How many gold medals has the U.S. women's basketball team won in Olympic history?

Answer Since women's basketball was added as an Olympic event in 1976, the United States has won six gold medals, one silver and one bronze as of 2010. The United States won their first gold medal in 1984... Read More »

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How many gold medals did the U.S. Olympic softball team win in 2000?

The U.S. Olympic softball team won one gold medal in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Team U.S.A. beat Team Japan in the gold medal game, 2-1. This was their second consecutive medal because they beat Chi... Read More »

How many gold medals did the USA basketball team win in the Beijing'08 Olympics?

Both the men's and the women's United States basketball teams won gold medals at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. The men's team beat the team from Spain in the gold medal game, while the ... Read More »

Who is the only javelin thrower in Olympic history to win three gold medals& four total medals?

Jan Zelezny is the only javelin thrower to win three gold medals and four total medals. The Czech Republic athlete took silver at the Seoul games in 1988, and gold in Barcelona in 1992, Atlanta in ... Read More »

Which Olympic team has won the most gold medals in the women's gymnastics competitons?

The Soviet Union has won the women's gymnastics team competition eight times, with seven of them coming in consecutive Summer Olympic Games from 1952 to 1980. The other team gold medal occurred aga... Read More »