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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Budapest

Population

10,000,000

Size

93,030km²

Languages

  • Hungarian

Hungary profile on BBC News

Records

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
8 4 5
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
3 5 2
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
8 6 3

Great Britain's Keri-Anne Payne Payne fourth as Risztov wins 10km

Eva Risztov wins the women's 10km open water race at London 2012, as Great Britain's Keri-Anne Payne finishes fourth.

9 Aug 12

Hungary's Danuta Kozak Kozak claims canoe K1 500m gold

Hungary's Danuta Kozak wins gold in the women's K1 500m as Britain's Rachel Cawthorn finishes sixth.

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.

Hungary's water polo team Defending champions Hungary lose

Men's Water Polo

8 Aug 12

Hungary, who have won gold at the last four Olympic Games, are out of London 2012 after losing 11-9 to Italy.

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Hungary at the Olympics

9 London 2012 ranking

21 Beijing 2008 ranking

1896 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Canoe Sprint 3 2 1 RANK 1
Swimming 2 0 1 RANK 6
Athletics 1 0 0 RANK 16
View the London 2012 medal table for Hungary