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How many gold medals are given out at the Olympic Games | KINGTAI

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What are the Olympic Games?

The Olympic Games are the leading international sports festival, held every four years. The goal of the Olympic Game is to cultivate human beings and contribute to world peace through the sport. 

Who participates the Olympic Games?

The first Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. Only 14 countries took part that year. The latest Olympics were held in Tokyo, Japan, in 2020. Up to 11417 athletes from over 206 nations participated in 339 competitions

Where and when did the Olympic Games be held, how many gold medals were awarded?



Host City, Country

Gold medal

I 1896 Athens, Greece 43
II 1900 Paris, France 96
III 1904 St Louis, USA 96
IV 1908 London, England, UK 110
V 1912 Stockholm, Sweden 103
VI 1916 Berlin, Germany (not held) 0
VII 1920 Antwerp, Belgium 156
VIII 1924 Paris, France 126
IX 1928 Amsterdam, Holland 110
X 1932 Los Angeles, USA 116
XI 1936 Berlin, Germany 130
XII 1940 Tokyo, Japan / Helsinki, Finland (not held) 0
XIII 1944 London, England, UK (not held) 0
XIV 1948 London, England, UK 138
XV 1952 Helsinki, Finland 153
XVI 1956 Melbourne, Australia 153
XVII 1960 Rome, Italy 152
XVIII 1964 Tokyo, Japan 163
XIX 1968 Mexico City, Mexico 195
XX 1972 Munich, Germany 195
XXI 1976 Montreal, Canada 198
XXII 1980 Moscow, USSR 204
XXIII 1984 Los Angeles, USA 226
XXIV 1988 Seoul, South Korea 241
XXV 1992 Barcelona, Spain 260
XXVI 1996 Atlanta, USA 271
XXVII 2000 Sydney, Australia 300
XXVIII 2004 Athens, Greece 301
XXIX 2008 Beijing, China 302
XXX 2012 London, England, UK 301
XXXI 2016 Rio, Brazil 307
XXXII 2021 Tokyo, Japan 340

Since 1896, a total of 5486 gold medals have been awarded in the Olympic Games.

Some tips about the next Olympic Games

The next Olympic Games will be held in Paris from 26 July to 11 August 2024.

We will see a new vision of Olympism in action, delivered in a unique spirit of international celebration. 

We will witness incredible stories for the athletes – and a truly global platform to promote them.

The open ceremony will flow along the Seine, from the new Olympic Village to such city center landmarks as the Eiffel Tower and the Grand Palais.

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Post time: Apr-01-2022