Who won the most medals in the 1976 Olympics?

Who won Olympics 1976?

The American men, led by John Naber (who took four gold medals), won all but one event and set 11 world records. Kornelia Ender, winner of four gold medals, led the East German team as it took 10 of the 11 individual events and set 8 world records.

How many Olympic medals won in 1976?

Athletes from 42 countries won at least one medal, leaving 51 countries in blank in the medals table.

1976 Summer Olympics medal table.

1976 Summer Olympics medals
Location Montreal, Canada
Highlights
Most gold medals Soviet Union (49)
Most total medals Soviet Union (125)

What happened at the 1976 Olympics?

The 1976 Montreal Games were marred by an African boycott involving 22 countries. The boycott was organised by Tanzania to protest the fact that the New Zealand rugby team had toured Apartheid South Africa and that New Zealand was scheduled to compete in the Olympic Games.

Who won the 5000 and 10000 m running event at 1976 Olympics?

Lasse Virén, (born July 22, 1949, Myrskylä, Finland), Finnish distance runner who was the first athlete to win gold medals in both the 5,000- and 10,000-metre races at consecutive Olympic Games: at Munich, West Germany, in 1972 and at Montreal in 1976.

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Who got 7th place in 800m at 1976 Montreal Olympics?

Sriram Singh clocked a time of 1:45.77 minutes in the 800m finals at the 1976 Montreal Olympics to finish 7th. He clocked 54.92 seconds for his second lap. Compared to his first lap, this pace was pedestrian. Alberto Juantorena went on to become the eventual gold medalist that day.

Who won the Olympics 1972?

Athletes from 48 NOCs won medals, leaving 73 NOCs unrepresented on the medal table. The Soviet Union edged the United States in total (99 to 94) and gold medals (50 to 33).

1972 Summer Olympics medal table.

1972 Summer Olympics medals
Most gold medals Soviet Union (50)
Most total medals Soviet Union (99)
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How many countries boycotted the 1976 Olympics?

Twenty-nine countries, mostly African, boycotted the Montreal Games when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) refused to ban New Zealand, after the New Zealand national rugby union team had toured South Africa earlier in 1976 in defiance of the United Nations’ calls for a sporting embargo.

Where was 1976 Summer Olympics?

Who won the Olympics in 1988?

1988 Summer Olympics medal table

Rank Nation Gold
1 Soviet Union (URS) 55
2 East Germany (GDR) 37
3 United States (USA) 36
4 South Korea (KOR)* 12