Yes, in 2008.
As of the 2008 Games in Beijing, no athlete from Madagascar has ever won an Olympic medal.
Yes, Afghanistan won its first and only Olympic medal at the 2008 Games in Beijing when Rohullah Nikpai won bronze in men's 58 kg taekwondo.
No, not through the 2008 Games in Beijing.
the Ever swindells have only been to the 2004 and 2008 Olympic games they won gold at both.
No. Through the 2008 Games in Beijing no athlete representing North Korea has ever competed in Olympic Taekwondo.
That was 204 countries at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
Australia sent a team of 434 athletes to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. It was the largest team Australia had ever sent, apart from the Home Games in Sydneyin 2000, in which 632 athletes competed.
IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch declared at the Closing Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympic Games,"I am proud and happy to proclaim that you have presented to the world the best Olympic Games ever." Subsequent Summer Olympics held in Athens and Beijing have been described by Samaranch's successor, Jacques Rogge, as "unforgettable, dream Games" and "truly exceptional" respectively - the practice of declaring games the "best ever" having been retired after the 2000 games.
Three countries made their first Olympic appearance at the 2008 Games in Beijing: Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, and Montenegro
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, the men's Olympic record in marathon is 2:06:32 set by Samuel Wanjiru of Kenya at the 2008 Games.
As of the 2008 Games in Beijing, no athlete from Albania won an Olympic medal. At the Olympics 2012 London games there were a promised to do better.