Glenn "Jeep" Davis
A great, great name from the past! Davis won gold in 400 meter hurdles and 4X400 meter relay at the 1960 Games in Rome. He also won gold in 400 meter hurdles at the 1956 Games in Melbourne. Davis played 2 seasons (1960-1961) with the Lions as a wide receiver and had career numbers of 10 receptions for 132 yards and 0 TDs.
Another blast from the past is 'Bullet' Bob Hayes who won gold in 100 meter dash and 4x100 meter relay at the 1964 Games in Tokyo. Hayes had an 11 year career as a wide receiver with the Cowboys (1965-1974) and 49ers (1975) and ended his career with 371 receptions for 7414 yards and 71 TDs. He also scored 2 TDs rushing and another 3 on punt returns. Bob was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2009.
The Olympic gold medal is plated with six grams of pure gold. The medal is mostly silver (92.5%).
A round medal with an Olympic logo on it.
Nigeria won her first Olympic gold medal in 1876
No not really the gold medal has 92.5% silver
There are hundreds of Olympic gold medal winners alive as of 2013.
No fighter has ever won four olympic medals. The following fighters have each won threeTeofilo Stevenson of Cuba (boxing) the first fighter to win the gold medal in the same division three times.1972 Munich Games, gold medal, super-heavyweight1976 Montreal, gold medal, super-heavyweight1980 Moscow Games, gold medal, super-heavyweightHadi Saei of Iran (taekwondo) 2000 Sydney Games, bronze medal, lightweight2004 Athens Games, gold medal, lightweight2008 Beijing Game, gold medal, middleweightStephen Lopez of USA (taekwondo) 2000 Sydney Games, gold medal, lightweight2004 Athens Games, gold medal, middleweight2008 Beijing Games, bronze medal, middleweight
The gold medal is 1.34% gold and 92.5% silver.
The Olympic gold medal is awarded for coming first in an Olympic event. It looks like a small golden circle.
The 2004 Olympic gold medal team was from Cuba. The 2008 Olympic gold medal game will be between Cuba and South Korea.
The Olympic gold medal must be coated with no less than 6 grams of 24-carat gold.
Great Britain won the gold medal for Alpinism at the 1914 Olympic games.