The Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) is the National Olympic Committee representing Bahrain as a member of the International Olympic Committee and is responsible for organising Bahrain's participation in the Olympic Games.
In the London 2012 Olympic Games Maryam Yusuf Jamal, was the first female athlete from a Gulf nation to win an Olympic medal when she finished third in the women's 1500 m race and also represented Bahrain's first Olympic medal. These Games were the first Olympic Games in which every national team included female athletes.
In addition to its involvement with the Olympic Games the BOC also supports the National Federation activities of many sports in Bahrain. This includes event bidding and hosting, athlete development, administration and other activities.