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Q: What was the first year the US competed in the Olympics?
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When did US first join the Olympics?

The US first competed in the 1896 Olympics in Athens.


What year were the Olympics first held in the US?

The US first hosted the Olympics in 1904.


Has the US competed in the Olympics?

Yes. Usually quite successfully too.


When was the first year the US participated in the Olympics?

1896 was the first time the United States participated in the Olympics, which was a Summer Olympics. The first Winter Olympics the U.S. participated in was in 1924.


How long have the US been competing in the modern Olympics?

The US first competed at the 1896 Games in Athens. They have been to all Summer Olympic Games except the 1980 Games in Moscow.


How many athletes competing in 2012 Olympics in US?

over 10,000 competed but it is over


At the 2004 Olympics Devin Vargas competed in which sport for the US?

Devin Vargas lost his 2004 Olympics match to Viktar Zuyev. Boxing?


What year did the US win their first gold medal at the Olympics?

The first Modern Olympics in 1896 when the US won 11 gold, 7 silver, and 2 bronze.


At the 2004 Olympics Holly McPeak competed in which sport for the US?

Beach Volleyball


Has the usa competed in every summer Olympics?

No, the US did not compete in the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. They boycotted the Games due to the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan in 1979.


What year did Teresa Edwards become the first us player to compete in 4 Olympics?

1996 Games in Atlanta. She also competed in the 2000 Games in Sydney and ended her Olympic career with 4 gold medals (1984, 1988, 1996, 2000) and 1 bronze (1992).


When did the first US Olympics happen?

The first time the US hosted the Summer Olympics was 1904 in St. Louis. The first Winter Olympics were Lake Placid, NY in 1932.


How many medals have the us won this year?

In the 2012 London Olympics US won 104 medals and got the first place


What was the first US city to hold the Olympics?

St. Louis, Missouri was the first US city to host the Olympics. It took place in 1904 and was the third Olympics.


How many Olympics have the US participated in?

The United States have competed in every single Modern Olympic with the exception of 1980 summer Olympics. That was the year President of the United States Ronald Reagan declared that United States athletes would boycott the games of the XXII (22nd) Olympiad in protest to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.


Where were First Winter Olympics in the US?

The first Winter Olympics held in the US was in Lake Placid, New York in 1932.


What year was the Olympics in the US?

2002


What year did US boycotts Olympics take place?

1980 summer Olympics


What year did US swim team first compete in Olympics?

That was the 1896 Games in Athens. No one from the team won a medal.


Who is the oldest person to complete for US in the winter Olympics?

Joseph Savage who, at 52 years and 267 days, competed in pairs figure skating at the 1932 Winter Games in Lake Placid. He and his partner, 39 year old Gertrude Meredith, finished 7th.


What events did Andy Mill win in the Olympics?

Andy Mill was a two time Olympic champion, but he did not win any medals. He was a member of the US Ski Team and competed in the downhill and combined events. He placed sixth in the downhill at the Olympics.


How many female US athletes were in 2010 Olympics?

0, there were no Olympics in the year of 2010.


Did Romans do the Olympics in the nude?

The Romans did not "do" the Olympics. The Olympics were Greek contests and one had to be a citizen of a Greek city to participate. It's quite possible that a Roman, born in a Greek city could enter, but no name has come down to us. The only Roman we know for certain that participated in the Olympics was the emperor Nero, but he competed in the poetry contests, not the athletic.


What year was the first olympic games broadcast on television?

The Berlin Olympics were the first to be televised in 1936. However, the games weren't televised in the US until 1960 (CBS).


What do marshevet means?

Marshevet is a female name with unknown origins. The most famous Marshevet would be Marshevet Hooker, a professional US sprinter who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics.