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Map of Dominican Republic

Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Santo Domingo

Population

10,200,000

Size

48,072km²

Languages

  • Spanish

Dominican Republic profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Spanish

Medals

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

Kirani James Grenada's James wins gold in 400m

World champion Kirani James wins Grenada's first ever Olympic gold medal with a stunning 400m victory at London 2012.

6 Aug 12

Dai Greene Greene misses 400m hurdles medal

Great Britain's Dai Greene finishes fourth as Felix Sanchez wins a surprise 400m hurdles gold.

Great Britain volleyball player Ciara Michel Volleyball loss for British women

Great Britain's hopes of a surprise quarter-final place take a knock as they lose 3-0 to the Dominican Republic.

2012 dates for your diary

2 Jan 12

A guide to all the key events happening around the UK in the year London stages the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Dominican Republic at the Olympics

46 London 2012 ranking

46 Beijing 2008 ranking

1964 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Athletics 1 1 0 RANK 9
View the London 2012 medal table for Dominican Republic