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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 1062 833 741 2636
Winter Olympics 114 121 94 329
Top Sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.   Athletics 345269 213 827
2.   Swimming 258183 145 586
3.   Wrestling 5745 40 142
4.   Shooting 5731 28 116
5.   Boxing 5027 41 118
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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