Afghanistan flag Map of Afghanistan

Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Kabul

Population

29,100,000

Size

652,225km²

Afghanistan profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Pashto

Medals

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

Afghanistan's great Olympic hope

Matthew Pinsent meets taekwondo fighter Rohullah Nikpai.

25 Jul 12

Afghanistan at the Olympics

79 London 2012 ranking

80 Beijing 2008 ranking

1936 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Taekwondo 0 0 1 RANK 14
View the London 2012 medal table for Afghanistan