)
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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)
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