The last gold medal of the Beijing Olympics went to Samuel Wanjiru (Kenya) for the Men's Marathon
As of the 2008 Games, that was the 2000 Olympics in Sydney when the US team defeated the team from France, 85-75, in the gold medal game.
2008 summer: Micheal felps 2010 winter: Sean white
Ashton Eaton won the gold medal in the 2012 Olympics.
Ben Ainslie in sailing at the 2000, 2004, and 2008 Summer Games.
Not only did she fail to medal, she was dead last in the final.
2012 london olympics