the american athlete James B.Connolly 1896
Mary Denise Rand, (born 10 February 1940) is a former English track-and-field athlete. She won the gold medal in the long jump at the 1964 Summer Olympics by breaking the world record, becoming the first-ever British female to win an Olympic gold medal in a track and field event.
No athlete from the country of Samoa has won an Olympic medal. Samoa first participated in the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games.
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As of the 2008 Games in Beijing, no athlete from Madagascar has ever won an Olympic medal.
No. As of the 2008 Games, no athlete from Malta has ever won an Olympic medal.
No athlete from Laos has ever won an Olympic medal.
No, not only has Chile not won a gymnastics medal ... they have never sent an athlete to the Olympics to compete in gymnastics.
The Long jump event was won by Irving Saladino of the Republic of Panama. This in fact was the first gold medal ever won by an athlete in this country.
As of the 2008 Games, no athlete from Malta has ever won an Olympic medal.
Through the 2008 Games, no athlete from Mali has ever won an Olympic medal.
No. Through the 2008 Games in Beijing no athlete representing North Korea has ever competed in Olympic Taekwondo.
abhinav bindra is the first Punjabi to win a medal in Olympics
Babe Didrikson at the 1932 Summer Olympics.
Eleven (11) nations and 400 athlete participated in the first Commonwealth Games, then called British Empire Games, at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in 1930.
No .... through the 2008 Games in Beijing no athlete representing North Korea has ever competed in Olympic taekwondo.
The youngest athlete to participate at the Modern Olympics was Dimitrios Loundras of Greece who was 10 years, 216 days old when he competed in men's team parallel bars gymnastics at the 1896 Games in Athens. The youngest athlete to win a gold medal is Marjorie Gestring of the United States who was 13 years, 267 days old when she won the women's springboard diving event at the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin.
The first Indian woman to ever win an Olympic medal was Karnam Malleswari.
I believe the London games was the first medal. Gold for the marathon.
valerie adams . No! Wrong answer. Valerie Adams is a shot putter from New Zealand and was not the first person to win Gold Medal. The first person , ever, to win the Gold Medal was Leonidas Pyrgos of Greece. He won the medal in Fencing at the 1896 Olympic Games in Athens.
As of the end of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, Northern Ireland has won 113 medals in the history of the games.
1924 Winter Games in Chamonix (the first ever Winter Olympics). Italy was represented by 23 athletes competing in bobsleigh, ski jumping, cross country skiing, and military ski patrol. No athlete won a medal.