United States at the Olympics

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The United States of America has sent athletes to every celebration of the modern Olympic Games with the exception of the 1980 Summer Olympics, during which it led a boycott.wikipedia
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Summer Olympic Games

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From 1896 to 2018 inclusive, U.S. athletes have won a total of 2,522 medals (1,022 of them gold) at the Summer Olympic Games, more than any other nation, and another 305 at the Winter Olympic Games, the second most behind Norway.
The Games have been held four times in the United States (in 1904, 1932, 1984 and 1996); three times in the United Kingdom (in 1908, 1948 and 2012); twice each in Greece (1896, 2004), France (1900, 1924), Germany (1936, 1972) and Australia (1956, 2000); and once each in Sweden (1912), Belgium (1920), Netherlands (1928), Finland (1952), Italy (1960), Japan (1964), Mexico (1968), Canada (1976), Soviet Union (1980), South Korea (1988), Spain (1992), China (2008) and Brazil (2016).

Winter Olympic Games

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From 1896 to 2018 inclusive, U.S. athletes have won a total of 2,522 medals (1,022 of them gold) at the Summer Olympic Games, more than any other nation, and another 305 at the Winter Olympic Games, the second most behind Norway.
They have been held four times in the United States (1932, 1960, 1980 and 2002), three times in France (1924, 1968 and 1992) and twice each in Austria (1964 and 1976), Canada (1988 and 2010), Japan (1972 and 1998), Italy (1956 and 2006), Norway (1952 and 1994) and Switzerland (1928 and 1948).

1932 Summer Olympics medal table

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The most successful NOC at the Games was that representing the host nation, the United States.

United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee

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The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is the National Olympic Committee for the United States.

Shooting at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Mixed 50 metre rifle, prone

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In shooting, a US athlete initially won the 50 meters rifle only to be relegated to silver after a "review".
It appeared that Vic Auer from the United States won the gold with 598.

Russia at the Olympics

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Medal totals of the Soviet Union/Unified Team/Russia and the United States since 1952, when the Soviet Union started to compete.
Over the most recent twelve Games (since 1994), Russia's 548 total medals, including 196 gold medals, are second only to the United States.

United States at the Summer Olympics

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Medal totals of the Soviet Union/Unified Team/Russia and the United States since 1952, when the Soviet Union started to compete.

United States at the Winter Olympics

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Medal totals of the Soviet Union/Unified Team/Russia/Olympic Athletes from Russia and the United States since 1956, when the Soviet Union started to compete.

United States

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The United States of America has sent athletes to every celebration of the modern Olympic Games with the exception of the 1980 Summer Olympics, during which it led a boycott.

Olympic Games

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The United States of America has sent athletes to every celebration of the modern Olympic Games with the exception of the 1980 Summer Olympics, during which it led a boycott.

1980 Summer Olympics

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The United States of America has sent athletes to every celebration of the modern Olympic Games with the exception of the 1980 Summer Olympics, during which it led a boycott.

1980 Summer Olympics boycott

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The United States of America has sent athletes to every celebration of the modern Olympic Games with the exception of the 1980 Summer Olympics, during which it led a boycott.

National Olympic Committee

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The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is the National Olympic Committee for the United States.

Norway at the Olympics

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From 1896 to 2018 inclusive, U.S. athletes have won a total of 2,522 medals (1,022 of them gold) at the Summer Olympic Games, more than any other nation, and another 305 at the Winter Olympic Games, the second most behind Norway.

1904 Summer Olympics

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Predictably, the great majority of the medals were taken by the host country and East Germany in what was the most skewed medal tally since 1904.

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Lake Placid, New York

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The 1980 hockey game between the U.S. and USSR was dubbed the "Miracle on Ice", when American college players defeated the heavily favored seasoned professionals from the Soviet Union on the way to a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.

New York (state)

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The 1980 hockey game between the U.S. and USSR was dubbed the "Miracle on Ice", when American college players defeated the heavily favored seasoned professionals from the Soviet Union on the way to a gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.

Los Angeles

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In 1984, Los Angeles witnessed what was considered a retaliatory boycott by the Soviets and their satellites, although the Soviets cited security concerns and "chauvinistic sentiments and an anti-Soviet hysteria being whipped up in the United States."

California

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The U.S. also won the gold medal in the 1960 Games at Squaw Valley, California, defeating the Soviet Union, Canada, Czechoslovakia, and Sweden along the way.