What countries have won Olympic basketball?
Besides the United States, Argentina is the only nation still in existence who has won either the men’s or women’s tournament. The Soviet Union, Yugoslavia and the Unified Team are the countries no longer in existence who have won the tournament.
Has the US ever lost the gold medal in basketball?
The 1972 Olympic men’s basketball gold medal game, marking the first ever loss for the US in Olympic play, is arguably the most controversial in Olympic history.
Has Australia ever won the Olympics?
Australia has won Olympic medals in 34 Olympic Games – go here for a list of Australian medals by Olympics. 960 Australian athletes have won an Olympic medal – go here for a list of Australian medal winners. Australia has won 171 gold medals in the Olympics – in total 304 Australian athletes have won a gold medal.
What country dominates the Olympics?
In the history of the Summer Olympics, the United States has been the most successful nation ever, with a combined total of more than 2,600 medals in 28 Olympic Games. More than one thousand of these were gold, with almost 800 silver and over 700 bronze.
Which country has the most athletes?
Germany takes the title of the world’s sportiest country with a score of 70.42 out of 100.
Where is basketball most popular?
Popularity of Basketball Around the World
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