== == In the SUMMER Olympics, I think it was Stephanie Rice. Steven Bradbury was the first Australian athelete to win gold in the Winter Olympics. It was for the 1,000 metre short track speed skating in the 2002 games. Australia is the only country in the southern hemisphere to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics.
There are alot of athletes that went to the Beijing 2008 Olympics. 433 athletes went to the 2008 Olympics, which is the second most amount of Australian athletes that have gone to the Olympics Athens was first with 482 Australian athletes that went.
Tom did not win a medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
Bruno Julie won Mauritius's first medal ever, bronze, in weightlifting during the 2008 Olympics. That was their only medal during the 2008 Olympics.
The first Australian to win a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games was swimmer Stephanie Rice. She won the women's 400 individual medley in a world record time of 4.29.45. This first medal of the 2008 Olympics was also Australia's 400th summer Olympic medal. This was Rice's Olympic debut. She went on to win gold again in the 200m individual medley with a new world record time of 2 minutes 8.34 seconds. She then won her third gold medal as part of the 4 x 200 metre freestyle relay team.
Tom didn't win a medal in the 2008 Olympics.
Elena won a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. She has also won a silver medal at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.
Sally McLellan's first Olympics was the 2008 Games in Beijing. She won a silver medal in the women's 100 meter hurdles.
Cullen Jones won a gold medal in the 4x100 freestyle relay in 2008.
None. As of the 2008 Games in Beijing, no Australian gymnist has ever won a medal in Olympic competition.