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Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Kiev

Population

45,400,000

Size

603,700km²

Languages

  • Ukraine
  • Russian

Ukraine profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Ukrainian

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
6 5 9
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
7 5 15
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
9 5 9

Vasyl Lomachenko Lomachenko secures second gold

Vasyl Lomachenko becomes only the 12th boxer in Olympic history to win two titles with a comprehensive win over Han Soon-chul in the lightweight final.

12 Aug 12

Oleksandr Usyk Usyk edges Russo to secure gold

World champion Oleksandr Usyk of the Ukraine edges a tense final with Clemente Russo to claim his first Olympic medal.

Yuri Cheban Sprint gold for Ukraine's Cheban

Yuri Cheban leads from start to finish to win gold for the Ukraine in the men's canoe single (C1) sprint over 200m.

Oleksiy Torokhtiy Torokhtiy wins weightlifting gold

Men's 105kg

6 Aug 12

Oleksiy Torokhtiy of Ukraine wins the men's 105kg weightlifting ahead of Iran's Navab Nasirshelal.

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Ukraine at the Olympics

14 London 2012 ranking

11 Beijing 2008 ranking

1996 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Boxing 2 1 2 RANK 2
Canoe Sprint 1 2 0 RANK 3
Weightlifting 1 0 1 RANK 5
View the London 2012 medal table for Ukraine