The International Olympic Committee states that 241 athletes from 14 countries participated in the first Olympics.
Sixteen countries participated in the first Winter Olympics in 1924.
The countries that participated in their first Winter Olympics in 2002 were Nepal. Tajikistan, Cameroon, Thailand, and Hong Kong.
The first participation was in 1924, Paris.
1896 was the first time the United States participated in the Olympics, which was a Summer Olympics. The first Winter Olympics the U.S. participated in was in 1924.
The United States participated in the first modern Olympics in Athens in 1896, and since then they have participated in every Olympics except for the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow.
I think the participated in the first modern olypics in 1896
Countries that participated in their first Olympics in 1952 were Bahamas, Ghana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Netherlands Antilles, Nigeria, South Vietnam, and Thailand.
All the Olympic Games from the first of the modern games there were 974,438.
It was in 1896 when James Connolly of America became the very first champion of modern Olympics. He participated and won in the triple jump event during the opening day.
16 different countries participated in the first winter olympic games in Chamonix, France in 1924.
11 Countries Participated in first Asian Games
Norway has participated in every Winter Olympics since the first one held in 1924.
The 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris were the first Olympics at which a Canadian athlete participated.
204 National Olympic Committees participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Not all of these committees represent a sovereign nation, however. Vatican City and Kosovo were two countries that did not participate, and Brunei (who does have a NOC) also did not participate in the Olympics that year. So in total, 192 countries participated in addition to 12 dependent/autonomous territories. The 2008 Beijing Olympics were the first Olympics that Serbia and Montenegro competed in separately, and were also the first Olympics for the Marshall Islands and Tuvalu.
Jamaica first participated in the Summer Olympics in 1948 and has participated in every Summer Olympics since then.
Japan first participated in the Summer Olympics in 1912. They have participated in all Summer Olympic since except for 1948 and 1980. They first participated in the Winter Olympics in 1928 and have been in all Winter Games except the 1948 Games. The 2008 Olympics is the 20th Summer Games Japan has participated in. They have been to 18 Winter Games.
I think the earliest that China was in the olympic games was in 1956. go search wikipedia for it and scroll down to the list of participating countries. Australia was involved in the very first of the modern Olympic games in 1896 (although this is a debatable point). They have participated in every Olympics since, one of only a couple of countries to do so.
Italy first participated in the Olympics games in 1896 :)
The first modern Olympics were held in 1896. Fourteen countries sent representatives to compete in this male only Olympics in Athens.
Australia has competed in every games of the modern olympaid, so we participated in the 1896 games, as for first sport at first games I dont know...