Tunisia flag Map of Tunisia

Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Tunis

Population

10,400,000

Size

164,150km²

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French

Tunisia profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Arabic

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 1 1
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Oussama Mellouli Mellouli makes swimming history

Tunisia's Oussama Mellouli becomes the first swimmer to win Olympic medals in the pool and open water as GB's Daniel Fogg is fifth in the 10km.

10 Aug 12

Great Britain's men's handball team GB handballers out at group stage

Men's Handball

4 Aug 12

Great Britain's men suffer defeat to Tunisia, their fourth in a row, as they exit the Olympics at the group stage.

Argentina's Pablo Sebastian Portela challenges Great Britain's Ciaran Williams GB men suffer defeat by Argentina

Men's Handball

2 Aug 12

Great Britain men's handball team suffer their third defeat in a row after losing to Argentina.

LeBron James US in comeback to thump Tunisia

Men's Basketball

1 Aug 12

The United States turn around a slow start to beat Tunisia 110-63 with a powerful second-half performance in their Group A match.

More Tunisia stories (2)

Tunisia at the Olympics

45 London 2012 ranking

52 Beijing 2008 ranking

1960 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Swimming 1 0 1 RANK 8
Athletics 0 1 0 RANK 26
View the London 2012 medal table for Tunisia