The first gold medal of the 2008 Games was won by Katerina Emmons of the Czech Republic in women's 10 meter air rifle shooting.
He got his medal in 2008 in Beijing.
China has 51 gold medals at the 2008 olympics.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, no athlete from Bolivia has won an Olympic medal.
Men: Argentina Women: United States
Softball was introduced as an Olympic medal sport for women in 1996. The United States won the gold medal at those Olympic Games held in Atlanta. As of now, softball is scheduled to be discontinued as an Olympic sport after the 2008 Games in Beijing.
Men: Germany Women: Netherlands
As of the 2008 Games in Beijing, no athlete from Madagascar has ever won an Olympic medal.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, some of the countries that have never won an Olympic medal are Monaco, American Samoa, Andorra, Oman, Nepal, Tibet, Fiji, Sierra Leone, and Swaziland.
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.
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.
Abhinav Bindra became the first Indian to win an individual Olympic Gold Medal when he won the 10m air rifle at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Argentina won the football gold medal at the 2008 Games in Beijing. Nigeria won silver and Brazil won bronze.
The first Australian to win a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games was swimmer Stephanie Rice. She won the women's 400 individual medley in a world record time of 4.29.45. This first medal of the 2008 Olympics was also Australia's 400th summer Olympic medal. This was Rice's Olympic debut. She went on to win gold again in the 200m individual medley with a new world record time of 2 minutes 8.34 seconds. She then won her third gold medal as part of the 4 x 200 metre freestyle relay team.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, no athlete representing New Zealand has won an Olympic medal in gymnastics.
The 2004 Olympic gold medal team was from Cuba. The 2008 Olympic gold medal game will be between Cuba and South Korea.
Sizewise, that would be Monaco at 1.95 square kilometers. Monaco first participated in the Summer Olympics in 1920 and the Winter Olympics in 1984. As of the 2008 Games, no athlete from Monaco has ever won an Olympic medal.
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China won the most gold medals at their own olympics, 51 golds.
The last gold medal of the Beijing Olympics went to Samuel Wanjiru (Kenya) for the Men's Marathon
August 15, 2008 in women's individual all-around at the 2008 Games in Beijing.