The summer Olympic Games, like the winter Olympic Games, are held every four years.
The black African American to win four gold medals in the 1936 olympic games was the great Jesse Owens.
There were no Olympic games this last year. The summer Olympic games only take place every four years. however, in 2008, Jamaica earned 11 Total:6 Gold 3 silver 2 BronzeRead more: How_many_olympic_medals_did_Jamaica_win_in_the_Beijing_Olympics
The Summer Modern Olympic Games occur every four years since 1896. The Winter Modern Olympic Games also occur every four years since 1924. So, since there were Summer Olympic Games in 2008, there will be Winter Olympic Games in 2010, and more Summer Olympic Games in 2012.
The United States has hosted the Summer Olympic games for four times.
Jesse Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games: 100 meter dash 200 meter dash long jump 4x100 meter relay he was really cool :)
Great Britain was one of 14 teams to compete in the first Games, the 1896 Summer Olympics, and has competed at every Games. Athletes representing Great Britain have won 715 medals at the Summer Olympic Games, and another 22 at the Winter Olympic Games. Great Britain is the only team to have won at least one gold medal at every Summer Games. The most successful British Olympian by gold medals won is Steve Redgrave, who won five consecutive gold medals; in the Coxed four in 1984 then Coxless pair 1988 to 1996 and finally Coxless four in 2000. Redgrave and cyclist Bradley Wiggins are the most bemedalled British Olympians with six medals each.
The 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin.
Mark Spitz won 11 medals (9 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze) in his Olympic career. He won four (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze) at the 1968 Summer Games in Mexico City and seven (7 gold) at the 1972 Summer Games in Munich.
The Olympic Games are every four years. There is a winter Olympics and a summer Olympics. The next summer Olympics is in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro.