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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Nairobi

Population

40,800,000

Size

582,646km²

Languages

  • Swahili
  • English

Kenya profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Swahili

Records

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
2 4 5
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
6 4 4
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
1 4 2
Kenyan David Rudisha and BBC Sport's Gary Lineker

Rudisha targets 100-second 800m

BBC Sport's Gary Lineker asks David Rudisha if he can race the 800m in under 100 seconds after he won Olympic gold with a world record time of one minute 40.91 on Thursday.

11 Aug 12

David Rudisha shows off his gold medal Rudisha breaks record in 800m win

Men's 800m

9 Aug 12

David Rudisha becomes the first athlete to set a new world record on the track at London 2012 as he wins 800m gold.

Belgian track cyclist Gijs Van Hoecke London 2012 digest - Day 13

9 Aug 12

A round-up of the latest news, views and gossip from the 2012 Olympic Games in London

Michael Rimmer in action in 800m GB duo Warburton and Rimmer exit 800m

Men's 800m

6 Aug 12

Gareth Warburton and Michael Rimmer fail to qualify from their heats in the 800m. Andrew Osagie qualified in third position from his heat and will compete in the semi finals on Tuesday.

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Kenya at the Olympics

28 London 2012 ranking

13 Beijing 2008 ranking

1956 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Athletics 2 4 5 RANK 6
View the London 2012 medal table for Kenya