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The first ever Olympic winner, according to tradition, was Coerobus in 776BC. In 1896, the first modern Olympic games, the winners received a silver medal.

The gold medal wasn't used until the 1904 summer Olympics. There were 91 events, so 91 gold medalists - a list of the winners can be found in the related links.

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