154 Countries With Fewer Olympic Medals Than Michael Phelps

With 22 medals, Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time. In fact, Phelps’ career haul is bigger than that of approximately 75% of the world’s countries.

1. 1. Morocco — 21 Medals

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Morocco’s forward Zakaria Labyad ® and Spain’s goalkeeper David De Gea compete during the London 2012 Olympic men’s football match between Spain and Morocco at Old Trafford in Manchester, north-west England, on August 1, 2012.

2. 2. Georgia — 21 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Luba Golovina of Georgia competes in the Trampoline on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

3. 3. Slovenia — 21 Medals

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Bronze medalist Slovenia’s Rajmond Debevec competes in the 50m Rifle Prone Men’s final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London, on August 3, 2012.

4. 4. Chinese Taipei — 20 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 02: Chih-Yuan Chuang of Chinese Taipei in action during Men’s Singles Table Tennis Bronze medal match against Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany on Day 6 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 2, 2012 in London, England.

5. 5. Croatia — 19 Medals

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Croatia’s pivot Vesna Milanovic-Litre prepares to shoot during the women’s preliminary Group A handball match Croatia vs Great Britain for the London 2012 Olympics Games on August 5, 2012 at the Copper Box hall in London.

6. 6. Uzbekistan — 18 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Yakup Sener of Turkey looks dejected after defeat to Uktamjon Rahmonov of Uzbekistan during the Men’s Light Welter (64kg) Boxing on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

7. 7. Latvia — 17 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Aleksandrs Samoilovs of Latvia dives for the ball during the Men’s Beach Volleyball Round of 16 match between Germany and Latvia on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Horse Guards Parade on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

8. 8. Azerbaijan — 17 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Intigam Zairov of Azerbaijan competes in the Men’s 94kg Weightlifting final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

9. 9. Lithuania — 17 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Simona Krupeckaite of Lithuania competes during the Women’s Sprint Track Cycling Qualifying on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Velodrome on August 5, 2012 in London, England.

10. 10. Serbia — 17 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after a point against Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina during the Men’s Singles Tennis Bronze Medal Match on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on August 5, 2012 in London, England.

11. 11. Algeria — 14 Medals

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Algeria’s Sehryne Hennaoui ® attempts to set during the Women’s preliminary pool A volleyball match between Algeria and the the Dominican Republic in the 2012 London Olympic Games in London on August 5, 2012.

12. 12. Trinidad and Tobago — 14 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Njisane Nicholas Phillip of Trinidad and Tobago celebrates winning the Men’s Sprint Track Cycling 1/8 Finals against Robert Forstemann of Germany on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Velodrome on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

13. 13. Colombia — 14 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Danilo Caro Guarnieri of Colombia competes in the Men’s Trap Shooting on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Game at the Royal Artillery Barracks on August 5, 2012 in London, England.

14. 14. Chile — 13 Medals

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Chile’s gymnast Enrique Tomas Gonzalez Sepulveda competes in the men’s floor exercise final of the artistic gymnastics event of the London Olympic Games on August 5, 2012 at the 02 North Greenwich Arena in London. Gonzalez Sepulveda finished 4th.

15. 15. Venezuela — 13 Medals

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Karlha Magliocco of Venezuela celebrates following her fight with Erika Matos of Brazil in their women’s Flyweight boxing round of 16 of the 2012 London Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena August 5, 2012 in London.

16. 16. Pakistan — 10 Medals

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Pakistan’s players celebrate after scoring a goal against South Africa during their London 2012 Olympic Games men’s field hockey preliminary round match at the Riverbank Arena in London on August 5, 2012.

17. 17. Uruguay — 10 Medals

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Uruguay’s Edinson Cavani, right, challenges for the ball with Britain’s Danny Rose, during the men’s group A soccer match between Britain and Uruguay, at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012.

18. 18. Bahamas — 10 Medals

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Bahamas’ Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace competes in the women’s 100m freestyle semi-finals swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 1, 2012 in London.

19. 19. Armenia — 9 Medals

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Armenia’s Hripsime Khurshudyan fails to lift on her third attempt in the women’s +75kg group A snatch weightlifting competition at the ExCel venue during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 5, 2012.

20. 20. Philippines — 9 Medals

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Mark Barriga of the Philippines takes an accidental tumble to the canvas against Birzhan Zhakypov of Kazakhstan during their round of 16 Light-Flyweight (49kg) match of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena on August 4, 2012 in London. Zhakypov was awarded a 17-16 points decision. There were no knock downs in the fight.

21. 21. Zimbabwe — 8 Medals

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WINDSOR, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Micheen Thornycroft of Zimbabwe competes in the Women’s Single Sculls finals on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 4, 2012 in Windsor, England.

22. 22. Tunisia — 8 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Bronze medallist Oussama Mellouli of Tunisia poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men’s 1500m Freestyle Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

23. 23. Israel — 7 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Anastasia Gloushikov and Inna Yoffe of Israel compete in the Women’s Duets Synchronised Swimming Technical Routine on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 5, 2012 in London, England.

24. 24. Moldova — 7 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Bronze medallist Anatoli Ciricu of Moldova celebrates during the Men’s 94kg Weightlifting final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

25. 25. Uganda — 6 Medals

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Uganda’s Jacob Araptany ® and Russia’s Nikolay Chavkin compete in the men’s 3000m steeplechase round 1 heat in the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 3, 2012.

26. 26. Puerto Rico — 6 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Jantony Ortiz Marcano of Puerto Rico reacts to the crowd during the Men’s Light Fly (46-49kg) Boxing with David Ayrapetyan of Russia on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

27. 27. Cameroon — 5 Medals

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Cameroon’s Idrissa Adam walks from the track after injuring his hamstring in a men’s 100-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012.

28. 28. Malaysia — 5 Medals

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Malaysia’s Lee Chong Wei plays against China’s Lin Dan in the Men’s Singles badminton medal match at the London 2012 Olympic Games in London, on August 5, 2012.

29. 29. Lebanon — 4 Medals

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Lebanon’s Ray Bassil competes in the Trap women’s qualification at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London on August 4, 2012.

30. 30. Namibia — 4 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Dan Craven of Namibia rides up Box Hill during the Men’s Road Race Road Cycling on day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 28, 2012 in London, England.

31. 31. Iceland — 4 Medals

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Iceland’s players celebrate after defeating France in their men’s handball preliminary match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London.

32. 32. Ghana — 4 Medals

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Duke Micah of Ghana arrives to face Michael Conlan of Ireland in their round of 16 Flyweight (52kg) match of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the ExCel Arena on August 3, 2012 in London. Conlan was awared a 19-8 points decision.

33. 33. Costa Rica — 4 Medals

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Costa Rica’s Nery Brenes reacts after competing in a men’s 400-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012.

34. 34. Dominican Republic — 4 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Yamilet Pena Abreu of Dominican Republic competes on the vault during the Artistic Gymnastics Women’s Vault final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 5, 2012 in London, England.

35. 35. Peru — 4 Medals

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WEYMOUTH, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Paloma Schmidt of Peru competes in the Laser Radial Women’s Sailing on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue at Weymouth Harbour on August 4, 2012 in Weymouth, England.

36. 36. Hong Kong — 4 Medals

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Hong Kong’s Leung Chu Yan ® and Jiang Tianyi compete against Japan’s Seiya Kishikawa and Koki Niwa during a table tennis men’s team quarter-final match of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Excel centre in London on August 5, 2012.

37. 37. Panama — 3 Medals

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Panama’s Irving Saladino makes an attempt during the mens long jump qualification at the athletics competition in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in London.

38. 38. Kyrgyzstan — 3 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Chingiz Mamedov of Kyrgyzstan (blue) competes with Masashi Nishiyama of Japan during the Men’s -90 kg Judo on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 1, 2012 in London, England.

39. 39. Syria — 3 Medals

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Ahmad Saber Hamcho, of Syria, and his horse Wonderboy compete during the equestrian individual show jumping at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London.

40. 40. Singapore — 3 Medals

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Singapore’s Li Jiawei ® and Wang Yuegu compete against North Korea’s pair Kyong Ri Mi and Kim Jong during a table tennis women’s team match of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Excel centre in London on August 4, 2012.

41. 41. Qatar — 3 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Noor Hussain Al-Malki of Qatar pulls up injured in the Women’s 100m Heats on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England.

42. 42. Sri Lanka — 2 Medals

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Sri Lanka’s Niluka Karunaratne plays against Japan’s Kenichi Tago at a men’s singles badminton match of the 2012 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 30, 2012, in London.

43. 43. Vietnam — 2 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: Xuan Vinh Hoang of Vietnam competes in the Men’s 50m Pistol Shooting final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Game at the Royal Artillery Barracks on August 5, 2012 in London, England.

44. 44. Ecuador — 2 Medals

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Ecuador’s Samantha Arevalo Salinas competes in the women’s 800m freestyle heats swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 2, 2012 in London.

45. 45. Haiti — 2 Medals

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First placed Regina George ® of Nigeria hugs third placed Marlena Wesh of Haiti after heat 3 of the women’s 400m during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 3, 2012.

46. 46. Saudi Arabia — 2 Medals

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Saudi Arabia’s Wojdan Shahrkani reacts after the women’s 78-kg judo competition against Puerto Rico’s Melissa Mojica at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in London.

47. 47. Zambia — 2 Medals

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Gilbert Choombe of Zambia awaits the verdict following his match with Jeffrey Horn of Australia in their first round Light-Welterwight (64kg) contest of the London 2012 Olympics at the ExCel Arena July 31, 2012 in London. Horn was awarded a 19-5 points decision.

48. 48. Luxembourg — 2 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 30: Jeff Henckels of Luxembourg competes in his Men’s Individual 1/32 Eliminations Archery match against Rick van der Ven of Netherlands on Day 3 at Lord’s Cricket Ground on July 30, 2012 in London, England.

49. 49. Mozambique — 2 Medals

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Mozambique’s flagbearer Kurt Couto © leads his delegation during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic Stadium in London.

50. 50. Tajikistan — 2 Medals

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Roberto Meloni of Italy (white) competes with Parviz Sobirov of Tajikistan during the Men’s -90 kg Judo on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 1, 2012 in London, England.

51. 51. Tanzania — 2 Medals

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Swimmers compete in a men’s 100-meter freestyle swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Tuesday, July 31, 2012. From top: Burundi’s Beni Bertrand Bibobagira, Mali’s Mamadou Soumare, Maldives’ Ahmed Husam, Tanzania’s Ammaar Ghadiyali.

52. 52. Suriname — 2 Medals

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Japan’s Sho Sasaki returns the shuttlecock to Suriname’s Virgil Soeroredjo during a men’s singles badminton match at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 29, 2012, in London.

53. 53. Kuwait — 1 Medal

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Maryam Arzouqi of Kuwait competes during Women’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions Shooting Qualification on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Game at the Royal Artillery Barracks on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

54. 54. Afghanistan — 1 Medal

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Tahmina Kohistani of Afghanistan competes in the Women’s 100m Heats on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England.

55. 55. Macedonia — 1 Medal

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Macedonia’s Kristijan Efremov reacts after competing in a men’s 400-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012.

56. 56. Mauritius — 1 Medal

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Alodie Li Yuk Lo, left, from Mauritius looks on as her teammate Natacha Rigobert, right, reaches for a ball during their Beach Volleyball match against Germany at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, in London.

57. 57. Niger — 1 Medal

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WINDSOR, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Hamadou Djibo Issaka of Niger competes in the Men’s Single Sculls finals on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 3, 2012 in Windsor, England.

58. 58. Iraq — 1 Medal

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Dana Abdul Razak of Iraq competes in the Women’s 100m Heats on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England.

59. 59. Guyana — 1 Medal

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Guyana’s flagbearer Winston George leads his delegation as they parade during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games in the Olympic Stadium in London on July 27, 2012.

60. 60. Guatemala — 1 Medal

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Erick Barrondo Guatemala celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win a silver medal Guatemala during the Race Walk Athletics on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

61. 61. Eritrea — 1 Medal

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 28: Daniel Teklehaimanot of Eritrea looks on ahead of the Men’s Road Race Road Cycling on day 1 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 28, 2012 in London, England.

62. 62. Djibouti — 1 Medal

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Djibouti’s Yasmin Hassan Farah serves during her women’s singles preliminary round table tennis match at the ExCel venue of the London 2012 Olympic Games in London July 28, 2012.

63. 63. Ivory Coast — 1 Medal

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Ivory Coast’s Rene Philippe Kouassi aims during the men’s archery individual round of 32 eliminations at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Lord’s Cricket Ground August 1, 2012.

64. 64. Burundi — 1 Medal

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 31: Beni Bertrand Binobagira of Burundi competes in heat 1 of Men’s 100m Freestyle on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

65. 65. Bermuda — 1 Medal

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Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith competes in the men’s long jump final at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 4, 2012.

66. 66. Barbados — 1 Medal

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Japan’s Riki Nakaya (white) competes with Barbados’ Kyle Maxwell (blue) during their men’s -73kg judo contest match of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 30, 2012 at the ExCel arena in London.

67. 67. Bahrain — 1 Medal

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Bahrain’s Azza Al Qasimi competes in the 50m rifle 3 positions women’s qualification at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London, August 04, 2012.

68. 68. Virgin Islands — 1 Medal

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From left, Jamaica’s Kerron Stewart, Virgin Islands’ LaVerne Jones-Ferrette and Ivory Coast’s Murielle Ahoure compete in a women’s 100-meter heat during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012.

69. 69. Tonga — 1 Medal

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Tonga’s Amini Fonua competes in the men’s 100m breaststroke heats swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 28, 2012 in London.

70. 70. United Arab Emirates — 1 Medal

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Khadija Mohammad of United Arab Emirates competes during the women’s 75-kg, group B, weightlifting competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in London.

71. 71. Paraguay — 1 Medal

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WINDSOR, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Gabriela Mosqueira Benitez of Paraguay competes in the Women’s Single Sculls finals on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 4, 2012 in Windsor, England.

72. 72. Togo — 1 Medal

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Togo’s Adzo Kpossi gets ready prior to compete in the women’s 50m freestyle heats during the swimming event at the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 3, 2012 in London.

73. 73. Sudan — 1 Medal

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Sudan runner Ismail Ahmed Ismail takes a photo during the Opening Ceremony at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 27, 2012, in London.

74. 74. Senegal — 1 Medal

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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 04: Diego Reyes of Mexico slides into Sadio Mane of Senegal during the Men’s Football Quarter Final match between Mexico and Senegal, on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Wembley Stadium on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

75. 75. Liechtenstein — 1 Medal

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Liechtenstein’s Julia Hassler starts in a women’s 800-meter freestyle swimming heat at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012.

76. 76-155. — 0 Medals

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79 countries have never won a medal at the Summer Olympics:

Albania, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, DR Congo, Cook Islands, Cyprus, Dominica, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Grenada, Guam, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Jordan, Kiribati, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Micronesia, Monaco, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Swaziland, Timor-Leste, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Yemen.

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