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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Kampala

Population

33,800,000

Size

241,038km²

Languages

  • English
  • Swahili
  • Luganda

Uganda profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Swahili

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Stephen Kiprotich wins the marathon Uganda's Kiprotich wins marathon

Uganda's Stephen Kiprotich beats Kenyans Abel Kirui and Wilson Kipsang to win the Olympic men's marathon in London.

12 Aug 12

Bayi: African sport needs funding

Athletics

2 Aug 12

Tanzanian athletics legend Filbert Bayi tells the BBC Africa needs to invest in sport to gain more medals at future Olympics.

John Rudd (left) with Ruta Meilutyte Plymouth duo to coach at Olympics

Two coaches from Plymouth Leander Swimming Club will be assisting competitors from Lithuania and Uganda at London 2012.

2012 dates for your diary

2 Jan 12

A guide to all the key events happening around the UK in the year London stages the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Uganda at the Olympics

50 London 2012 ranking

1956 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Athletics 1 0 0 RANK 16
View the London 2012 medal table for Uganda