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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Cairo

Population

82,500,000

Size

1,000,000km²

Languages

  • Arabic

Egypt profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Arabic

Medals

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

Egypt 3-1 Belarus

Egypt join Brazil in the quarter-finals of the men's football tournament after they beat Belarus 3-1.

1 Jan 13

Japanese Football team Japan 3-0 Egypt

Men's Football

4 Aug 12

Japan beat Egypt 3-0 to advance to the semi-finals of the men's football tournament at the London 2012 Olympics.

Egypt 1-1 New Zealand Egypt 1-1 New Zealand

Men's Football

29 Jul 12

Egypt and New Zealand play out an entertaining 1-1 draw in their Group C encounter at Old Trafford on Sunday.

London 2012: Highlights of Brazil 3-2 Egypt Highlights: Brazil 3-2 Egypt

Men's Football

26 Jul 12

Brazil score three first-half goals to beat Egypt at the Millennium Stadium in their opening Group C match of London 2012.

Egypt at the Olympics

58 London 2012 ranking

80 Beijing 2008 ranking

1912 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Wrestling 0 1 0 RANK 14
Fencing 0 1 0 RANK 9
View the London 2012 medal table for Egypt