Kazakhstan flag Map of Kazakhstan

Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Astana

Population

15,700,000

Size

2,700,000km²

Languages

  • Kazakh
  • Russian

Kazakhstan profile on BBC News

Records

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
7 1 5
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
2 4 7
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
1 4 3

Fred Evans Boxer Evans feels Rio Games lure

Welsh silver medal-winning Olympic boxer Fred Evans hints he may stay amateur and go for gold at Rio 2016.

13 Aug 12

Fred Evans Evans loses to Sapiyev in final

Fred Evans's bid to become the first Welshman to win Olympic boxing gold is ended by Kazakhstan welterweight Serik Sapiyev.

Olympic light heavyweight champion Egor Mekhontcev Mekhontcev wins light-heavy gold

Egor Mekhontcev won light-heavyweight gold by the tightest possible margin against Kazakhstan's Adilbek Niyazymbetov.

Yamile Aldama Aldama misses out in triple jump

Britain's Yamile Aldama misses out on a medal as Kazakhstan's Olga Rypakova secures gold in the London 2012 women's triple jump final.

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Kazakhstan at the Olympics

12 London 2012 ranking

29 Beijing 2008 ranking

1996 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Weightlifting 4 0 0 RANK 2
Boxing 1 1 2 RANK 5
Cycling - Road 1 0 0 RANK 2
View the London 2012 medal table for Kazakhstan