There were 2 more silver medals awarded than gold medals because there were 2 ties for second place in swimming (men's 50 meter breaststroke and 100 meter butterfly). When this happens, both athletes are awarded the silver medal and no bronze medal is awarded.
Total 302 gold medals are awarded.
Total Number of gold Medals awarded at the Athens Olympics were 301.
By wining the highest number of Gold medals...
302 gold medals There are scheduled to be 302 events competed at the 2008 Olympics. There will be at least that many gold medals awarded.
Scotland won 29 (11 gold, 7 silver & 11 bronze) medals in the 2006 commonwealth games to finish 6th in the medals table
India had the second most gold medals at their home Commonwealth Games in 2010 with 38.
There were 3,000 medals awarded at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
96 US Medals of Honor were awarded for WWI service.
India won the second-most gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games with 38.