brought home seven gold medals for the United States; breaking seven world records and
taking his tally to nine career gold medals, one silver and one bronze.
Although archery appeared on the Olympic Stage in 1900, 1904, 1908 and
1920, international rules had not been sufficiently developed and the sport disappeared
from the Olympics for more than 50 years; eventually making its return in Munich.
At 16, Ulrike
Meyfarth became the youngest person of either sex to win an athletics gold medal in an
individual event; when she beat her personal best leap over the high jump, by seven
centimeters, to tie the world record and earn a gold medal.
won three gold medals and a silver at the Munich Olympic Games and would follow that up
with another gold and silver in Montreal 1976.
By winning individual gold and team silver, Hungary's András
Balczó brought his modern pentathlon medal tally to five; having previously won team
gold in Rome 1960 and Mexico
City 1968 Olympics, along with the individual silver in Mexico City.
Aquatics, Archery, Athletics,
Pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting,
Softball, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis,
Triathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Wrestling.