10 African Nations That Won Medals At The 2012 Olympics

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli

With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games set to take place in Rio this year, it is interesting to look back at the previous edition of the multi-sport competition to see how African countries performed at the 2012 Olympics in terms of their medal hauls.

The Olympic flame was officially lit in Greece on Friday, April 22, and with that the famous torch will travel from Athens throughout the world until it reaches its final destination in Brazil.

To honour the lighting of the famous and inspirational flame, we take a look at the 10 African nations that earned medals during the 2012 Olympics in London.

Sources: TheDailyMail, TheTelegraph, BBC, Olympic.Org, Bloomberg, Afrographique.