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Uganda at the Olympics

Uganda first participated at the Olympic Games in 1956, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the boycotted 1976 Summer Olympics. Uganda has never competed at the Winter Olympic Games.

Uganda at the
Olympics
Flag of Uganda.svg
IOC codeUGA
NOCUganda Olympic Committee
Websitewww.nocuganda.com
Medals
Gold
2
Silver
3
Bronze
2
Total
7
Summer appearances

Ugandan athletes have won a total of seven medals, all in athletics and boxing.

The National Olympic Committee for Uganda was created in 1950 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1956.

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by GamesEdit

GamesGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  1956 Melbourne0000
  1960 Rome0000
  1964 Tokyo0000
  1968 Mexico City0112
  1972 Munich1102
  1980 Moscow0101
  1984 Los Angeles0000
  1988 Seoul0000
  1992 Barcelona0000
  1996 Atlanta0011
  2000 Sydney0000
  2004 Athens0000
  2008 Beijing0000
  2012 London1001
  2016 Rio de Janeiro0000
Totals (15 games)2327

Medals by sportEdit

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  Athletics2013
  Boxing0314
Totals (2 sports)2327

List of medalistsEdit

Medal Name Games Sport Event
  Silver Eridadi Mukwanga   1968 Mexico City   Boxing Men's bantamweight
  Bronze Leo Rwabwogo   1968 Mexico City   Boxing Men's flyweight
  Gold John Akii-Bua   1972 Munich   Athletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
  Silver Leo Rwabwogo   1972 Munich   Boxing Men's flyweight
  Silver John Mugabi   1980 Moscow   Boxing Men's welterweight
  Bronze Davis Kamoga   1996 Atlanta   Athletics Men's 400 metres
  Gold Stephen Kiprotich   2012 London   Athletics Men's marathon

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Uganda". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Results and Medalists—Uganda". Olympic.org. International Olympic Committee.
  • "Olympic Medal Winners". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Uganda". Sports-Reference.com.