302 gold medals There are scheduled to be 302 events competed at the 2008 Olympics. There will be at least that many gold medals awarded.
Total Number of gold Medals awarded at the Athens Olympics were 301.
302 gold medals were awarded at the 2008 Games in Beijing. 55 different countries won gold medals with the People's Republic of China winning the most (51).
According to the 2008 games at Beijing the winning basketball team receives 2 gold medals.
612 includes 4 for relay teams
Australia won 14 Gold Medals at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008.
China- 51 Gold Medals
There were 2 more silver medals awarded than gold medals because there were 2 ties for second place in swimming (men's 50 meter breaststroke and 100 meter butterfly). When this happens, both athletes are awarded the silver medal and no bronze medal is awarded.
The U.S. won 36 gold medals at he 2008 Beijing Olympics.
14 medals are awarded in olympic gymnastics