Through the 2008 Games in Beijing no woman athlete, American or other country, has won 5 Olympic gold medals in Track and Field. The most won by an American woman is 4 by Evelyn Ashford, 1 in the 100 meter dash and 3 in the 4x100 meter relay.
John Taylor (Track and Field, 1908).
Facts about how Bessie Coleman contributed to her field.
Carl Lewis was an American track and field athlete who won 10 medals in Olympic competition.
29 gold medals have been awarded in Olympic field hockey, 21 in the men's competition and 8 in the women's competition. 24 gold medals have been awarded in Olympic ice hockey, 21 in the men's competition and 3 in the women's competition.
India has won 10 medals in field hockey in the Olympic Games.
Their Olympic Field Hockey Team.
The Netherlands won 4 gold medals in the Olympic Games.
There were two gold medals awarded, one in men's competition and one in women's competition. The men's gold medal winner was Great Britain and the women's gold medal winner was Australia.