None. All participating countries had at least two athletes.
Summer Olympians compete from virtually every country. Winter Olympians, about 40%.
You have to a citizen of the country you represent. If you have dual citizenship, you can choose which country you want to represent. In this case, most athletes represent the country that is weaker in their sport, so they have a better chance of making it.
Yes they do. That's what I've been told anyway.
In the Olympics, each participating country is designated by a 3-digit code. The letters SUI represent Switzerland.
The country was to have a delegation of 185 athletes. On 20 July 2012, it was reduced to 184 athletes when Adrian Blincoe, who was to compete in the 5,000 metres, withdrew due to an ankle injury.
With 639 athletes, China has the most athletes in the Beijing Olympics. The country that has the most athletes that traveled to China to the Olympics would be the the US with 595 athletes.
Russia enters the opening ceremony with 232 athletes of its total number of 250 qualifying athletes, which is the largest number for the participating countries in 2014 Olympics in Sochi this year.
In checking the teams from each country, I found that Nauru has only one athlete participating in the Beijing Olympics. Brunei and Bhutan each have two athletes. There may be other countries with only 1-2 athletes total at the summer Olympic games.
Each country usually has Olympic trials and or qualifiers. Then from there If u win the qualifier then u get to represent ur country.
The country with the most athletes competing in the 2012 Olympics is Great Britain. They have a total of 558 athletes.
how many countries were expected to send athletes to the olympics.
The United States of America sent the most athletes to these games: 215. A complete roster count for all participating countries is available by following the link, below.
The Olympics qualification times is usually used as an indicator of the number of athletes to send to the Olympics.
Host nation India was the country that had the most athletes at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, with 495.
11 nations have 2 athletes
Great Britain does. 559 athletes.
USA with 579 athletes
China 638 USA 596 athletes
Bulgaria is participating in the 2012 London Olympics.
Most of the athletes train in their prospective countries. 70% of athletes in the 2012 Olympics trained in the USA. The rest train in the country they were born in.
Nowadays, professional athletes selected by their country go to the Olympics.
They have to represent the country.