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Amsterdam 1928 Olympics Medals Table

Amsterdam 1928 Olympics medals table comprises countries ranked in accordance to the number of medals won during the Games. Held in and around Amsterdam in the Netherlands from 17 May 1928 to 22 August 1928, the 1928 Summer Olympics witnessed a total of 2,883 athletes (277 women & 2,606 men), hailing from 46 countries, participating in 14 different sports and 109 events. The United States of America won maximum number of gold medals(22), followed by Germany and France, which won 10 and 8 gold medals respectively.

In addition to the usual gold, silver and bronze Olympic medals, 327 sports medals and 29 arts medals were also awarded during the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. Around 5,901 souvenir medals were also awarded in addition to 5,129 medals, which were given away to officials and contestants and 762 medals, which were presented to individuals who'd contributed to the Summer Olympics by rendering different types of services. The list of souvenir medals hasn't been displayed in the below medals table. The Summer Olympics of 1920 had Luigina Giavotti (aged 11 years and 301 days) as the youngest participant and Arthur Von Pongracz (aged 64 years and 46 days) as the oldest participant. Two Switzerland-based athletes named Hermann Hanggi and Georges Miez won maximum number of medals in Amsterdam 1928 Olympics.

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Last updated on : July 11, 2016

Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.


Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.

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