Ice Skater Debbie Thomas was the first African American to win a medal at a Winter Olympics, winning the bronze medal in ladies figure skating at the 1988 winter Olympics. She is now an orthopedic surgeon..
Steven Bradbury won a medal at the 2006 winter Olympics.
Steven Bradbury won Australia's first-ever Winter Olympics Gold Medal, when he survived a last-lap crash to win the 1000m event in the short-track speed skating.He was also was a member of the 5000m relay team that won Australia's first-ever Winter Olympics medal, Bronze at the 1994 Lillehammer Olympics.
Vonetta Flowers (2002 Olympic Bobsled Champion) was the 1st African-American to Win a Gold Medal in the Winter Olympics
it was JenniferHeil on women's moguls
Jesse Owens was the fisrt black to win a gold medal
United States' Sage Kotsenburg won USA first winter Olympics gold medal on Saturday.
Hannah Kearney of the United States.
it was charlie hays, and it was on 1876.
Who became the first African American to win a medal at the winter Olympics
Silver Medal :D
Figure skater Peggy Fleming won the only gold medal for the US in the 1968 Winter Olympics.
at least 15
Russia won the bronze medal in Ice dancing at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.
It is the gold medal.
1994 Winter Games in Lillehammer. Australia's first ever Winter Olympics medal was a bronze in men's 5000 meter relay short track speed skating. The members of the relay team were Steven Bradbury, Andrew Murtha, Richard Nizielski, and Kieran Hansen.
== == 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.
The silver medal for the Ice dancing event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics went to Canada.
abhinav bindra is the first Punjabi to win a medal in Olympics
India won first gold medal in 1928 summer olympics.