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.
A total of 311 athletes from 13 countries participated in the first Olympics, where the US placed first, defeating Greece.
The United States participated in the first modern Olympics in Athens in 1896, and since then they have participated in every Olympics except for the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow.
The US first hosted the Olympics in 1904.
All but 1980.
The first Modern Olympics in 1896 when the US won 11 gold, 7 silver, and 2 bronze.
The US first competed in the 1896 Olympics in Athens.
The United States has participated in all twenty Winter Olympic Games. (Chamonix 1924 to Turin 2006.)
one is Tonie Campbell - Hurdles
The first time the US hosted the Summer Olympics was 1904 in St. Louis. The first Winter Olympics were Lake Placid, NY in 1932.
Every time except for one year when it was held in Moscow and they were ordered not to go because of the cold war and the feud between USA and the soviet union