Jackie Joyner-Kersee won the gold medal in the long jump at the 1988 Summer Olympics with a jump of 7.40 meters which is still the Olympic record.
Sweden won in the mens competition and Canada won the womens competition.
Jackie Joyner-Kersey of the United States won the gold medal at the 1988 Olympics with a jump of 7.40 meters.
There were two gold medals awarded, one in men's competition and one in women's competition. The men's gold medal winner was Great Britain and the women's gold medal winner was Australia.
Yelena Shushunova from Russia. u go girl!
Katerina Emmons (Czech Republic) won the gold medal for the Women's 10 meter air rifle competition in the Beijin 2008 Summer Olympics.
At the 1988 Olympics, Steffi Graf of West Germany won gold over Gabriela Sabatini of Argentina in the women's singles competition.
That was Zimbabwe. That gold medal was the only medal Zimbabwe had won in Olympic competition until 2004 when Kirsty Coventry won three medals in swimming (gold in 200 meter backstroke, silver in 100 meter backstroke, bronze in 200 meter individual medley).
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The United States Women's Soccer team won the Gold medal at the 1996 Olympics
No Canadian skater or any other athlete won gold in Calgary. Brian Orser won a silver in the men's competition, Elizabeth Manley won an unexpected silver medal in the women's competition, and the ice dancing couple of Tracy Wilson and Robert McCall won a bronze.
The Gold Medal Collection was created on 1988-09-13.
Hungary won the men's gold medal and Italy won the women's gold medal at the 2004 Olympic Games in water polo and are both likely contenders for the 2008 Olympics. Update; Hungary did win the Olympic gold medal in mens water polo at Beijing in 2008 to make a hattrick of consecutive golds. The womens competition was won by the Netherlands
In Olympic competition, 0. Debi won a bronze medal in ladies singles figure skating at the 1988 Winter Games in Calgary. She did win a gold medal at the World Championships in 1986.
Alice Kathleen Mckiley
The country that had won the Gold Medal in the women's 100 meters competition during the Rio Olympics in 2016 was Jamaica due to Elaine Thompson winning the competition.
Kerri Strug is famous for having won a gold medal despite having injured her ankle. This occurred at the 1996 Olympics.
Canada won the gold medal in women's curling at the 1998 Games. Denmark won silver and Sweden won bronze.
It was Nastia Luikin who won the all-around gold medal for woman's artistic gymnastics!
Australia defeated England at the 2014 Commonwealth Games to win the Women's Hockey Gold Medal.
It was Elena Dementieva