Did the United States Really Win the Most Olympic Medals?
And the final medal tables are out. The United States (104 total medals ... and Brazil (17 medals in all, 3 gold, 5 silver, 9 bronze) was no threat to the established sports world order. With the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio, perhaps a host country bounce ...
What's that medal worth? Hint: Forget the gold
It was one of the only Olympics to feature solid gold medals ... 1896 Summer Games had 43 events. There were 302 events in the London Games of 2012. It's easy enough to look past the precious metals chart and get a sense for how to value an Olympic ...
Olympic medal count: USA sets historic gold medal mark
when the Olympics were held in St. Louis and many countries did not come. The USA won 78 gold medals in 1904 and 83 in 1984. Previously, the non-boycott post-1904 high was 45, set in 1924 and 1968. • The 104 total medals is actually six fewer than the ...
The 14 most fascinating facts about the final 2014 Winter Olympics medal count
Russia won 13 gold medals in Sochi, two more than runner-up Norway. Overall, Russian athletes won 33 medals, five more than the United States ... medals) did better in Sochi than her entire nation had done at the five previous Winter Olympics.
The USA Crushed Every Other Country in the Medal Count. Why Is America So Awesome at the Olympics?
and the United States led all nations in medals with 104, 17 more than second-place China. The London Games are the fifth straight Summer Olympics in which the USA has been at the top of the table. And after placing second in gold medals to the home ...