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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Prague

Population

10,400,000

Size

78,866km²

Languages

  • Czech

Czech Republic profile on BBC News

Records

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
4 3 3
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
3 3 0
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
1 3 4

Nick Woodbridge Svoboda wins gold as GB miss out

David Svoboda of the Czech Republic takes modern pentathlon gold with 10th-placed Nick Woodbridge the leading Briton.

11 Aug 12

Barbora Spotakova Czech Spotakova wins javelin gold

Barbora Spotakova of the Czech Republic takes Olympic gold for the second successive games with a best throw of 69.55m.

Australia Men's kayak four won by Australia

Australia lead from start to finish to win the gold medal in the men's kayak four with a controlled performance.

Natalya Antyukh Antyukh wins women's 400m hurdles

Russia's Natalya Antyukh holds off current world champion Lashinda Demus to win Olympic gold in the women's 400m hurdles.

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Czech Republic at the Olympics

19 London 2012 ranking

24 Beijing 2008 ranking

1996 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Rowing 1 1 0 RANK 5
Athletics 1 0 1 RANK 15
Modern Pentathlon 1 0 0 RANK 1
View the London 2012 medal table for Czech Republic