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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Vienna

Population

8,400,000

Size

83,871km²

Languages

  • German

Austria profile on BBC News

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
0 1 2
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
2 4 1
Oskar Deecke

German wonder goal ruled out

Germany's Oskar Deecke scores a sublime lob volley against Australia in their London 2012 Olympic semi-final hockey match, only for the goal to be ruled out for dangerous play.

9 Aug 12

Shauna Mullin and Zara Dampney GB women exit beach volleyball

Britons Zara Dampney and Shauna Mullin have been eliminated from the women's beach volleyball.

Yi Jianlian Yi injured as China suffer defeat

Men's Basketball

2 Aug 12

China's NBA star Yi Jianlian suffers a knee injury during an 81-61 defeat by Australia in the men's basketball.

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps Phelps beaten by rival in butterfly

Michael Phelps, multiple gold medallist in both Athens and Beijing, can only manage a third-place finish in the 200m Butterfly heats, coming behind his American team-mate Tyler Clary and the Austrian Dinko Jukic.

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Austria at the Olympics

61 Beijing 2008 ranking

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