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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Canberra

Population

21,500,000

Size

7,700,000km²

Languages

  • English

Australia profile on BBC News

Records

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
7 16 12
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
14 15 17
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
17 16 16

Australian Olympic Team at the Olympics

10 London 2012 ranking

6 Beijing 2008 ranking

1896 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Sailing 3 1 0 RANK 1
Swimming 1 6 3 RANK 7
Athletics 1 2 0 RANK 8
View the London 2012 medal table for Australia