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..
The Philippines already competed in 3 Winter Olympics:Sapporo 1972, Calgary 1988, and Albertville 1992. Unfortunately, not a single medal was won.
The only host country to not win a gold medal at the winter Olympics is Canada in the 1988 Olympics in Calgary. (:You love this website? Me too! 8)
Vonetta Flowers (2002 Olympic Bobsled Champion) was the 1st African-American to Win a Gold Medal in the 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.
Steven Bradbury won a medal at the 2006 winter Olympics.
United States' Sage Kotsenburg won USA first winter Olympics gold medal on Saturday.
Jesse Owens was the fisrt black to win a gold medal
it was JenniferHeil on women's moguls
Allar Levandi of Tallinn, Harju, Estonia won bronze in Men's Individual Nordic Combined at the 1988 Games in Calgary.
Hannah Kearney of the United States.
it was charlie hays, and it was on 1876.
== == 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 first Winter Olympics gold medal won by an athlete(s) representing Great Britain was won at the 1924 Games in Chamonix by the British Curling team (Willie Jackson, Robin Welsh, Tom Murray, and Laurence Jackson).
Australia's first medal in the Winter Olympics was a bronze in the men's 5000 meter short track relay at the 1994 Games in Lillehammer, Norway. Members of the relay team were Steven Bradbury, Kieran Hansen, Andrew Murtha, and Richard Nizielski.
Ski jumping has been an Olympic event since the first Winter Olympics in Chamonix in 1924. The winner of the first Olympic Gold Medal for ski jumping was Jacob Thams of Norway.
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.
Figure skater Peggy Fleming won the only gold medal for the US in the 1968 Winter Olympics.
Who became the first African American to win a medal at the winter Olympics
Short track speed skater Steven Bradbury in the men's 1000 meter event at the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City. This was the first gold medal Australia had ever won at a Winter Olympics.