Getting ready for the Olympics, fans of over 60 countries can wear Red, White and Blue eyewear and sunwear to show their patriotic #GOTEAM fever. We have picked out a few current and vintage eyeglasses to choose from.
Puerto Rico first participated at the Olympic Games in 1948, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then. Puerto Rico did not fully participate in the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics, as three boxers competed in Moscow. Puerto Rico has also participated in the Winter Olympic Games since 1984, but missed the Games of 2006, 2010, and 2014.
Puerto Rican athletes have won eight medals. Six medals were won in boxing, one in athletics, and one in wrestling. (Wikipedia)
Liberia has sent athletes to every Summer Olympic Games held since 1956 with the exception of 1968, 1976 and 1992, although the country has never won an Olympic medal. No athletes from Liberia have competed in any Winter Olympic Games. (Wikipedia)
Malaysia first participated at the Olympic Games in 1964, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except when Malaysia participated in the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics. Malaysian athletes have won a total of six Olympic medals, in badminton and diving.(Wikipedia)
The Netherlands first sent athletes to the Olympic Games in 1900, and has participated in almost all Games since then. In 1956, the nation boycotted the Games in Melbourne as a protest against the Soviet invasion in Hungary just a few weeks before the beginning of the Games. (However, one Dutch rider competed in the 1956 equestrian events, held in Stockholm a few months before the rest of the Games.) The Netherlands hosted the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam. The Netherlands has expressed interest in hosting the 2028 Summer Olympics in either Amsterdam or Rotterdam, as a centennial celebration of the 1928 Games.
Dutch athletes have won 266 medals at the Summer Olympic Games, with swimming and cycling as the top medal-producing sports. The nation has won another 110 medals at the Winter Olympic Games, of which 105 have come from speed skating. (Wikipedia)
Paraguay first competed in the 1968 Olympic Games, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except when they boycotted the 1980 Summer Olympics.
The nation has only ever won one medal, the silver in the men’s football in 2004, where they lost 1-0 to Argentina in the final in Athens. (Wikipedia)
Athletes from Iceland first participated at the Olympic Games in 1908. After 1936, Iceland has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since. Iceland has also participated in all but one edition of the Winter Olympic Games since 1948, missing only the 1972 Winter Games.
Icelandic athletes have won a total of four medals, two in athletics, one in judo and one in handball. (Wikipedia)