Africa put up a dismal performance at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil when compared with other continents. The United States once again topped the medals table with 46 gold medals and 121 medals in total. Britain came second with 27 gold medals and a total of 67 medals.
Kenya was the best African performing country with 6 gold and silver medals. The others, including Ghana, Togo, and Congo did not win any medal. Here's how African nations performed on the medal table: