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The U.S. ranks 3rd in Winter Olympic gold medals for mens hockey

28 February 2011 1 comment

According to the Olympic.org, the U.S. has won 2 gold medals in Mens Ice Hockey since 1920. That is enough to make the United States tied for third with Sweden. Canada and the Soviet Union are tied for first with eight gold medals each.

Entry prepared by Henry Cumoletti

The U.S. ranks 3rd in women’s discus gold medals

22 July 2010 Leave a comment

According to Olympic.org, American women have won two gold medals in discus throwing in the summer Olympics, which is enough to make the United States rank third out of the seventeen countries who have won gold medals in that event. The Soviet Union/Russia and East Germany/Germany are tied for first at five gold medals each.

The U.S. ranks 4th in women’s 400m gold medals

18 May 2010 Leave a comment

According to olympic.org, the United States has won one Olympic gold medal in the women’s 400m run, or 8.3% of all gold medals awarded in that event. That makes the United States tied for fourth with Great Britain, the Bahamas, Poland, and the Soviet Union. France ranks first, winning three gold medals, or 25.0% of all gold medals awarded in that event.