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U.S. Olympic Medals Broken Down By State

U.S. Olympic Medals Broken Down By State
By: MileSplit's Billy Cveko

What State do you think collected the most Olympic Track & Field medals in 2016? Take a look at the chart below for the breakdown.

STATE ATHLETE PLACE MARK SEX EVENT
Arizona Will CLAYE
Silver 17.76 M TJ
Arkansas Jeff HENDERSON
Gold 8.38 M LJ
California Allyson FELIX
Gold 3:19.06 W 4x4
California Allyson FELIX
Gold 41.01 W 4x1
California Allyson FELIX
Silver 49.51 W 400
Colorado Emma COBURN
Bronze 9:07.63 W 3K SC
Florida Arman HALL
Gold 2:57.30 M 4x4
Florida Tony MCQUAY
Gold 2:57.31 M 4x4
Florida Brianna ROLLINS
Gold 12.48 W 100H
Florida Justin GATLIN
Silver 9.89 M 100
Florida Jennifer SIMPSON
Bronze 4:10.53 W 1500
Georgia Christian TAYLOR
Gold 17.86 M TJ
Georgia Kristi CASTLIN
Bronze 12.61 W 100H
Illinois Evan JAGER
Silver 8:04.28 M 3K SC
Indiana Ashley SPENCER
Bronze 53.72 W 400H
Maryland Matthew CENTROWITZ
Gold 3:50.00 M 1500
Mississippi Tori BOWIE
Gold 41.01 W 4x1
Mississippi Tori BOWIE
Silver 10.83 W 100
Mississippi Brittney REESE
Silver 7.15 W LJ
Mississippi Sam KENDRICKS
Bronze 5.85 M PV
Mississippi Tori BOWIE
Bronze 22.15 W 200
New Jersey English GARDNER
Gold 41.01 W 4x1
New Jersey Nia ALI
Silver 12.59 W 100H
New York Natasha HASTINGS
Gold 3:19.06 W 4x4
New York Phyllis FRANCIS
Gold 3:19.06 W 4x4
New York Dalilah MUHAMMAD Gold 53.13 W 400H
Ohio Tianna BARTOLETTA
Gold 41.01 W 4x1
Ohio Tianna BARTOLETTA
Gold 7.17 W LJ
Ohio Clayton MURPHY
Bronze 1:42.93 M 800
Oregon Paul CHELIMO Silver 13:03.90 M 5000
Oregon Ryan CROUSER
Gold 22.52 M SP
Oregon Ashton EATON
Gold 8893 M DEC
Oregon Galen RUPP
Bronze 2:10:05 M Marathon
Pennsylvania Joe KOVACS
Silver 21.78 M SP
South Carolina Sandi MORRIS
Silver 4.85 W PV
Texas Kerron CLEMENT
Gold 47.73 M 400H
Texas Gil ROBERTS
Gold 2:57.32 M 4x4
Texas Courtney OKOLO
Gold 3:19.06 W 4x4
Texas Michelle CARTER
Gold 20.63 W SP
Virginia LaShawn MERRITT
Gold 2:57.33 M 4x4
Virginia LaShawn MERRITT
Bronze 43.85 M 400

Florida and Mississippi finished on top, each state earning a total of 5 Olympic medals. Texas and Oregon finishes next on the list collecting a total of 4 Olympic medals. California, New York and Ohio all gathered 3 medals per state. Georgia, New Jersey and Virginia received 2 medals a piece as Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania & South Carolina all won 1 Olympic medal.
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