Afghanistan flag Map of Afghanistan

Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Kabul

Population

29,100,000

Size

652,225km²

Afghanistan profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Pashto

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 1
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 1

Afghanistan at the Olympics

79 London 2012 ranking

80 Beijing 2008 ranking

1936 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Taekwondo 0 0 1 RANK 14
View the London 2012 medal table for Afghanistan