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Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Thu Jan 03, 2002 7:26 am

Does anyone know?
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Thu Jan 03, 2002 7:48 am

There is no medal count, so no nation has ever won or lost.
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Thu Jan 03, 2002 8:01 am

Well, Aviatsiya, be amazed. The medal count DOES, in fact, exist. Of course it doesn't really count for anything other than to further solidify the US as the predominant world power against which no other nation can compete.  Big grin

Here is the Sydney medal count. I guess I'd deny its existence also if my country came in 4th. lol.  Wink/being sarcastic

Country GOLD SILVER BRONZE TOTAL

United States 39 25 33 97
Russia 32 28 28 88
China 28 16 15 59
Australia 16 25 17 58
Germany 14 17 26 57
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Thu Jan 03, 2002 8:08 am

The IOC does not recognise any medal count. Any medal count you may have seen is one done by the media outlets.

As to coming in 4th....we pretty much won all the events we wanted to win.....plus some.

As to America being dominant in world sport....does that include swimming to? Ask US Swimming to see what answer you get Big grin
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Thu Jan 03, 2002 8:27 am

Mcringring-- LOL.... hilarious post. And true.

Hmm... I wonder how long it has been since we lost. Good question. Probably before I was born... hehe.

And it doesn't matter if the bloody IOC (Institution of Olympic Corruption, perhaps?) makes it official or not. Somebody's got to win, don't they?

Or are the Olympics politically corrected now?

As for swimming... Megan Quann lives down the highway from me. Yeah, yeah, Ian Thorpe this, Ian Thorpe that... lol. :-P

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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Thu Jan 03, 2002 8:27 am

um...Aussie aussie aussie...oi oi oi....=P
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Thu Jan 03, 2002 8:43 am

It musst have been a very long time ago... Because I have never seen any other country then USA in the top of the Olympic Medal Count...
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Thu Jan 03, 2002 8:56 am

If someone has to win the Olympics, please tell me when the ceremony presenting overall medals to individual countries takes place.
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Thu Jan 03, 2002 9:03 am

I would assume in the Winter Olympics.
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Thu Jan 03, 2002 9:34 am

Aviatsiya, the medal count is the only thing that matters!!!!!! muuuhahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Thu Jan 03, 2002 11:42 am

I hate to admit it, but the Aussie is right, the IOC does not award a special medal for the most golds won. But we as citizens of each country do keep count. As for the last time the USA did not come out on top in the overall medal count may have been the last Olympics before the USSR was dissolved, but I'm not positive about that. And whether we like it or not, the Aussies swimmers were very impressive in Sydney.

Anyway, to all here, Happy New Year!
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Thu Jan 03, 2002 1:33 pm

It's okay, Aviasiya has nothing to be ashamed of Australia coming in fourth.

Canada on the other hand has the distinct honour of being the only host country to not win a single gold medal. Canada did not win a single gold medal at the 1976 Jeux Olympiques (Olympic Games) in Montréal.

At least Australia won 58 medals, including 16 gold.

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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Fri Jan 04, 2002 4:45 am

Of course it doesn't really count for anything other than to further solidify the US as the predominant world power against which no other nation can compete.

American athletes win 97 medals in total. Russian athletes win 88 medals in total. Could hardly say this would "further solidify the US as the predominant world power against which no other nation can compete".

Also, it is well known that some Russian athletes are experts in drugtaking. Considering the amounts of medals won by Russian athletes are so high, can you put 2 + 2 together, in what that means about American athletes?  Wink/being sarcastic

As for swimming... Megan Quann lives down the highway from me.

Don't let her find out she lives down the highway from you. She may just very well move out of the country, or shoot herself  Insane

Yeah, yeah, Ian Thorpe this, Ian Thorpe that... lol.

Try Ian Thorpe, Grant Hackett, Susie O'Neill, etc, etc, etc, etc.

My comment on swimming is in regards to claims by US Swimming that they were the most successful nation at the World Swimming Championships in Japan last year.

This is the way US Swimming thinks:

Tally G S B
Australia 100 0 0
America 0 0 101

Because America won more medals overall, that equates them to being the best sporting nation in the world in the eyes of US Swimming. I kid you not!!

In the words of Pauline Hanson: PLEASE EXPLAIN!?!?

I hate to admit it, but the Aussie is right

You don't have to hate to admitting to it. Just say "Yes, he is right", bow down to me, and then move on.  Laugh out loud

It's okay, Aviasiya has nothing to be ashamed of Australia coming in fourth.

You are right. Why would I be ashamed in our athletes being successful? We won most of the events we knew we had a good chance at, and also a few which we thought we didn't have a hope in hell of winning.

All I can say is, if they are going to have baseball in the Olympics, why can't we also have cricket, Aussie Rules Footoball and Rugby Union in there also. All these games are played worldwide also.

Back to the topic at hand...........

Seeing as people seem to think that a medal count actually exists.....here is the last time that America didn't top that count.

1998 Nagano Winter Olympics:

Germany 12 9 8 29
Norway 10 10 5 25
Russia 9 6 3 18
Austria 3 5 9 17

Sorry, the page was loading up, and I got sick and tired of scrolling down to try to find America's placing on the non-existent medal count which proves America's dominance in world sport  Wink/being sarcastic

So now N400QX, you can say "I remember the last time America didn't top the "count"", unless of course you were born yesterday (so many things I can say....but won't).

1994 Lillehammer Olympics:

Norway 10 11 5 26
Germany 9 7 8 24
Russia 11 8 4 23

1992 Albertville Olympics:

Germany 10 10 6 26
Unified Team 9 6 8 23
Norway 9 6 5 20

1988 Calgary Olympics:

USSR 11 9 9 29
GDR 9 10 6 25
Switzerland 5 5 5 15

1984 Sarajevo Olympics:

GDR 9 9 6 24
USSR 6 10 9 25
USA 4 4 - 8

1980 Lake Placid Olympics:

USSR 10 6 6 22
GDR 9 7 7 25
USA 6 4 2 12

1976 Innsbruck Olympics:

USSR 13 6 8 27
GDR 7 5 7 19
USA 3 3 4 10

1972 Sapporo Olympics:

USSR 8 5 3 16
GDR 4 3 7 14
Switzerland 4 3 3 10

Summer Olympics

1996 Atlanta Olympics:

USA 44 32 25 101
RUS 26 21 16 63
GER 20 18 27 65

1992 Barcelona Olympics:

EUN 45 38 29 112
USA 37 34 37 108

1988 Seoul Olympics:

URS 55 31 46 132
GER 37 35 30 102
USA 36 31 27 94

1984 Los Angeles and 1980 Moscow Olympics don't paint a true picture due to boycotts (but see below)

1976 Montreal Olympics:

URS 49 41 35 125
GDR 40 25 25 90
USA 34 35 25 94

1972 Munich Olympics:

URS 50 27 22 99
USA 33 31 30 94
GDR 20 23 23 66

In 1980, America boycotted the Moscow Olympics. In 1984 the Soviet Union (and other Warsaw Pact nations) boycotted the Los Angeles. But here are the "counts" for both of those years:

1984 Los Angeles Olympics

USA 83 61 30 174
ROM 20 16 17 53
GER 17 19 23 59

1980 Moscow Olympics:

URS 80 69 46 195
GDR 47 37 42 126
BUL 8 16 17 41

These are all the figures for the Olympics going back 30 years to 1972.

As you can quite clearly see from those, the dominant force in the Olympics over the last 30 years, wasn't America, but the Soviet Union.

Of course, this would be true, if a medal count actually does exist.
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Fri Jan 04, 2002 5:09 am

>So now N400QX, you can say "I remember the last time America didn't top the "count"", unless of course you were born yesterday

Well, LOL, I don't remember the last time because I'm not a huge Olympics fan. I just watch if I know/know someone who knows someone on the USA's side or if its behind held in the States. So it appears last time we didn't take first was 1998? hmmm.... oh well.

>As you can quite clearly see from those, the dominant force in the Olympics over the last 30 years, wasn't America, but the Soviet Union

Yeah well the damn commies got what was coming to them and they don't exist anymore, thank God.

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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Fri Jan 04, 2002 5:25 am

Of course it doesn't really count for anything other than to further solidify the US as the predominant world power against which no other nation can compete.

American athletes win 97 medals in total. Russian athletes win 88 medals in total. Could hardly say this would "further solidify the US as the predominant world power against which no other nation can compete".


Take you a while to think that one up?

It does further solidify the fact that you are taking this post way too seriously.  Big thumbs up

I guess you can't talk up Australia in any event other than swimming, so you try to put the US down. Typical.  Big grin
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Fri Jan 04, 2002 7:14 am

I guess you can't talk up Australia in any event other than swimming, so you try to put the US down. Typical.

The only typical thing going on here is Americans being big headed uninformed jerkoffs.
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Fri Jan 04, 2002 7:31 am

Me taking the post too seriously? Never. Was just providing the information which was asked for; i.e. the last time USA lost olympic medal count.

I guess you can't talk up Australia in any event other than swimming, so you try to put the US down. Typical.

I don't need to try to put the US down. The "medal count" figures do a good enough job of that on their own.  Laugh out loud

Also, I am sure that it was an Aussie who won some of the shooting events. This equates into 4 words: "Don't fark with us".  Laugh out loud

But then again....I never turn down an opportunity to piss off N400QX and make an idiot of him. Should ask him sometime about......never mind....he will never be able to present proof anyway.  Wink/being sarcastic
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Fri Jan 04, 2002 7:33 am

Surprise! Certain people are resorting to name-calling because... maybe they aren't getting their way? Or they just have a default hatred for our republic. Probably both.
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Fri Jan 04, 2002 7:44 am

You mean these medal count figures? You're living in the past with the ones you posted. lmao  Wink/being sarcastic

Country GOLD SILVER BRONZE TOTAL

United States 39 25 33 97
Russia 32 28 28 88
China 28 16 15 59
Australia 16 25 17 58
Germany 14 17 26 57

Our sprinters are way too fast to be shot down by your Aussie bullets!  Big thumbs up
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Fri Jan 04, 2002 7:46 am

N400QX: By acting like that, you are giving him his way!
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Fri Jan 04, 2002 8:30 am

Laugh your ass off all you like. But you know what. I seem to remember the Sydney Olympics were held in 2000. Which also makes that the past. Don't get too cocky; Athens is only 2 years away. We wouldn't want to see America end up with less overall medals than Russia or Tonga would we? Coz then we would definitely see who would be "lmao" then right?

Some of your runners may be fast. But we have a way to stop them in their tracks, turn around, and run into the bullet. Just think back to 2000, and remember which part NBC so conveniently cut out, and there you will have your answer!


 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Sun Jan 06, 2002 7:22 am

Aviatsiya-Sorry you took my comments in the wrong way, when I said I hated to admit the Aussie was right I was actually trying to back you up, if you don't want it fine, then let me know rather than say things like you did. We are both obviously proud of our countries(as we should be) and our countries have a proud history of competition and will continue to have it so. By the way I think that Australia also beat out the US in the equestrian competition.
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Sun Jan 06, 2002 8:05 am

Skyhawk

I didn't take your comments the wrong way. I have taken this whole thread in a light-hearted way, poking fun at you guys, which was denoted by  Laugh out loud after my reply to you.

Also, I do think we won the equastrian event as well.

Peace!!
 
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RE: Last Time USA Lost Olympic Medal Count?

Sun Jan 06, 2002 8:34 am

Aviatsiya-Thanks for the comeback. Sorry for the misunderstanding. Happy and Peaceful New Year to you and yours.

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