Ever wonder where the countries stand in the all-time Olympic medal standings? Well, check out the list here. Obviously, not all countries are listed (there are WAY too many!) but, here are the top 10.
1. United States Gold 897 Silver 693 Bronze 606 Total 2196
2. Soviet Union/Unified Team Gold 440 Silver 357 Bronze 325 Total 1122
3. Great Britain Gold 190 Silver 245 Bronze 242 Total 677
4. Germany Gold 180 Silver 212 Bronze 226 Total 618
5. France Gold 184 Silver 192 Bronze 224 Total 600
6. Italy Gold 182 Silver 148 Bronze 165 Total 495
7. Sweden Gold 142 Silver 156 Bronze 172 Total 470
8. Hungary Gold 156 Silver 136 Bronze 158 Total 450
9. East Germany Gold 153 Silver 129 Bronze 127 Total 409
10. Australia Gold 120 Silver 126 Bronze 151 Total 397
Here’s a complete 2008 Olympic Medal Count broken down by country, men, women and mixed sports as well as Gold, Silver and Bronze medal finishes.
I figured since the Beijing 2008 Olympic games are taking place, everyone who wants to be updated but doesn’t want to watch it can just check here. I will be updating this list as soon as I find out the medal winners.
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Perhaps I have strayed a bit from my usual education based topics, but blogging about the Olympics is indeed educational. Sports are based around the fundamentals of motivation, strength, intelligence, strategy and endurance – many of the same qualities needed to succeed in school.
So now that I have defended my Olympic postings, here is a breakdown of all the Olympic medals that have been won so far.
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USA 26 Gold, 82 total
China 45 Gold, 79 total
Russia 13 Gold, 45 total
Great Britain 16 Gold, 37 total
Australia 11 Gold, 36 total
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A wonderfully useful interactive map on the number of Olympic medal winners by country, beginning with the first of the games in Athens in 1896, where only eleven countries competed, running all the way through to Bejing in 2008 with seventy-five countries participating. The perfect list for statisticians and those who love them.Read Full Story
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