Yesterday marked the end of the 2012 London Olympics where the closing event was filled with great pomp and pageantry featuring the reunion of the Spice Girls and performances by pop bands Madness, Pet Shop Boys and One Direction among others in the presence of over 80,000 fans and more than 300 million viewers around the world.
At this year’s games, Africa won 31 Olympic Medals across 8 countries with Kenya winning 11 models in total, about 35% of the total number of medals won at this year’s games. Read Kenya bids for the 2024 Olympics; hopes to become the first African country to host the Olympic Games.
In the table below, check out the African countries that won Olympic medals this year including the type of medal won and the total number of medals won. Congratulations to all countries who won this year and best of luck to other African countries at Rio 2016!