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Map of Uzbekistan

Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Tashkent

Population

27,800,000

Size

447,400km²

Languages

  • Uzbek
  • Russian
  • Tajik

Uzbekistan profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Uzbek

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 3
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
1 2 3
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
2 1 2

Artur Taymazov Taymazov wins third straight gold

Uzbekistan's Artur Taymazov beats Davit Modzmanashvili to clinch his third consecutive Olympic gold in the men's 120kg freestyle.

11 Aug 12

Luiza Galiulina Gymnast expelled after drugs test

Artistic gymnast Luiza Galiulina of Uzbekistan is thrown out of the 2012 London Olympics after failing a drugs test.

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.

Uzbekistan at the Olympics

47 London 2012 ranking

40 Beijing 2008 ranking

1996 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Wrestling 1 0 1 RANK 6
Judo 0 0 1 RANK 18
Boxing 0 0 1 RANK 16
View the London 2012 medal table for Uzbekistan