Top 10 medal winning countries at the Olympic Games (summer)

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Today the Olympic Games will start in London. More than 10.000 athletes will do the best they can to gain eternal fame. But only a few will actually win a medal, be it gold, silver or bronze. Some countries are very sport minded, not in the least place for political reasons. The Olympic Games provide an international podium to emphasize the glory of a nation. Check the next list to find out which countries have won the most medals during the Olympic Summer Games (1896-2008).

Top 10 medal winning countries at the Olympic Games (summer)

  1. Sweden – 142, 160, 173, 475
  2. East Germany (1968-1988) – 153, 129, 127, 409
  3. Hungary – 159, 140, 159, 458
  4. China – 163, 117, 106, 386
  5. Germany (1896-1952, 1992 – present) – 163, 163, 203, 529
  6. Italy – 190, 158, 174, 522
  7. France – 191, 212, 233, 636
  8. Great Britain – 207, 255, 253, 715
  9. USSR (1952-1988) – 395, 319, 296, 1,010
  10. United States – 930, 730, 638, 2,298

nb. gold is leading, total medals is bold
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