Cameroon flag Map of Cameroon

Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Yaounde

Population

20,000,000

Size

475,442km²

Languages

  • French
  • English

Cameroon profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in French

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
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Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
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Serge Ambomo boxing against Yakup Sener of Turkey at the London 2012 Olympics Cameroonian Olympians 'abscond'

Seven Cameroonian athletes, including five boxers, disappear while in Britain for the Olympics, the head of the country's delegation says.

7 Aug 12

Paddy Barnes Barnes through to quarter-finals

Belfast light-flyweight Paddy Barnes beats Cameroon boxer Thomas Essomba to progress to the last eight at the Olympics.

Casey Stoney (centre) Stoney calls for repeat showing

Women's Football

28 Jul 12

GB captain Casey Stoney wants her team to reproduce their performance against Cameroon versus Brazil.

Brazil's Renata celebrates Brilliant Brazil hammer Cameroon

Women's Football

25 Jul 12

Brazil cruise past Cameroon to open their Group E campaign with a 5-0 victory in the women's football competition.

More Cameroon stories (3)

Cameroon at the Olympics

52 Beijing 2008 ranking

1964 First Olympic appearance