Cuba first participated at the Olympic Games in 1900, and has sent athletes to compete in 18 of 26 Summer Olympic Games overall. Cuban athletes have never participated in the Winter Olympic Games. Cuba is the most successful Olympic team among those nations who never won medals at Winter Olympics.
Cuban athletes have won a total of 194 medals at the Summer Olympics. Cuba has won the most medals overall of any country which has never won a medal at the Winter Olympics. Cuba has also won the third highest total number of medals (after Hungary and Romania) of nations that have never hosted the Games