Which Olympics were longest as per their duration in days?

Programme for the 1908 Summer Olympics
Host city London, United Kingdom
Nations 22
Athletes 2,008 (1,971 men, 37 women)
Events 110 in 22 sports (24 disciplines)

Which sport has been in the Olympics the longest?

Top 6 Longest Olympic Competitions

  • Cycling, 1896 Olympic Games.
  • Track and Field, men’s 50-kilometer race walk, 1932 Olympic Games.
  • Track and Field, men’s marathon, 1904 Olympic Games.
  • Triathlon, women’s, 2004 Olympic Games.
  • 1 hour, 57 minutes, 38.2 seconds.

Who won the 1908 Olympics?


Event Gold Silver
1500 metres Mel Sheppard United States Harold Wilson Great Britain
5 miles Emil Voigt Great Britain Edward Owen Great Britain
Marathon Johnny Hayes United States Charles Hefferon South Africa
110 metres hurdles Forrest Smithson United States John Garrels United States

What is the total duration of Olympic Games in days?

Today the official duration is no more than 16 days. The Games are also evolving constantly: › Since 1896, athletes from all over the world The ancient Olympic Games were the preserve of free male Greek citizens, whereas the modern Games have always been open to athletes from all over the world.

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.

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Country United States
Gold 39
Silver 41
Bronze 33
Total 113

How many types of Olympics are there in total?

Currently, the Olympic program consists of 35 different sports, 53 disciplines and more than 400 events. The Summer Olympics includes 28 sports with 38 disciplines and the Winter Olympics includes 7 sports with 15 disciplines.

When was the last Olympic held?

List of Olympic Host Cities

Olympiad Year Host City, Country
XXIX 2008 Beijing, China
XXX 2012 London, England, UK
XXXI 2016 Rio, Brazil
XXXII 2021 Tokyo, Japan
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