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Games: 29 summer games in 20 countries
Events: 651 distinct events in 52 sports

Participants: 116,713 (87,847 men and 28,852 women) from 230 countries
Youngest Participant: GRE Dimitrios Loundras (10 years, 216 days), 1896 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: SWE Oscar Swahn (72 years, 281 days), 1920 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): USA Michael Phelps (28 medals)
Most Medals (Country): USA United States (2546 medals)

29 Games

Year City Country Countries Participants Men Women Sports Events
2016 Rio de Janeiro Brazil 207 11,191 6,147 5,037 34 306
2012 London Great Britain 205 10,517 5,864 4,653 32 302
2008 Beijing China 204 10,902 6,290 4,610 34 303
2004 Athina Greece 201 10,560 6,257 4,303 34 301
2000 Sydney Australia 200 10,648 6,579 4,068 34 300
1996 Atlanta United States 197 10,344 6,820 3,521 31 271
1992 Barcelona Spain 169 9,386 6,659 2,721 29 257
1988 Seoul South Korea 159 8,454 6,249 2,203 27 237
1984 Los Angeles United States 140 6,799 5,224 1,567 26 221
1980 Moskva Soviet Union 80 5,259 4,135 1,123 23 203
1976 Montréal Canada 92 6,073 4,812 1,260 23 198
1972 München West Germany 121 7,114 6,053 1,060 23 195
1968 Ciudad de México Mexico 112 5,558 4,775 783 20 172
1964 Tokyo Japan 93 5,137 4,457 680 21 163
1960 Roma Italy 83 5,352 4,738 613 19 150
1956 Melbourne Australia 67 3,189 2,818 371 18 145
1952 Helsinki Finland 69 4,932 4,411 521 19 149
1948 London Great Britain 59 4,397 3,950 446 21 149
1936 Berlin Germany 49 4,484 4,123 361 24 143
1932 Los Angeles United States 47 1,922 1,721 201 18 126
1928 Amsterdam Netherlands 46 3,250 2,937 312 17 120
1924 Paris France 45 3,256 3,100 156 20 130
1920 Antwerpen Belgium 29 2,677 2,599 78 25 160
1912 Stockholm Sweden 29 2,424 2,356 53 17 107
1908 London Great Britain 22 2,024 1,980 44 24 109
1906 Athina Greece 21 841 835 6 13 74
1904 St. Louis United States 15 650 644 6 18 95
1900 Paris France 31 1,224 1,201 23 20 95
1896 Athina Greece 12 176 176 0 9 43

Athlete Medal Leaders

Athlete Gold Silver Bronze Total
Michael Phelps (USA) 23 3 2 28
Larysa Latynina (URS) 9 5 4 18
Nikolay Andrianov (URS) 7 5 3 15
Borys Shakhlin (URS) 7 4 2 13
Edoardo Mangiarotti (ITA) 6 5 2 13
Takashi Ono (JPN) 5 4 4 13
Paavo Nurmi (FIN) 9 3 0 12
Birgit Fischer-Schmidt (GER, GDR) 8 4 0 12
Sawao Kato (JPN) 8 3 1 12
Jenny Thompson (USA) 8 3 1 12
Ryan Lochte (USA) 6 3 3 12
Dara Torres (USA) 4 4 4 12
Aleksey Nemov (RUS) 4 2 6 12
Natalie Coughlin (USA) 3 4 5 12

Country Medal Leaders

Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States 1036 802 708 2546
Soviet Union 395 319 296 1010
Great Britain 272 313 293 878
Germany 230 258 282 770
France 232 251 285 768
Italy 219 189 197 605
China 227 162 154 543
Sweden 146 175 188 509
Hungary 178 154 173 505
Australia 146 167 191 504