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Uganda was first at the Olympic Games in 1956. They have been in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the boycotted 1976 Summer Olympics. Uganda has never been at the Winter Olympic Games.

The National Olympic Committee for Uganda was formed in 1950 and recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1956.


Medal Name Games Sport Event
22 Silver Mukwanga, EridadiEridadi Mukwanga 1968 Mexico Boxing Men's bantamweight
33 Bronze Rwabwogo, LeoLeo Rwabwogo 1968 Mexico Boxing Men's flyweight
11 Gold Akii-Bua, JohnJohn Akii-Bua 1972 Munich Athletics Men's 400 metre hurdles
22 Silver Rwabwogo, LeoLeo Rwabwogo 1972 Munich Boxing Men's flyweight
22 Silver Mugabi, JohnJohn Mugabi 1980 Moscow Boxing Men's welterweight
33 Bronze Kamoga, DavisDavis Kamoga 1996 Atlanta Athletics Men's 400 metres
11 Gold Kiprotich, StephenStephen Kiprotich 2012 London Athletics Men's marathon

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