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Facts about Athletics in the Olympics
Athletics in the Olympic Games width=  Olympics Athletics has been part of the olympic program 31 times.
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After the Rio Olympics a total of 1122 medal sets have been awarded in Olympic Athletics. Go here for an all-time list of Medalists in Athletics.

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There has been 79 different Events in Olympic Athletics.

Medal table for Athletics in the Olympics
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. USA 335258 207 800
2. URS 6455 74 193
3. GBR 5580 69 204
4. FIN 4835 31 114
5. GDR 3836 35 109
Complete Olympic Athletics Medalstanding
Athletics in the Olympic Programme
Olympic Games Venue Number of Events
Mixed Women Men
Athens 1896 Pananthenian Stadium0 0 12
Paris 1900 Racing Club, Boulogne0 0 23
St. Louis 1904 Francis Field0 0 25
London 1908 Shepherds Bush Stadium0 0 26
Stockholm 1912 Olympiastadion0 0 30
Antwerp 1920 Stade Olympique, Beerschot0 0 29
Paris 1924 Stade Olympique, Colombes0 0 27
Amsterdam 1928 Olympic Stadium0 5 22
Los Angeles 1932 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum0 6 23
Berlin 1936 Olympiastadion0 6 23
London 1948 Wembley Stadium0 9 24
Helsinki 1952 Olympiastadion0 9 24
Melbourne 1956 Melbourne Cricket Ground0 9 24
Rome 1960 Stadio Olimpico0 10 24
Tokyo 1964 Jingu National Stadium0 12 24
Mexico City 1968 Estadio Olimpico Universitario0 12 24
Munich 1972 Olympiastadion, Olympiapark0 14 24
Montreal 1976 Olympic Stadium0 14 23
Moscow 1980 Grand Arena, Lenin Stadium0 14 24
Los Angeles 1984 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum0 17 24
Seoul 1988 Olympic Stadium0 18 24
Barcelona 1992 Estadi Olimpic0 19 24
Atlanta 1996 Olympic Stadium0 20 24
Sydney 2000 Stadium Australia0 22 24
Athens 2004 Olympic Stadium0 22 24
Beijing 2008 Beijing National Stadium0 23 24
London 2012 Olympic Stadium0 23 24
Rio 2016 Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium0 23 24
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium1 23 24
Paris 2024 Stade de France1 23 24
Los Angeles 2028 LA Memorial Coliseum1 23 24
International Athletics Federation
The Olympic competitions in Athletics is organised by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in cooperation with the host city of the specific games. Follow the link for more information about world championships, the international organisation, general history of Athletics etc.
These Athletics facts about Athletics in the olympics is based on the official olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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