What to Eyewear at the Olympics? We found the following countries who use Red and White in their flags: Austria, Poland, Indonesia, Monaco, Peru, Bahain, Qatar, Georgia, Switzerland, Tonga, Malta, Hong kong, Canada, Singapore, Denmark, Tunsia, Japan and Turkey.
Finding just Red eyewear is easy, but red and white is quite a bit of a challenge. Our top pics of red and or red and white eyeglasses to wear to the summer Olympics:
Monaco first participated at the Olympic Games in 1920, and has sent athletes to compete in most Summer Olympic Games since then, missing only the 1932 Games, the 1956 Games, and the boycotted 1980 Games. Monaco has also participated in every Winter Olympic Games since 1984.
As of 2014, no athlete from Monaco has ever won an Olympic medal, meaning Monaco has the most appearances at the Olympics (28) without having won a medal. Although Julien Médecin did win a bronze medal for architecture at the 1924 Olympics, the medals for art competition are not included in the official tally. (Wikipedia)
Austria has competed at most of the modern Olympic Games, missing only the 1920 Summer Olympics, from which it was barred because of its role in World War I.
Austrian athletes have won a total of 86 medals at the Summer Olympic Games, and another 218 at the Winter Olympic Games. Austria has won more medals in alpine skiing than any other nation. (Wikipedia)
Poland first participated at the Olympic Games in 1924, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the 1984 Games, when they participated in the Soviet-led boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics. Poland has also participated in every Winter Olympic Games.
Polish athletes have won a total of 291 medals, with athletics the most successful sport. Poland is the third most successful country (after Hungary and Romania) of those who have never hosted the Olympic (Wikipedia)
Indonesia first participated at the Olympic Games in 1952, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for 1964, due to controversy around the Games of the New Emerging Forces, and 1980, when they participated in the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics. Indonesia has never participated in the Winter Olympic Games.
Indonesian athletes have won a total of 27 medals, almost all in badminton and weightlifting. While the country’s total of 6 gold medals is lower than Thailand’s 7, Indonesia has won the highest number of medals among all Southeast Asian nations with the second highest being Thailand with 24.(Wikipedia)
Peru has officially participated in 17 Summer Olympic Games and 2 Winter Olympic Games. They did not send any athletes to the 1952 Summer Olympics. The Comité Olímpico Peruano is the National Olympic Committee for Peru which was founded in 1924 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1936. Peru has won a total of four medals, three in shooting events and one in volleyball. Their first and only gold medal to date was won by Edwin Vásquez in the 1948 Summer Olympics in the Men’s 50 metre pistol (Wikipedia)
Bahrain has competed in 8 Summer Olympic Games. They have never competed in the Winter Olympic Games. Bahrain won their first Olympic medal, a bronze in the women’s 1500m run, by the former Ethiopian Maryam Yusuf Jamal on the 10th of August in the 2012 London Summer Olympics. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, the former Moroccan Rashid Ramzi was originally awarded the gold medal in athletics in men’s 1,500 meters but it was later stripped due to a doping violation.. (Wikipedia)
Georgia first participated at the Olympic Games as an independent nation in 1994, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games and Winter Olympic Games since then. Previously, Georgian athletes competed as part of the Soviet Union at the Olympics from 1952 to 1988, and after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Georgia was part of the Unified Team in 1992.
Georgian athletes have won a total of eighteen medals, mostly in judo and wrestling. (Wikipedia)
Switzerland has sent athletes to compete in every Games since it first participated at the Olympic Games at the inaugural 1896 Games. Switzerland boycotted the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, but the equestrian events for those Games were held in Stockholm, Sweden earlier that year, where the Swiss dressage team won a bronze medal.
Swiss athletes have won a total of 185 medals at the Summer Olympic Games, and another 138 at the Winter Olympic Games. (Wikipedia)
Tonga has competed in seven editions of the Olympic Summer Games and one of the Olympic Winter Games. Tonga became the smallest independent nation to have won an Olympic medal in the Summer games when Super Heavyweight Boxer Paea Wolfgramm earned silver in the 1996 Super heavyweight 91 kg championships in Atlanta.
Malta has competed in 15 Summer Olympic Games and 1 Winter Olympic Games. As of the London 2012 Olympic Games no Maltese competitor has won an Olympic medal. However shooter William Chetcuti (who has won World Championship events) missed the Double Trap Shooting final in 2004, 2008 and 2012 by a relatively slim margin. In 2004 and 2008 Chetcuti was tied for 6th (the required placing to enter the final), but lost at a tie breaker. (Wikipedia)
Hong Kong first competed at the Olympic Games in 1952, then as a British colony. Hong Kong has participated at every Summer Olympic Games (14 summer, 4 winter) since then except for the boycotted 1980 Games, and has also participated in the Winter Olympic Games since 2002.Hong Kong won its first medal in 1996, which was also its first gold medal. Since then, athletes from Hong Kong have won a total of 3 medals (Wikipedia)
Canada has sent athletes to every Winter Olympic Games and almost every Summer Olympic Games since its debut at the 1900 games with the exception of the 1980 Summer Olympics, which it boycotted. Canada has won at least one medal at every Olympics in which it has competed.
Singapore has sent athletes to most Summer Olympic Games held since 1948, when it was established as a separate British Crown Colony from the Straits Settlements just over three months before the commencement of the 1948 Summer Olympics. It continued to send a team to the Games until 1964 when Singapore was part of Malaysia, which sent a combined team. Upon Singapore’s full independence from Malaysia in 1965, the country continued to participate in all subsequent editions of the Summer Games except in 1980 when the country participated in a large Olympic boycott. No athlete from Singapore has competed in any Winter Olympic Games. Singapore is making a bid to participate in the Winter Olympic Games in 2014 via construction of its first Olympic-sized ice skating rink in April 2012.
Denmark first participated at the Olympic Games at the inaugural 1896 Games, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the sparsely attended 1904 Games. Denmark has also participated in the Winter Olympic Games several times since 1948, including every Games since 1988.
Tunisia first participated at the Olympic Games in 1960, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except when they participated in the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics. Tunisia has never participated in the Winter Olympic Games.
Tunisian athletes have won a total of ten medals, four by the great long-distance runner Mohammed Gammoudi in men’s athletics, three by long-distance swimmer Oussama Mellouli in men’s swimming, two in men’s boxing and one in women’s athletics.
Turkey first participated at the Olympic Games in 1908, and has sent athletes to compete in most editions of the Summer Olympic Games since then. Turkey has also participated in most Winter Olympic Games since their first appearance in 1936.
Turkish athletes have won a total of 88 medals, divided into 39 golds, 25 silvers and 24 bronzes. Turkey won the most medals in wrestling. (wikipedia)
Japan first participated at the Olympic Games in 1912, and has competed at almost every Games since then. The nation was not invited to the 1948 Games after World War II, and Japan was part of the American-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.
Japan won its first medals in 1920, and its first gold medals in 1928. Japanese athletes have won 398 medals at the Summer Olympic Games (Except Art competitions at the 1936 Summer Olympics), with the most gold medals won in judo. (Wikipedia)