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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Nairobi

Population

40,800,000

Size

582,646km²

Languages

  • Swahili
  • English

Kenya profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Swahili

Records

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
2 4 5
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
6 4 4
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
1 4 2

David Rudisha shows off his gold medal Rudisha breaks record in 800m win

David Rudisha becomes the first athlete to set a new world record on the track at London 2012 as he wins 800m gold.

9 Aug 12

Belgian track cyclist Gijs Van Hoecke London 2012 digest - Day 13

9 Aug 12

A round-up of the latest news, views and gossip from the 2012 Olympic Games in London

Ezekiel Kemboi Kemboi secures steeplechase gold

Ezekiel Kemboi secures Kenya's first gold medal of London 2012 after winning the men's 3,000m steeplechase final.

Tiki Gelana Gelana powers to marathon victory

Women's Marathon

5 Aug 12

Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana wins the women's marathon in an Olympic record time of two hours, 23 minutes and seven seconds.

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Kenya at the Olympics

28 London 2012 ranking

13 Beijing 2008 ranking

1956 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Athletics 2 4 5 RANK 6
View the London 2012 medal table for Kenya