Top 5 countries that have won the most Olympic medal: Hey guys a warm welcome from my side. Olympic Games are very interesting. When they start we all are curious about the results and we hope the best for our respective countries. The main fun is all about the number of medals that our country will win in the game and we do eagerly wait for that. Do you known the top countries with more number of Olympic medals? If your answer is yes then well and good but if your answer is no then I think you must read this article till the end for updating your knowledge. Here we have listed Top 5 Countries that have won the most Olympic medal.
Top 5 Countries That Have Won The Most Olympic Medal
United States of America is on the top in this list. USA first took part in the Olympics in the year 1896. Now USA has total 2,520 medals out of which 1,022 are gold medals, 794 are silver medals and 704 are bronze medals. USA is a country that proves itself by performing well in the Olympics. USA has proved its ability in various sports like the track and field, swimming, rowing, basketball, ice hockey and many others. There are famous names that are shining in the Olympics history like Michael Phelps, Dara Torres, Ryan Lochte, Natalia coughlin, Jenny Thompson, and to name a few.
2. Soviet Union
Soviet Union stands on second position in this list. Soviet Union first took part in the Olympics in the year 1952. Now This country has won 1,204 medals in total out of which 473 are gold medals, 376 are silver medals and 355 are bronze medals. Soviet Union has some popular names with the maximum number of medals. Like Larisa Latynina for gymnastics, Nikolia Andrianov for gymnastics, Boris Shakhlin for gymnastics, Viktor chukarin again for gymnastics, and to name a few. Soviet Union has performed extremely well in the gymnastics.
Germany has grabbed third number in this list. Germany first took part in the Olympics in the year 1936. Now Germany holds total 824 medals in the Olympics out of which 269 are gold medals, 270 are silver medals and 285 are bronze medals. In 2016 there were some emerging names like Lisa Unruh, Sophie Scheder, Fabian Hambuechen, Thomas Rohler, Christopher Harting, Laura Ludwig, and many others. Germany has also hosted Olympic Games twice till the date.
4. Great Britain
The Great Britain stands on number four in this list. Great Britain was in the Olympics for the first time in the year 1896 .This beautiful country now has 806 total medals out of which 247 medals are gold, 276 are silver medals and 283 are bronze medals. There are some great names that have previously represented and are still representing Great Britain. Like Sir Bradley Wiggins, Sir Steve Redgrave, Laura Trott, Jack Beresford, and to name a few.
Italy holds number fifth position in this list. Italy took part in the Olympics first in the year 1980. Now Italy has total 663 medals out of which 235 gold medals, 200 silver medals and 228 bronze medals. There are some great names which makes the country proud by winning good number of medals. Like Piero D’Inzeo, Raimondo D’Inzeo, Edoardo Mangiarotti, Valentina Vezalli, Nedo Nadi, Silvio Fauner, Klaus Dibiasi, Alberto Tomba, and various others in the list.
We hope Olympics would give us many more stars in the future. These five countries have tried their best and so they have achieved these above positions. I hope you enjoyed reading this article and have updated your knowledge a little. Thank you for reading this article and keep visiting for more interesting topics and articles.