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Olympic medal

An Olympic medal is awarded to successful competitors at one of the Olympic Games. There are three classes of medal: gold, awarded to the winner; silver, awarded to the first runner-up; and bronze, awarded to the second runner-up. The granting of awards is laid out in detail in the Olympic protocols. Medal designs have varied considerably since the first Olympic Games in 1896, particularly in size and weight. A standard obverse front design of the medals for the Summer Olympic Games began in 1928 and remained for many years, until its replacement at the 2004 Games as the result of controve ...

All-time Olympic Games medal table

The all-time medal table for all Olympic Games from 1896 to 2018, including Summer Olympic Games, Winter Olympic Games, and a combined total of both, is tabulated below. These Olympic medal counts do not include the 1906 Intercalated Games which are no longer recognized by the International Olympic Committee as official Games. The IOC itself does not publish all-time tables, and publishes unofficial tables only per single Games. This table was thus compiled by adding up single entries from the IOC database. The results are attributed to the IOC country code as currently displayed by the IO ...

Lists of Olympic medalists

^ A. Including military patrol event at 1924 Games, which IOC now refers to biathlon. ^ B. Figure skating was held at the 1908 and 1920 Summer Olympic games prior to the establishment of the Winter Olympics. 21 medals seven of each color were awarded in seven events. ^ C. A mens ice hockey tournament was held at the 1920 Summer Olympics, and then added as a Winter Olympics event. Three medals were awarded.

Olympic medal table

The Olympic medal table is a method of sorting the medal placements of countries in the modern-day Olympics and Paralympics. The International Olympic Committee does not officially recognize a ranking of participating countries at the Olympic Games. Nevertheless, the IOC does publish medal tallies for information purposes, showing the total number of Olympic medals earned by athletes representing each countrys respective National Olympic Committee. The convention used by the IOC is to sort by the number of gold medals the athletes from a country have earned. In the event of a tie in the nu ...

Pierre de Coubertin medal

The Pierre de Coubertin medal is a special decoration awarded by the International Olympic Committee to those athletes, former athletes, sports promoters, sporting officials and others who exemplify the spirit of sportsmanship in Olympic events or through exceptional service to the Olympic movement. The medal was inaugurated in 1964 and named in honour of Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the International Olympic Committee. According to the Olympic Museum, it "is one of the noblest honours that can be bestowed upon an Olympic athlete."


ⓘ Olympic medals

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  • regulations of the Games, for which athletes Olympic medals can be stripped i.e. rescinded Stripped medals must be returned to the IOC by the offending
  • first Olympic medals Athletes from Mongolia which previously held the record for most medals without a gold and Panama won their first gold medals Serbian
  • each Olympic Committee, but can be displayed as sorted by any other column, such as the total number of gold medals or total number of overall medals To
  • grams of gold. All Olympic medals must be at least 60mm in diameter and 3mm thick. Minting the medals is the responsibility of the Olympic host. From 1928
  • on the number of medals won, with gold medals taking priority over silver and bronze. A team victory counts as one medal Each Olympic Games organising
  • these Olympic Games. Athletes from 74 countries won at least one medal The United States won the most gold medals 36 the most silver medals 40 and
  • Coast won their first Olympic gold medals however, Bahrain retroactively won a gold medal for the 2012 Summer Olympics due to medals reallocation They
  • Belarus won the first Winter Olympic gold medals for their nations. Cross - country skier Marit Bjorgen from Norway won five medals three gold, one silver
  • more Olympic medals over their sporting career. It includes top - three placings in the 1896 Olympic Games and 1900 Olympic Games, before medals were actually
  • gold medals Athletes that won at least two gold medals or at least three total medals are listed below. List of 2010 Winter Paralympics medal winners