Yes and no. While the U.S. Men's basketball team has never failed to medal, in 2004, they only won a bronze.
Yes ... Armenia has won 9 Olympic medals (1 gold, 1 silver, 7 bronze). They won 4 medals in wrestling (1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze), 4 medals in weightlifting (4 bronze), and 1 medal in boxing (1 bronze).
Yes, Afghanistan won its first and only Olympic medal at the 2008 Games in Beijing when Rohullah Nikpai won bronze in men's 58 kg taekwondo.
HighlightsNepal were first represented by four boxers and two marathon runners at the Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games. They have yet to win an Olympic medal, although Tejbir BURA did win a gold medal in alpi
Yes, a bronze in women's singles tennis at the 2000 Games in Sydney.
Through the 2010 Games in Vancouver, Portugal has won 22 Olympic medals ... 4 gold, 7 silver, 11 bronze. Portugal's first ever Olympic medal was a bronze in team jumping (equestrian) at the 1924 Games in Paris. Portugal's first ever Olympic gold medal was won by Carlos Lopes in men's marathon at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.
Bruno Julie won Mauritius' first ever Olympic medal at the 2008 Games in Beijing when he won bronze in men's boxing, bantamweight class.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, Togo has never won an Olympic gold medal. They won their first ever a medal at the 2008 Games when Benjamin Boukpeti won bronze in men's single slalom kayaking.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, no. Only one American woman has won an Olympic medal in shot put, that being Earlene Brown who won bronze at the 1960 Summer Games in Rome.
No ... she won a bronze in javelin at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles and a silver in javelin at the 1988 Games in Seoul but no gold.
Xu Haifeng won China's first ever Olympic Gold Medal in the 50m pistol event at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and he also won the bronze in the 50m air rifle at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.
As of the 2008 Games in Beijing, no athlete from Madagascar has ever won an Olympic medal.
No, but they will win either Gold or Silver this year (2012). They lost in Mexico City (1968) against Japan for a bronze 2-0.
Not through the 2008 Games in Beijing ... Japan has won 1 Olympic medal, a bronze in women's welterweight class (67 kg) by Yoriko Okamoto at the 2000 Games in Sydney.
22 Olympic medals:Benjin(2008) - One Gold Medal & One Silver MedalAthnes (2004) - Two Silver Medals & One Bronze MedalSydney (2000) - Two Bronze MedalsAtlanta (1996) - One Gold Medal e One Bronze MedalSeoul (1988) - One Gold MedalLos Angeles (1984) - One Gold Medal & Two Bronze MedaslMontreal (1976) - Two Silver MedalsRome (1960) - One Silver MedalHelsinque (1952) - One Bronze MedalLondon (1948) - One Silver & One Bronze MedalBerlim (1936) - One Bronze MedalAmesterdm(1928) - One Bronze MedalParis (1924) - One Bronze Medal
No South American country has ever won a winter Olympic medal.
The first Indian woman to ever win an Olympic medal was Karnam Malleswari.
Italy won one bronze medal (Alessandro Pittin in normal hill/10 km) at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver. It was the first Olympic medal ever won by Italy in nordic combined.
In Olympic athletics, that is Tebbs Lloyd Johnson of Great Britain who won bronze in men's 50 kilometer walk at the 1948 Games in London at the age of 48 years, 115 days.
Through the 2006 Games in Turin, New Zealand has won 1 Winter Olympic medal (silver) and Australia has won 6 (3 gold, 3 bronze).
No athlete from the country of Samoa has won an Olympic medal. Samoa first participated in the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games.
Marcos Baghdatis had no Olympic medals.
No. As of the 2008 Games, no athlete from Malta has ever won an Olympic medal.