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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Buenos Aires

Population

40,600,000

Size

2,800,000km²

Languages

  • Spanish

Argentina profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Spanish

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 1 2
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
2 0 4
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
2 0 4

Argentina's Olympic taekwondo champion Sebastian Eduardo Crismanich Argentina's Crismanich wins -80kg

Sebastian Eduardo Crismanich won the men's -80kg taekwondo category to give Argentina their first gold of London 2012.

11 Aug 12

Dutch players celebrate GB women into semis despite loss

Women's Hockey

6 Aug 12

Great Britain's women will face Argentina in the Olympic hockey semi-finals after a 2-1 group stage loss to the Netherlands.

Andy Murray Murray wins Olympic tennis gold

Men's Singles

5 Aug 12

Andy Murray captures the biggest title of his career with victory over Roger Federer in the Olympic men's singles final at Wimbledon.

Andy Murray Murray to face Federer for gold

Men's Singles

3 Aug 12

Britain's Andy Murray will meet Roger Federer in the Olympic men's singles final on Sunday after securing a straight-sets win over Novak Djokovic.

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Argentina at the Olympics

42 London 2012 ranking

35 Beijing 2008 ranking

1920 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Taekwondo 1 0 0 RANK 7
Hockey 0 1 0 RANK 3
Sailing 0 0 1 RANK 12
View the London 2012 medal table for Argentina