The most awaited Olympics sports activities are being going on in this year 2012. Countries from all around the world participate in this event. This event was started on 8th century BC. This event held after every 4 years. This mega event entertains you in every segment of sports. A huge list of sports activities are there. You can see athletes from every country in this mega event. Every county put its efforts in winning gold medals but some are leading gold medals countries. Check here the list of Top 10 Countries With Highest Olympic Gold Medals.
China’s performance in every Olympic remained remarkable. This country has a world’s best athletes. With their superb performance china has won yet 112 gold medals. This effort made it ranked at number 10th position.
Japan has performed well in Olympic games and has got 114 medals. This achievement ranked Japan at number 9th position.
Australia has the world’s best hockey and basket ball team. Australian players has won yet 117 gold medals. It is at number 8.
If you are looking forward in wrestling and swimming then Sweden will be most favorite. In Olympic Games total figure of gold medals for Sweden is 142. It is placed at number 7.
German has won yet 147 gold medals. This figure has divided between East and West Germany after their separation in World War.
Hungary performance is outstanding in Olympics Games. This country showed their talent in every category of sports due to which it has won 156 gold medal which placed it at number 5 position.
Italy is mot popular country in alpine skiing and swimming. Italy sportsmen has won yet 182 gold medals. This figure ranked it at number 4 position.
With superb performance in curling baiting and man’s sprint France has won 184 medals. Which made France to rank at number 3rd position
2. United Kingdom:
United Kingdom has a biggest participation in Olympics than any other country. United Nation has participated yet in every game in Olympics. Their efforts enable them to got 189 gold medals. This is world’s 2nd highest gold medal winning country.
1. United States
United States is the leading gold medal winning country. It is ranked at the top with 894 gold medals. This huge quantity of gold medal can show their quality sports.