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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Madrid

Population

46,400,000

Size

505,988km²

Languages

  • Spanish

Spain profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Spanish

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
3 10 4
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
5 10 3
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
3 11 5

The winning Spanish sailors in the Elliott 6m class Spain win Elliott 6m Olympic gold

Spain beat Australia 3-2 to win the gold medal in the women's Elliott 6m match racing class at the Olympics.

11 Aug 12

Russia's synchronised swimming team Russia retain synchro team title

Women's Teams

10 Aug 12

Russia win the synchronised swimming team event for the fourth successive Olympics, as Great Britain finish sixth.

Marc Gasol and Nicolas Batum Scuffles in France-Spain fixture

Men's Basketball

9 Aug 12

France coach Vincent Collet refuses to condemn the actions of his players after tempers flared in their quarter-final defeat to Spain.

Joel Gonzalez Bonilla Spain's Bonilla lands 58kg gold

Men's -58kg

8 Aug 12

Spain's number one seed Joel Gonzalez Bonilla clinches Olympic gold by beating South Korea's Lee Daehoon in the men's 58kg final.

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Spain at the Olympics

21 London 2012 ranking

15 Beijing 2008 ranking

1900 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Sailing 2 0 0 RANK 2
Taekwondo 1 2 0 RANK 1
Swimming 0 2 0 RANK 12
View the London 2012 medal table for Spain