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Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, the U.S. Virgin Islands has competed at every Summer Olympics, except for the 1980 Games, since 1968 and has competed in five Winter Olympics. Athletes have won one medal, a silver at the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul by Peter Holmberg in one person dinghy sailing.

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