How are medal counts for different countries related?

How are medal counts for different countries related?

Usually, a single code corresponds to a single National Olympic Committee (NOC). When different codes are displayed for different years, medal counts are combined in the case of a simple change of IOC code (such as from HOL to NED for the Netherlands) or simple change of country name (such as from Ceylon to Sri Lanka ).

How is the all time Olympic medal table compiled?

The IOC itself does not publish all-time tables, and publishes unofficial tables only per single Games. This table was thus compiled by adding up single entries from the IOC database. The results are attributed to the IOC country code as currently displayed by the IOC database.

How many National Olympic Committees have won a medal?

After the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, 71 of the current 206 National Olympic Committees have yet to win an Olympic medal. Seven historic National Olympic Committees and the Refugee Olympic Team are also included in this list.

Who was awarded a gold medal at the 1924 Olympics?

During the 1924 Winter Olympic closing ceremony, the IOC awarded a gold medal in alpinism for the 1922 British Mount Everest expedition, which recognized 21 mountaineers, including the first athletes to be awarded medals posthumously, seven Indian sherpas who were killed in an avalanche on the third and last attempt to summit.

Which is the country with the most Olympic medals?

Olympic Medals By Country 2021 Country Gold Silver Bronze Total Olympic Medals Ukraine 38 31 60 129 Brazil 30 36 63 129 New Zealand 46 28 46 120 Greece 33 43 40 116

How many gold medals has the United States won in the Olympics?

Published by Aaron O’Neill, Jul 14, 2020 In the history of the Summer Olympics, the United States has been the most successful nation ever, with a combined total of more than 2,500 medals in 27 Olympic Games. More than one thousand of these were gold, with almost 800 silver and over 700 bronze.