He was the first black athlete to win the most medals
The US won 4 medals at the first Winter Olympics in 1924: 1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze.
Clara Hughes, a Canadian cyclist and speed skater, will carry the flag in the 2010 Winter Olympics opening ceremony. She is the first athlete to win multiple medals in both the Summer and Winter games.
1924 Winter Games in Chamonix. Norway won 17 medals (4 gold, 7 silver, 6 bronze) at the 1924 Games, the first ever Winter Olympics. Speed skater Roald Larsen won the most medals of any Norwegian athlete with 5 (2 silver, 3 bronze).
Michael Johnson (USA).
the first winter Olympics were held on 1924 the first winter Olympics were in 1924 in chamonix,France
The first winter Olympics started in 1924.
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.
The first winter Olympics took plaace in 1924.
The First winter Olympics was in Chamonix,France in 1924.
China sent 24 athletes to the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid to compete in figure skating, speed skating, alpine skiing, cross country skiing, and biathlon. They did not win any medals. The 1980 Winter Olympics were the first Winter Olympics that China competed in.
Viktor Balck (not Black) was a member of the International Olympic Committee at the time the Olympic Winter Games were first held in 1924, but he did not compete as an athlete.
Muhammad Abbas. Muhammad finished 79th in men's giant slalom alpine skiing. He was the first athlete representing Pakistan to ever compete in the Winter Olympics.
Jim Thorpe, named "Greatest male athlete of the first half century" by the Associated Press, won gold medals in the decathlon and pentathlon in the 1912 olympics.
Sweden competed at the first Winter Olympics in 1924 held at Chamonix, France. They won 2 medals at the 1924 Winter Games, 1 gold by Gillis Grafstrom in men's singles figure skating and 1 silver by the curling team.
The 3 gold medals and 1 silver won by Janica Kostelic at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics were the first Winter medals won by a Croatian.
the first winter Olympics were in Chamonix France.
The first Winter Olympics was in 1924.
The 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris were the first Olympics at which a Canadian athlete participated.
25 total, 9 of them were gold. We were in second place for most medals in 2006. Germany was first with 29. nbcolympics.com
1928 Winter Games in St. Moritz. The Netherlands were represented by 7 athletes that participated in speed skating and bobsleigh. They won no medals.