It is the gold medal.
First place = a gold medal Second place = a silver medal Third place = a bronze medal
Bronze medal is awarded for third place.
abhinav bindra is the first Punjabi to win a medal in Olympics
India won first gold medal in 1928 summer olympics.
Fourth place in an Olympics event does not win a medal.
latvian cyclist won the first medal in olympics 2012
Simon Ammann was the first gold medal winner of the 2010 Olympics.
In the Olympics, a silver medal means you earned 2nd place.
The cold one
They have won no medals in total for basketball in the Olympics 4 times finishing in fourth place.