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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Cairo

Population

82,500,000

Size

1,000,000km²

Languages

  • Arabic

Egypt profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Arabic

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 2 0
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 1
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
1 1 3

Alan Khugaev of Russia Russia's Khugaev takes 84kg gold

Russia win their second Greco-Roman gold of London 2012 as Alan Khugaev beats Egypt's Karam Mohamed Gaber Ebrahim.

6 Aug 12

Damiao Leandro Brazil overcome nine-man Honduras

Men's Football

5 Aug 12

Brazil survive a scare against nine-man Honduras to secure a 3-2 win that earns them a semi-final against South Korea.

Egypt Egypt join Brazil in last eight

Men's Football

1 Aug 12

Egypt join Brazil in the quarter-finals of the men's football, while Mexico, South Korea, Japan and Honduras all progress.

Neymar Brazil hold off Egypt fightback

Men's Football

26 Jul 12

Brazil hold off an Egypt fightback to open their Olympic campaign with a 3-2 victory while Belarus also win in Group C.

More Egypt stories (3)

Egypt at the Olympics

58 London 2012 ranking

80 Beijing 2008 ranking

1912 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Wrestling 0 1 0 RANK 14
Fencing 0 1 0 RANK 9
View the London 2012 medal table for Egypt