Africa

2020 Summer Olympics medal table: List of African countries’ number of athletes, medals

Tokyo 2020

The 2020 Summer Olympics was held in Tokyo, Japan from July 23, 2021 to August 8, 2021. It was originally scheduled to take place in the Asian city from July 24, 2020 to August 9, 2020 but it was postponed due to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This is the fourth Olympic Games to be held in Japan. Participating in the international multisport event are the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Refugee Olympic Team and 205 countries and territories.

Out of the 205 countries and territories, 54 are in Africa. Here is the list of the continent’s participating countries and the number of athletes and medals of each country:

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COUNTRIESATHLETESGOLDSILVERBRONZE
Algeria44000
Angola20000
Benin7000
Botswana13001
Burkina Faso7001
Burundi60
Cameroon12
Cape Verde6
Central African Republic20
Chad3
Comoros3
Democratic Republic of the Congo70
Djibouti4
Egypt133114
Equatorial Guinea3
Eritrea13
Eswatini4
Ethiopia38112
Gabon5
Gambia4
Ghana140 01
Guinea5
Guinea-Bissau40
Ivory Coast28001
Kenya85442
Lesotho2
Liberia3
Libya4
Madagascar6
Malawi5
Mali4
Mauritania2
Mauritius80
Morocco50100
Mozambique100
Namibia11010
Niger70
Nigeria60011
Republic of the Congo3
Rwanda6
Sao Tome and Principe3
Senegal9
Seychelles5
Sierra Leone4
Somalia2
South Africa177120
South Sudan2
Sudan5
Tanzania3
Togo 4
Tunisia63110
Uganda25211
Zambia26
Zimbabwe5

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