abhinav bindra is the first Punjabi to win a medal in Olympics
Gold medals were not awarded in the first Olympics of the modern era. The first gold medal was given at the 1904 Olympics; the country to win the first one was the United States.
latvian cyclist won the first medal in olympics 2012
AUSTRIA was the first country to win the Olympics in swimming.
Karman Malleswari was the first Indian woman to win a bronze medal in the Olympics when she medalled in the Women's 69kg category in Weightlifting at the Sydney Olympics and she is still the only Indian Woman to medal at an Olympics.
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a gold medal if you come first, a silver medal if you come second and a bronze medal if you com third.
The first country to win a gold medal in the modern olympics 1896 was the U.S.A. It was won by James B. Connolly in the hop,skip,jump event.
obama was the first mexican to win