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Map of Italy

Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Rome

Population

60,100,000

Size

301,338km²

Languages

  • Italian

Italy profile on BBC News

Records

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
8 9 11
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
8 9 10
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
10 11 11

Italy at the Olympics

8 London 2012 ranking

9 Beijing 2008 ranking

1896 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Fencing 3 2 2 RANK 1
Shooting 2 3 0 RANK 3
Taekwondo 1 0 1 RANK 5
View the London 2012 medal table for Italy