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United States of America at the Olympics
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Olympic facts about United States of America
NOC: United States of America

IOC code:


Olympic debut:


Athens 1896

Winter:  Chamonix 1924

Olympic participation:


1896-1976, 1984 and onwards

Winter:  1924 and onwards
American Olympic Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
Summer Olympics 1022 793 707 2522
Winter Olympics 105 112 87 304
Top Sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.   Athletics 337258 206 801
2.   Swimming 247173 136 556
3.   Wrestling 5443 35 132
4.   Shooting 5429 27 110
5.   Boxing 5024 40 114
Complete list of United States of America's medals in Olympic sports
United States of America has also won medals in cooperation with other NOCS. For a list of these medals see List of medals won by cooperating nocs.

The medal count for Summer and Winter Olympics is representing medals won in competitions which in the course of time have finally become part of either the summer olympics or the winter olympics. The division between summer and winter olympic games did not exist until 1924 and in the period before this winter and summer sports were on a few occasions present at the olympics side by side.

These facts about United States of America at the olympics are based on the official reports of the olympics and the games-encyclo's olympic database
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