Through the 2008 Games in Beijing: 4705 gold medals have been awarded in the Summer Olympics since 1896. Great Britain has won 207 of them. This is a percentage of 4.40. 774 gold medals have been awarded in the Winter Olympics since 1924. Great Britain has won 8 of them. This is a percentage of 1.03.
I know that New Zealand has won 77 medals all up but this year 2008 they will have more because the bEIJING olympics.
Great Britain hosted the Olympic Games 3 times. 1908, 1948 and 2012.
Through the 2010 Games in Vancouver, 55 (13 gold, 25 silver, 17 bronze). All of Jamaica's medals have been won in the Summer Olympics and all but one, a bronze in cycling, have been in athletics.
There have been two winter Olympic games held in Japan. In the winter Olympics in Nagano in 1998, US women won four (4) gold medals. Three (3) individual gold medals and a team gold for the ice hockey. The total of gold medals won by Americans was six. US men won two (2). See the Related Link for "US medals at Nagano 1998" more more on the answer.
That is the former Soviet Union with 62 weightlifting medals ... 39 gold, 21 silver, 2 bronze.
According to answers.com, as of the 2008 Games in Beijing 12,796 medals have been awarded in the Summer Olympics and 2,311 medals have been awarded in the Winter Olympics.
'England' participates as Great Britain in the Olympics, individuals in the team can come from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Great Britain has won 715 medals in the Summer Olympics, 22 at the Winter. Out of all participating countries, Great Britain is the only country to have at least one Gold at every Summer Olympics. Great Britain has been most successful at Athletics, Rowing, Sailing and Cycling.
They are listed under Great Britain so no metals are won by Scots
Sailing was introduced to the Olympics at the 1900 Games in Paris. It was not contested in the 1904 Games but came back in 1908 and has been at each Summer Olympics since. The United States has won the most sailing medals (57) in the Olympics and Great Britain has won the most gold medals (20).
The Olympics have been around since the ancient Romans. But the modern Olympics have been around sinse 1924.
Great Britain beat Australia at the 2008 Olympics