For nearly 200 years
China has been in 4 Olympics
They have participated in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics
China first participated in the Winter Olympics at the 1980 Games in Lake Placid. The 2010 Games in Vancouver are the 9th they have participated in.
When control of Hong Kong was transferred to China in 1997, they were designated as a Special Administrative Region which has autonomy and a separate political system than the mainland. Hong Kong has had a National Olympic Committee since 1950 and has been participating in the Summer Olympics since 1952. They will continue to participate separate of China in upcoming Olympics and will be known as Hong Kong, China.
Sanya Richards Ross has been in the Olympics for FOUR YEARS.
Yes in Beijing
The gymnastics has been in the Olympics since 1896.