In the modern Olympics, that was James Connolly of the United States who won the triple jump on April 6, 1896. History has several myths as to the origin of the Ancient Games. One is that the Greek hero Heracles won a foot race of about 200 meters and then decreed that this race should be run every four years. This turned into being the Olympic Games.
The first Olympic champion in recorded history was a naked runner, Coroebus (a cook from Elis), who won the only event the stade.
The first winners got olive wreaths or a crown
real gold medals
by meadals i guess
a olive crown
An olive wreath
Cups or trophies.
the first Olympic game honored the Greek god Zeus! Also forthe Olympic winners got crowns made from leaves and vinesfrom a special tree!
As of the 2008 Games in Beijing, no athlete from Madagascar has ever won an Olympic medal.
According to Professor Robert K. Barney, podia were first used at the 1930 British Empire Games (now Commonwealth Games) in Hamilton and subsequently during the 1932 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles and Winter Games in Lake Placid.