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Barcelona 1992 Olympic Medals Table


The ranking of National Olympic Committees (NOCs) displayed on 1992 Barcelona Olympics Medals Table is based on information provided by the International Olympic Committee. The NOCs have been sorted according to number of gold, silver and finally bronze medals earned by a nation. The 1992 Barcelona Olympics were held in Barcelona, Spain, from 25 July to 9 August, 1992. It has a total of 9,356 athletes participating in 257 events that were held in 28 different sports. These athletes hailed from 169 different countries.

While athletes from 64 countries won at least one medal, 105 countries were left without any medal. The Unified Team (ex-USSE) became the maximum medal-winning country by earning 45 gold, 38 silver and 29 bronze medals. United States of America took the second position by winning 37 gold, 36 silver and 37 bronze medals. Talking about the host nation Spain, well, it attained the sixth position by winning 13 gold, seven silver and two bronze medals in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. There were the Games which also witnessed the participation of South Africa for the first time since 1960. Also, Latvia and Estonia were the two nations which competed as independent countries for the first time since 1936.



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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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