1 8 9 6
forty-three
Sets of Olympic medals
were at stake in 1896
Greece
Country
Athens
City
241
Athletes
0
241
Olympic Medals
1896 – 2016
all
Olympic Medals
14
Participating
Countries
GAMES REBORN

The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games fittingly took place in its ancient birthplace of Athens. Athletes from 14 nations took part in 43 events, with Greece, Germany, Great Britain, France and the USA providing the bulk of the competitors.

Where do
the olympic medals go?
Table

Table

  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Total
  • 10 18 19 47
    01 Greece Greece
  • 11 7 2 20
    02 USA USA
  • 6 5 2 13
    03 Germany Germany
  • 5 4 2 11
    04 France France
  • 2 3 2 7
    05 Great Britain Great Britain
  • 2 1 3 6
    06 Hungary Hungary
  • 1 2 3 6
    06 Denmark Denmark
  • 2 1 2 5
    07 Austria Austria
  • 1 2 0 3
    08 Switzerland Switzerland
  • 2 0 0 2
    09 Australia Australia
  • 1 0 1 2
    09 Mixed teams Mixed teams
  • 0 0 0 0
    10 Sweden Sweden
map
43 Sets of Olympic medals
were at stake in 1896
25-30 medals
15-24 medals
10-14 medals
6-9 medals
3-5 medals
1-2 medals

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  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze
  • Total