Race to the podium: U.S. Winter Olympic medals from 1924 to 2010

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 5 2014 10:19 p.m. MST

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Gold: 87

Silver: 95

Bronze: 71

Total: 253

>> Gold, left, silver, center, and bronze medals are displayed for journalists during a presentation of Sochi 2014 Olympic medals at the SportAccord International Convention in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, May 30, 2013.
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Oakland, MI

This entire article is wrong. The Olympics IS and is supposed to be about the spirit of competition, the unity of all. To publicize and divide us into US vs Them is wrong. I don't truly care whether the Russians, or Swedes, or Canada, or the US wins MORE medals. I DO want to see great and wonderful competition from all, and an opportunity to heal the world,,,, not divide it into more and many little pieces. The Olympics are supposed to be about coming together, the Afghan, the Kiwi, and the Canadian, all sharing the podium,,, hopefully, all sharing a beer in the pub afterward. That IS what the Olympics were meant for. All of us, and a beer in the pub afterwards.

It is just plain wrong to degrade it to nationalistic shoe goo.

There is no such thing as 'THEY', there is only 'WE".

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