Q: What was the total number of Gold medals awarded at the Athens Olympics?

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There were 3,000 medals awarded at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

302 gold medals There are scheduled to be 302 events competed at the 2008 Olympics. There will be at least that many gold medals awarded.

In the 2004 Summer Olympics, Canada won a total of 12 medals:3 Gold Medals6 Silver Medals3 Bronze MedalsThey were 21st overall in the total number of medals awarded per country.

A total of 2,100 medals will be handed out at the London Games in 302 ceremonies. This is up from 958 in 302 events in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Total 302 gold medals are awarded.

Number of medals won at the Beijing Olympics: 41 medals

There were 302 events and 962 metals awarded for those events. 2 Extra silver medals were awarded after ties in the event and some events did not have playoffs for the bronze medal and 2 were awarded for 56 events. Since many events involve pairs and teams the actual number of medals is higher

There were 2 more silver medals awarded than gold medals because there were 2 ties for second place in swimming (men's 50 meter breaststroke and 100 meter butterfly). When this happens, both athletes are awarded the silver medal and no bronze medal is awarded.

The USA had the largest number of medals awarded with 104. China was next with 87. There were 962 medal awards to the athletes and each one won.

Michael Phelps is the man with the biggest number of Olympic medals he has 22 medals and 18 from them are gold medals and that fact makes him also the man with the biggest number of gold medals he also won the biggest number of medals in one Olympics in Athens in 2004 when he won 8 Olympic medals and 6 of them are gold and the 2 others are bronze that fact makes him also the man that won the biggest number of gold medals in one Olympic games.

Michael Phelps - Swimmer - 8 Gold medals Olympics 2008

London is not a specific NOC (National Olympics Committee) - the number of medals won in the Olympics is counted by individual country. Great Britain won a total of 19 gold medals at the Olympics.

A Russian gymnast with 18 medals

US tops in the maximum number of medals

This number is 18 gold medals.

China received the most gold medals at the 2008 Olympics, but not the most total medals. When a country hosts the Olympics, they have a chance to receive more medals (especially gold) as they qualify for more competitions. This helped China beat the US in the largest number of gold medals, but the US still pulled out with the most total medals. I only say this because the US almost always receives the most gold medals of any country at the Olympics. It also depends on if you decide who "wins" the Olympics by the number of total medals or the number of gold only.

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Michael Phelps is famous for participating in swimming. Over the course of his carrer, Phelps has won 16 Olympic medals in the Olympics. The number of medals won is a fifty fifty split between the Athens and Beijing. A whopping fourteen out of sixteen of these medals were gold.

96 US Medals of Honor were awarded for WWI service.

It could be China , they won the most gold medals.

Michael Phelps - 8 gold medals

As for the Winter Olympics of 2010, the country that holds the record for getting the most medals at a single Winter Olympics is Canada, and the country that has a higher total number of medals won is the United States.

199 at the most of all time.........

Michael Phelps, he got 8 gold medals for swimming

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