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|Uganda at the|
|NOC||Uganda Olympic Committee|
Uganda first participated at the Olympic Games in 1956, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the boycotted 1976 Summer Olympics. Uganda has never competed at the Winter Olympic Games.
Ugandan athletes have won a total of seven medals, all in athletics and boxing.
The National Olympic Committee for Uganda was created in 1950 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1956.
|1968 Mexico City||11||0||1||1||2||38|
|1976 Montreal||did not participate|
|1984 Los Angeles||26||0||0||0||0||-|
|2016 Rio de Janeiro||21||0||0||0||0||-|
|2024 Paris||future event|
|2028 Los Angeles|
|Totals (2 sports)||2||4||3||9|
|Silver||Eridadi Mukwanga||1968 Mexico City||Boxing||Men's bantamweight|
|Bronze||Leo Rwabwogo||1968 Mexico City||Boxing||Men's flyweight|
|Gold||John Akii-Bua||1972 Munich||Athletics||Men's 400 metre hurdles|
|Silver||Leo Rwabwogo||1972 Munich||Boxing||Men's flyweight|
|Silver||John Mugabi||1980 Moscow||Boxing||Men's welterweight|
|Bronze||Davis Kamoga||1996 Atlanta||Athletics||Men's 400 metres|
|Gold||Stephen Kiprotich||2012 London||Athletics||Men's marathon|
|Silver||Joshua Cheptegei||2020 Tokyo||Athletics||Men's 10,000 metres|
|Bronze||Jacob Kiplimo||2020 Tokyo||Athletics||Men's 10,000 metres|
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