How many countries did participate in the Olympics?
Below is a list of all the 206 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) that are currently recognized by the International Olympic Committee, repesenting most countries and several terriortories from around the world.
Who won the 1912 Olympic marathon?
Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics – Men’s marathon
|Men’s marathon at the Games of the V Olympiad|
|Competitors||68 from 19 nations|
|Winning time||2:36:54.8 OR|
|Ken McArthur South Africa Christian Gitsham South Africa Gaston Strobino United States|
How many countries participated in first Olympics?
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was formed, and the first Games were planned for 1896 in Athens, the capital of Greece. In Athens, 280 participants from 13 nations competed in 43 events, covering track-and-field, swimming, gymnastics, cycling, wrestling, weightlifting, fencing, shooting, and tennis.
Who won the Olympics in 1988?
1988 Summer Olympics medal table
|1||Soviet Union (URS)||55|
|2||East Germany (GDR)||37|
|3||United States (USA)||36|
|4||South Korea (KOR)*||12|
Which country won the Olympics in 1904?
The Soviet Union came closest to beating the record with 195 medals at the 1980 Summer Olympics and currently is in second place. The Soviets, however, won a record 80 gold medals, surpassing 78 golds won by the Americans in 1904.
|Nation||United States (USA)*|