Portugal flag Map of Portugal

Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Lisbon

Population

10,700,000

Size

92,345km²

Languages

  • Portuguese

Portugal profile on BBC News

Medals

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

Great Britain table tennis players Joanna Parker and Kelly Sibley GB men and women out in round one

Great Britain's women lose to North Korea while the men are beaten by Portugal in the table tennis team event.

3 Aug 12

Luol Deng Team GB claim win over Portugal

Men's Basketball

14 Jul 12

Great Britain begin their Olympic warm-up campaign with a 83-68 victory over Portugal in Sheffield, their first win of the summer.

2012 dates for your diary

2 Jan 12

A guide to all the key events happening around the UK in the year London stages the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Portugal at the Olympics

69 London 2012 ranking

46 Beijing 2008 ranking

1912 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Canoe Sprint 0 1 0 RANK 12
View the London 2012 medal table for Portugal