In the Athens 2004 Olympics Carly Patterson was the first American female to win a gold medal for the all-around. But the last time that the U.S won the TEAM gold was in 1996 with the magnificent 7.
1996 in Atlanta
Women 1996 and 2012
Gold last for a long time because it is durable. Gold jewelry will last for a long time when it is made purely of gold.
Allyson Felix from the United States won the gold with a time of 21.88
they were last 100% gold in 1912
Yes the number of gymnasts has been reduced from 7 in 1996, to 6 in 2000, to where it is now 5 in 2012
Cathy Freeman of Australia in a time of 49.11 seconds.
Gail Devers of the United States in a time of 10.94 seconds.
The US ladies last won gold in the 1998 Winter Olympics. The US men last won gold in 1980.
Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe in the world record time of 2:05.24.
At the 2008 Games in Beijing, 2:26:44 by Constantina Tomescu of Romania.