Daley Thompson won a gold medal in the decathlon at the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympic Games.
That was welterweight boxer Ted Morgan at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam.
Edwin Flack was the first Australian male to win a gold medal in Olympics.He won a gold medal in Mens 800m race in Athens on 1896 olympics.
Irving Saladino won the gold medal in long jump at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing with a jump of 8.34 meters (27 feet, 4 1/4 inches).
That was Ross Rebagliati of Canada in Giant Slalom at the 1998 Games in Nagano.
Canada and the United States. Canada defeated the USA, 5-2, to win the gold medal. Joe Sakic and Jerome Iginla each scored twice for Canada in the gold medal game.
The winner of the Male all-around is Paul Hamm. The winner od the Female all-around is Carly Patterson.
Kuzuo Kitamura of Japan.Kitamura was 14 years, 10 months old when he won gold in the men's 1500 meter freestyle at the 1932 Summer Games in Los Angeles. He is the youngest male athlete, whose age can be documented, to win a gold medal in an individual event in Olympic history.
Cecil Cooke and Durward Knowles in two person keelboat sailing at the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo.