The ancient Olympic Games were initially a one-day event until 684 BC, when they were extended to three days. In the 5th century B.C., the Games were extended again to cover five days. The ancient Games included running, long jump, shot put, javelin, boxing, pankration and equestrian events.
How many gold medals are in the Olympics?
Sporting News tracked the top 15 countries in terms of medal count during the 2021 Tokyo Games. The table below is sorted by most gold medals won and also includes tallies for silver, bronze and the total medals.
Olympic medal count 2021.
What country has won the most Olympic Games?
Here are the 10 countries with the most Olympic medals:
- United States (2827 medals)
- United Kingdom (883 medals)
- Germany (855 medals)
- France (840 medals)
- Italy (701 medals)
- Sweden (652 medals)
- China (608 medals)
- Russia (546 medals)