At the Summer Olympics in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro Ukraine took the 31 th place in the medal standings.
In this year's Olympics Ukrainian athletes won 11 medals: 2 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze. Total Games in Ukraine representing 205 athletes in 27 sports.
Gold medal gymnast Oleg country brought Vernyayev (parallel bars) and canoeist Yuriy Cheban (sprint 200 meters). The assets Vernyaeva also a silver (all-around), others the silver medal won arrows air rifle Sergey Kulish (at a distance of 10 m), team shablistok consisting of Olga Harlan, Helen Kravatskoyi Alina Komaschuk and Elena Voronina, a fighter Greco-Roman style of Jean Belenyuk ( in the category up to 85 kg) and Paul Tymoschenko in modern n 'yatyborstvi.
bronze brought Ukraine shablistka Olga Harlan in the individual championship, high jumper Bohdan Bondarenko Dmytro Yanchuk rowers and Taras Mishchuk (in competition canoe-twos 1,000 m) and Anna Rizatdinova in the individual all-around in rhythmic gymnastics.
In general, the DPO 2016 Ukrainian won gold medals smallest and lowest total number of medals in the history of the country at the Summer Olympics.
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