James Brendan Connolly.
James Connelly won the first medal in Modern Olympics History.
beijing china, 2008
The first Olympic medal was won by James Cleveland Owens, a.k.a. Jesse Owens.
It is the gold medal.
The USA Basketball Team lead by Kobe Bryant and Lebron James won the 2008 Beijing Olympics Basketball Gold Medal.
abhinav bindra is the first Punjabi to win a medal in Olympics
India won first gold medal in 1928 summer olympics.
Lebron has won 2 Olympic Medals, a Bronze Medal at the 2004 games and a Gold Medal at the 2008 games.
USA (1896 James Connelly - Men's Triple Jump)
John Baxter Taylor was the first African American person to receive a gold medal in the Olympics. He received this gold medal in the Olympics of 1908.
latvian cyclist won the first medal in olympics 2012
Simon Ammann was the first gold medal winner of the 2010 Olympics.
The modern Olympics began in 1896. James Connolly was the first medal recipient in the modern games. He won at the event called the Hop, Skip, Jump.?æ
The first gold medalist in the Modern Olympics was James Connolly of the United States in the triple jump in the 1896 Games in Athens.
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.