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Olympics 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners

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List of Olympic gold medal winners from the 1896 Summer Olympics, listed alphabetically with photos when available. There was a lot of intense competition at the 1896 Summer Olympics, so these athletes who took home a gold medal should certainly be commended. These famous gold medal winning athletes all competed in their own particular event at the 1896 Summer Olympics, but what they all have in common is that they were able to rise above their competition and take home a medal for their country. List features athletes like Thomas Burke and James Connolly.

This list answers the question, "Which athletes won a gold medal at the 1896 Summer Olympics?" Every historic Olympic competitor from the 1896 Summer Olympics competed bravely, but only the ones on this list were lucky enough to win a gold medal.

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Adolf Schmal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Adolf Schmal Men's Track Cycling, 12 Hour Race, Men's Track Cycling

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Alfred Flatow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Alfred Flatow Men's Horizontal bar, Men's Parallel bars

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Alfréd Hajós is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Alfréd Hajós Men's 100m freestyle, 1200m Freestyle Men

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Aristidis Konstantinidis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Aristidis Konstantinidis Men's Road cycling^! individual road race

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Carl Schuhmann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Carl Schuhmann Men's Vault, Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling, Open

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Edwin Flack is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Edwin Flack Men's Tennis, doubles, Men's Athletics

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Ellery Harding Clark is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ellery Harding Clark Men's High jump, Men's Long jump

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Eugène-Henri Gravelotte is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Eugène-Henri Gravelotte Men's Foil individual

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Friedrich Traun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Friedrich Traun Men's Tennis, doubles

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Georgios Orphanidis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Georgios Orphanidis Men's 300m Free Rifle^! 3 Positions, Men's 25m rapid fire pistol

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Hermann Weingärtner is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Hermann Weingärtner Men's Pommel horse, Men's Horizontal bar, Men's Vault

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Ioannis Frangoudis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ioannis Frangoudis Men's 30 metre free pistol, Men's 25m rapid fire pistol, Men's 300m Free Rifle^! 3 Positions

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Ioannis Georgiadis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ioannis Georgiadis Men's Sabre individual

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Ioannis Malokinis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ioannis Malokinis Men's sailors 100 metre freestyle

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Ioannis Mitropoulos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Ioannis Mitropoulos Men's Rings

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James Connolly is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
James Connolly Men's Triple jump, Men's High jump, Men's Long jump

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John Paine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
John Paine 25 metre military pistol

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John Pius Boland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
John Pius Boland Men's Tennis^! singles, Men's Tennis^! doubles

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Launceston Elliot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Launceston Elliot Heavyweight (Two-handed), Heavyweight One Handed Lift

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Léon Flameng is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Léon Flameng Men's Track Cycling, 100km, Men's Track cycling

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Leonidas Pyrgos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Leonidas Pyrgos Masters Foil

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Louis Zutter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Louis Zutter Men's Vault, Men's Parallel bars, Men's Pommel horse

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Nikolaos Andriakopoulos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Nikolaos Andriakopoulos Rope climbing

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Pantelis Karasevdas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Pantelis Karasevdas Men's 200 metre military rifle

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Paul Masson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Paul Masson Men's Track cycling^! Sprint individual, Men's Track Cycling^! 10 km

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Paul Neumann is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Paul Neumann 500m Freestyle Men

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Robert Garrett is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Robert Garrett Men's Long jump, Men's Shot put, Standing triple jump

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Spyridon Louis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Spyridon Louis Men's Marathon

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Sumner Paine is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Sumner Paine Men's 30 metre free pistol, 25 metre military pistol

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Thomas Burke is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Thomas Burke Men's Athletics, 100m, Men's Athletics

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Thomas Curtis is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Thomas Curtis Men's Athletics, 110m hurdles

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Viggo Jensen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
Viggo Jensen Heavyweight One Handed Lift, Men's 300m Free Rifle, 3 Positions

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William Hoyt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list 1896 Summer Olympics Gold Medal Winners
William Hoyt Men's Pole vault