There is no "winning country" in the Olympics. The games celebrate human achievement not national achievement. That being said, the US has won the most medals overall in all of the Olympics, Canada may well have won the most Gold Medals in a Winter Olympics and the US may well have won the most medals of any type in any of the Winter Olympics. I don't know which country has won the most Golds and most medals overall in the Summer Olympics.
Athletes do not get paid for winning medals at the Olympics.
US tops in the maximum number of medals
The country winning the most medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics was the United States of America. The United States won 121 medals total, China came in second place with 70 medals, and Great Britain third with 67 medals.
they get it as a prize for winning the olympics.
The most successful nation was China, winning five gold medals and 12 in total.
So far the US won gold medals in certain events during the 2012 Olympics, but as to which country will win the most medals overall, that cannot be determined as of now.
china which has so far got 17 medals and i dont no whats next
i think they have sponsors ,to help pay for their trips etc. to get there to represnt their country.
All of them. Every country that are in the Olympics enter people in every event so they have more of a advantage of winning and getting most or the medals as a country. (i think :D)
USA with 36 medals
The country that is hosting the olympics.
302 events gave Gold Medals to the winning athletes
As for the Winter Olympics of 2010, the country that holds the record for getting the most medals at a single Winter Olympics is Canada, and the country that has a higher total number of medals won is the United States.
Total of 1,782 athletes won medals at 2012 Olympics. With Michael Phelps winning the most medals (6).
In 1900 it became a demonstration sport in the olympics, but they began winning medals for it in 1908.
What country has won the most medals in 2012 olympics so far
spain started winnning medals in 1886 all the way in sweedan
people get medals as they keep winning olympic games
This was Mongolia's most successful Olympics, winning the total of five Olympic medals (2 silver and 3 bronze),
Yes Country with most golds in an Olympics wins that Olympics No that is wrong The country with the most medals wins the overall olympics.If you only counted gold medals as " What country won " then why have silver or bronze , just have gold and do away with the rest. so that being said the country with the most medals wins !
USA won the most medals in the Vancouver Olympics. They won 15 silver medals.
The USA won Gold Medals in 46 events and a total of 104 medals
Russia has never won the olympics to date (by winning, meaning receiving the most medals above any other country). Russia has, however, received 498 medals in Olympic history, so it has won many of its events.