Indonesia were first represented by a three-man team at the Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games.
Maram SUDARMODJO placed 20th in the high jump. Swimmer Habib SUHARKO and weightlifter Thio Ging HWIE also took part.
At the Melbourne Games in 1956, the Indonesian team featured women for the first time. Both competed in swimming.
At the Olympic football tournament, Indonesia took the eventual winners (Soviet Union) to a replay before losing. Indonesia ‘s first Olympic medals came at the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games.
Lilies HANDAYANI, Nurfitriyana SAIMAN-LANTANG and Kusuma WARDHANI took silver in the women's team archery. Indonesia have won at least one medal in badminton since it was introduced to the Olympic programme in Barcelona in 1992.
In the 1992 badminton tournament, Alan BUDIKUSUMA won gold in the men's singles and Susi Susanti HADITONO claimed the women's singles title. They were the first Olympic champions from Indonesia. The pair later married.
Rexy MAINAKY and Ricky SUBAGJA won gold in the men's doubles at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games. Tony GUNAWAN and Candra WIJAYA also won the men's doubles to keep up the sequence at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Taufik HIDAYAT won the men's singles at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. Markis KIDO and Hendra SETIAWAN took men's doubles gold in Beijing in 2008.
Indonesia have won at least one badminton gold medal in every Games since it was introduced to the Olympic programme in 1992.
Indonesia's only other medals have come in weightlifting. Raema Lisa RUMBEWAS took lightweight silver at the Sydney 2000 Games and another silver at featherweight in Athens in 2004.