Originally held at Olympia in Greece between the 8th century BC and the 4th century AD, the Olympic Games returned in 1896 after a 1500 year hiatus. A few sports have been featured on every occasion since then, others have slipped into obscurity, some have found a new home within the Winter Olympics, and more continue to be introduced. One thing hasn't changed though, the colour of that elusive medal presented to the champion.

A circular chart displays the number of gold medals awarded within each sport throughout the years and a series of tables discloses the countries which obtained them.

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Harrysafraz's picture

Great info

Posted Jul 21, 2012
Views: 3758
Tags 2012 Olympics, gold medal, Olympic Games, Olympics, sport
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