Uganda at the Olympics

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Uganda at the Olympic Games

Flag of Uganda
IOC code  UGA
NOC Uganda Olympic Committee
Website www.nocuganda.com
Olympic history
Summer Games

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.

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.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
 Silver Mukwanga, EridadiEridadi Mukwanga Mexico 1968 Mexico Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's bantamweight
 Bronze Rwabwogo, LeoLeo Rwabwogo Mexico 1968 Mexico Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's flyweight
 Gold Akii-Bua, JohnJohn Akii-Bua West Germany 1972 Munich Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
 Silver Rwabwogo, LeoLeo Rwabwogo West Germany 1972 Munich Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's flyweight
 Silver Mugabi, JohnJohn Mugabi Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing Men's welterweight
 Bronze Kamoga, DavisDavis Kamoga United States 1996 Atlanta Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's 400 metres
 Gold Kiprotich, StephenStephen Kiprotich United Kingdom 2012 London Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics Men's marathon

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
1956 Melbourne 0 0 0 0
1960 Rome 0 0 0 0
1964 Tokyo 0 0 0 0
1968 Mexico City 0 1 1 2
1972 Munich 1 1 0 2
1976 Montreal did not participate
1980 Moscow 0 1 0 1
1984 Los Angeles 0 0 0 0
1988 Seoul 0 0 0 0
1992 Barcelona 0 0 0 0
1996 Atlanta 0 0 1 1
2000 Sydney 0 0 0 0
2004 Athens 0 0 0 0
2008 Beijing 0 0 0 0
2012 London 1 0 0 1
Total 2 3 2 7

Medals by sport[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 2 0 1 3
Boxing 0 3 1 4
Total 2 3 2 7

See also[edit]

References[edit]