Wayde van NiekerkWell, congratulations to Wayde van Niekerk of South Africa, as he not only wins gold, but breaks a world record!

 

Also a great win by Jemima Sumgong  – the first Kenyan woman to win the Olympic marathon.

So here is the latest African share of the medals.

Martin


Rio 2016 Ranking Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
24 South Africa 1 5 1 7
30 Kenya 1 2 0 3
40 Ethiopia 1 0 3 4
62 Egypt 0 0 2 2
64 Tunisia 0 0 1 1
Total 3 7 7 17
London 2012 23 South Africa 3 2 1 6
24 Ethiopia 3 1 3 7
28 Kenya 2 4 5 11
50 Uganda 1 0 0 1
50 Algeria 1 0 0 1
58 Egypt 0 2 0 2
69 Botswana 0 1 0 1
69 Gabon 0 1 0 1
79 Morocco 0 0 1 1
Total 10 11 10 31