OC Olympic Connections

OC Olympic Connections

RIO, Brazil – Oklahoma Christian University is a destination point for students from all over the world who seek a quality education. In fact, students from 44 countries are enrolled at OC. Counting third-culture kids from the United States who have called other places home, that number swells to 53 countries.

Below is a list of nations that competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics that have students at OC, along with the final medal count for those nations.

And while you’re in the Olympic spirit, check out features about OC alumni Jennifer Ma and Jeff Bennett. Ma was a chief designer of the opening and closing ceremonies for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Bennett was the USA’s top decathlete in the 1972 Summer Olympics, placing fourth overall.

Country

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

United States

46

37

38

121

China

26

18

26

70

Great Britain

27

23

17

67

Russia

19

18

19

56

Germany

17

10

15

42

Japan

12

8

21

41

Australia

8

11

10

29

Italy

8

12

8

28

Canada

4

3

15

22

South Korea

9

3

9

21

Brazil

7

6

6

19

Spain

7

4

6

17

Denmark

2

6

7

15

Kenya

6

6

1

13

Croatia

5

3

2

10

Czech Republic

1

2

7

10

Colombia

3

2

3

8

Turkey

1

3

4

8

Ethiopia

1

2

5

8

South Africa

1

5

1

7

Thailand

2

2

2

6

Malaysia

0

4

1

5

Mexico

0

3

2

5

Indonesia

1

2

0

3

Venezuela

0

1

2

3

Vietnam

1

1

0

2

India

0

1

1

2

Philippines

0

1

0

1

Burundi

0

1

0

1

Qatar

0

1

0

1

Nigeria

0

0

1

1

Portugal

0

0

1

1

Bangladesh

0

Bolivia

0

Congo

0

El Salvador

0

Gabon

0

Ghana

0

Guatemala

0

Haiti

0

Honduras

0

Ivory Coast

0

Nepal

0

Pakistan

0

Panama

0

Peru

0

Rwanda

0

Saudi Arabia

0

Sri Lanka

0

Syria

0

Uganda

0

Zambia

0

Zimbabwe

0

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