Where was the 1st Olympics held?
What country won the first Olympic medal?
A silver medal was awarded to the winner of each event during the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
1896 Summer Olympics medal table.
|1896 Summer Olympics medals|
|Most gold medals||United States (11)|
|Most total medals||Greece (47)|
Which country did the first modern Olympic champion represent?
Overall, the 1896 track-and-field program in Athens was dominated by athletes from the USA, who would go on to win nine of the 12 events.
When did America host the Olympics?
The US has also hosted the Summer Games four times (1904, 1932, 1984 and 1996). France has hosted the Winter Games three times (1924, 1968 and 1992), and the summer games twice (1900 and 1924).
How many times has America hosted Olympics?
The United States has hosted the Summer Olympic Games four times: the 1904 Games were held in St. Louis, Missouri; the 1932 and 1984 Games were both held in Los Angeles, California, and the 1996 Games were held in Atlanta, Georgia.