1896, the year of the first modern Olympics.
as a matter of fact, it was at the 1904 St. Louis Games that medals for the top three athletes were introduced. From 1986 at the first modern Olympics up until 1904, only the first two placegetters received a medal and it was gold for first and silver for second.
Soccer was introduced in the Olympic Games in 1990.
1928 at the Amsterdam Games. The Olympic torch relay was introduced for the 1936 Berlin Games
There are 302 events at the 2008 Olympic Games in which medals will be handed out.
America has won a total of 2298 Olympic medals and 253 winter Olympic medals. They have already won 11 medals in the 2012 Olympic games and it has only been on for 3 days!!!
473 total medals for Summer games 517 total Olympic medals88 total medals were won in the 2012 London Olympics473 total medals for Summer games 517 total Olympic medals
51 gold medals
Kristin Otto (6 Gold medals in a single Olympic).
India has won 10 medals in field hockey in the Olympic Games.
Jessica Ennis currently had no Olympic medals.
Israel hasn't won any Olympic medals in London 2012 Olympic games.