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Games: 27 summer games in 19 countries
Events: 377 distinct events in 37 sports

Participants: 3,579 (2,381 men and 1,197 women)
Youngest Participant: Ian Johnston (13 years, 75 days), 1960 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: Mary Hanna (61 years, 253 days), 2016 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Leisel Jones and Ian Thorpe (9 medals)

37 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1972 2016 31 18 13 1 2 3 5 athletes with 1 medal
2 Art Competitions 1924 1932 2 1 1
3 Athletics 1896 2016 504 320 184 20 27 28 75 Shirley Strickland de la Hunty (7 medals)
4 Badminton 1992 2016 32 15 17
5 Baseball 1996 2004 59 59 0 1 1 24 athletes with 1 medal
6 Basketball 1956 2016 154 100 54 3 2 5 Kristi Harrower and Lauren Jackson (4 medals)
7 Beach Volleyball 1996 2016 22 6 16 1 1 2 Natalie Cook and Kerri-Ann Pottharst (2 medals)
8 Boxing 1924 2016 113 111 2 1 3 4 4 athletes with 1 medal
9 Canoeing 1956 2016 127 90 37 3 8 13 24 Clint Robinson and Ken Wallace (3 medals)
10 Cycling 1920 2016 212 170 42 14 19 18 51 Anna Meares (6 medals)
11 Diving 1920 2016 66 32 34 3 3 7 13 Robert Newbery (3 medals)
12 Equestrianism 1960 2016 70 46 24 6 3 3 12 Andrew Hoy (4 medals)
13 Fencing 1952 2008 67 47 20
14 Football 1956 2016 153 109 44
15 Golf 2016 2016 4 2 2
16 Gymnastics 1956 2016 71 25 46
17 Handball 2000 2000 30 15 15
18 Hockey 1956 2016 233 144 89 4 3 5 12 10 athletes with 3 medals
19 Judo 1964 2016 72 49 23 2 2 Mária Pekli and Ted Boronovskis (1 medal)
20 Modern Pentathlon 1952 2016 24 20 4 1 1 Chloe Esposito (1 medal)
21 Rhythmic Gymnastics 1984 2016 7 0 7
22 Rowing 1924 2016 349 262 87 11 15 14 40 3 athletes with 4 medals
23 Rugby Sevens 2016 2016 25 13 12
24 Sailing 1948 2016 142 118 24 11 8 8 27 7 athletes with 2 medals
25 Shooting 1948 2016 116 81 35 5 1 5 11 Michael Diamond and Russell Mark (2 medals)
26 Softball 1996 2008 33 0 33 1 3 4 3 athletes with 4 medals
27 Swimming 1900 2016 397 204 192 60 67 66 193 Leisel Jones and Ian Thorpe (9 medals)
28 Synchronized Swimming 1984 2016 35 0 35
29 Table Tennis 1988 2016 27 16 11
30 Taekwondo 2000 2016 16 8 8 1 1 2 Lauren Burns and Daniel Trenton (1 medal)
31 Tennis 1896 2016 41 25 16 1 1 3 5 Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde (2 medals)
32 Trampolining 2000 2016 5 3 2 1 1 Ji Wallace (1 medal)
33 Triathlon 2000 2016 21 11 10 1 2 2 5 5 athletes with 1 medal
34 Volleyball 2000 2012 44 32 12
35 Water Polo 1948 2016 155 110 45 1 2 3 5 athletes with 2 medals
36 Weightlifting 1948 2016 60 53 7 1 1 2 4 4 athletes with 1 medal
37 Wrestling 1924 2016 73 72 1 1 2 3 3 athletes with 1 medal