Who was the first Olympic champion?

On 6 April 1896, the American James Connolly won the triple jump to become the first Olympic champion in more than 1,500 years.

Who won the Ancient Olympics?

The ancient Olympic Games began in the year 776 BC, when Koroibos, a cook from the nearby city of Elis, won the stadion race, a foot race 600 feet long.

Does America win most gold medals?

Tokyo marks the seventh consecutive Olympics that the United States has taken home the most overall medals. China leaves Tokyo with the second most gold medals (38) and the second most overall medals (88). Host nation Japan won the third most gold medals (27).

USA edges China, takes home most gold medals from Tokyo Olympics.

Country USA
Gold 39
Silver 41
Bronze 33
Total 113

Which city has hosted the Olympics 3 times?

Stockholm hosted the 1912 Summer Olympics and the equestrian portion of the 1956 Summer Olympics. London became the first city to have hosted three Games with the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Host cities for Summer and Winter Olympic Games.

City Los Angeles
Year 1984
Opening ceremony 28 July 1984
Closing ceremony 12 August 1984

What is the oldest Olympic sport still played today?

The running race known as stadion or stade is the oldest Olympic Sport in the world.

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