Singapore has never hosted the Olympic games
Nigeria won her first Olympic gold medal in 1876
The Olympic gold medal is awarded for coming first in an Olympic event. It looks like a small golden circle.
Norman pritchard in 1900
The gold medal is an award given to the first place winners in Olympic events. The most recent Olympics in China followed in this tradition.
The Winnipeg Falcons.
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.
South Korea's first Olympic gold medal was won by Yang Jeong-Mo in men's freestyle wrestling, featherweight class, at the 1976 Games in Montreal.