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Only three African countries on Beijing Olympics medal table
Only three African nations have registered their presence on the medals table as the 2008 Beijing Olympics enter the fifth day in China Tuesday.

Only three African nations have registered their presence on the medals table as the 2008 Beijing Olympics enter the fifth day in China Tuesday.

Zimbabwe, with two silver medals, is the top African team, though it is ranked 19th overall.

Another African nation on the table is Algeria, with one bronze, which is only good enough for a total overall placing of 32nd.

Togo represented by 27 year old BOUKPETI Benjamin in the Canoe/Kayak - Slalom Kayak (K1) Men was awarded with a bronze medal today, Tuesday.

Host China leads with 11 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze medals, followed by the US with 7 gold, six silver and 8 bronze medals.


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