Who won the last Olympic gold medal?

Who won the last Olympic gold medal?

Rio Olympics 2016 – Medals Tally

Country Gold Bronze
United States 46 38
Great Britain 27 17
China 26 26
Russian Federation 19 19

How many gold medals did UK win at the last Olympics?

27 gold medals
Team GB at Rio 2016 Great Britain pulled off an incredible second place finish at Rio 2016, winning 67 medals in total. This included 27 gold medals, 23 silver and 17 bronze.

Who won the 1984 Winter Olympics?

East Germany, however, topped the gold medal count with nine medals, three more than those won by Soviet athletes. Finland, the United States and Sweden followed with four gold medals each….Speed skating.

Event Men’s 500 metres
Gold Sergey Fokichev Soviet Union
Silver Yoshihiro Kitazawa Japan
Bronze Gaétan Boucher Canada

What country has won a gold medal at every Winter Olympics?

Six of these countries have won medals at every Winter Olympic Games – Austria, Canada, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and the United States. The only country to have won a gold medal at every Winter Olympic Games is the United States.

Which country won the most gold medals in the last Olympics?

United States
Host country Brazil won seven gold medals, their most at any single Summer Olympics….2016 Summer Olympics medal table.

2016 Summer Olympics medals
Most gold medals United States (46)
Most total medals United States (121)
← 2012 Olympics medal tables 2020 →

What was the last Olympics?

List of Olympic Host Cities

Olympiad Year Host City, Country
XXIX 2008 Beijing, China
XXX 2012 London, England, UK
XXXI 2016 Rio, Brazil
XXXII 2021 Tokyo, Japan

When did Britain last win Olympics?

Sir Steve Redgrave is the only British Olympian to win a gold medal in five consecutive Olympic Games, winning his first in 1984 Los Angeles and last in 2000 Sydney….Medals by Summer Games.

2012 London Total
29 285
17 316
19 315
65 916

What country won the most medals in the 1980 Winter Olympics?

Liechtenstein is the smallest nation to ever win a gold medal at the Olympics. Bulgaria won its first Winter Olympic medal at these Games, a bronze medal in cross-country skiing….1980 Winter Olympics medal table.

1980 Winter Olympics medals
Most gold medals Soviet Union (10)
Most total medals East Germany (23)
← 1976 Olympics medal tables 1984 →

Which Olympics did Torvill and Dean win gold?

Sarajevo Winter Olympics
At the Sarajevo Winter Olympics the pair won gold and became the highest scoring figure skaters of all time (for a single programme) receiving twelve perfect 6.0s and six 5.9s which included artistic impression scores of 6.0 from every judge, after skating to Maurice Ravel’s Bolero.

Who won the most gold medals in the 2010 Winter Olympics?

In doing so, it also broke the record for the most gold medals won by a NOC at a single Winter Olympics (the previous was 13, set by the Soviet Union in 1976 and matched by Norway in 2002)….2010 Winter Olympics medal table.

2010 Winter Olympics medals
Most gold medals Canada (14)
Most total medals United States (37)
← 2006 Olympics medal tables 2014 →

When were the Olympic gold medals last made entirely of gold?

The last series of medals made of solid gold were awarded at the 1912 Summer Olympic Games in Stockholm.

How many medals did Great Britain win in the Winter Olympics?

They won five medals in total, one gold and four bronze, ranking 19th in the medal table . There were a number of notable firsts for Great Britain at the Winter Olympics: Day 8 (17 February) was the most successful day for Great Britain at any Winter Olympics, with three medals won.

Who are the British Olympic gold medallists in 2014?

Britain’s tally of four medals in 2014 is the best haul since the Winter Olympics were launched in 1924. Their medals were won by the following: Gold – Lizzy Yarnold (Skeleton).

When did Great Britain win a gold medal in curling?

The all-Scottish Great Britain team won the curling competition at the first Winter Olympics at Chamonix in 1924 – but it would be 82 years before they got their gold medal. Initially, the Games were not even recognised as the ‘first Winter Olympics’ and were styled as the ‘International Winter Sports Week’.

Who was the first British woman to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics?

Williams became the first British gold medalist in an individual event at the Winter Olympics for thirty years, following Robin Cousins ‘ victory in figure skating at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, and the first British female individual Winter Olympics gold medalist since Jeannette Altwegg in 1952.


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