There were 3,000 medals awarded at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
302 gold medals There are scheduled to be 302 events competed at the 2008 Olympics. There will be at least that many gold medals awarded.
A total of 2,100 medals will be handed out at the London Games in 302 ceremonies. This is up from 958 in 302 events in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Total 302 gold medals are awarded.
Number of medals won at the Beijing Olympics: 41 medals
In the 2004 Summer Olympics, Canada won a total of 12 medals:3 Gold Medals6 Silver Medals3 Bronze MedalsThey were 21st overall in the total number of medals awarded per country.
There were 302 events and 962 metals awarded for those events. 2 Extra silver medals were awarded after ties in the event and some events did not have playoffs for the bronze medal and 2 were awarded for 56 events. Since many events involve pairs and teams the actual number of medals is higher
The USA had the largest number of medals awarded with 104. China was next with 87. There were 962 medal awards to the athletes and each one won.
There were 2 more silver medals awarded than gold medals because there were 2 ties for second place in swimming (men's 50 meter breaststroke and 100 meter butterfly). When this happens, both athletes are awarded the silver medal and no bronze medal is awarded.
Michael Phelps is the man with the biggest number of Olympic medals he has 22 medals and 18 from them are gold medals and that fact makes him also the man with the biggest number of gold medals he also won the biggest number of medals in one Olympics in Athens in 2004 when he won 8 Olympic medals and 6 of them are gold and the 2 others are bronze that fact makes him also the man that won the biggest number of gold medals in one Olympic games.
Michael Phelps - Swimmer - 8 Gold medals Olympics 2008