Winter Olympic Games
Participating Countries: Canada
Only four athletes have ever won medals at both the Winter and Summer Olympic Games, including Clara Hughes of Canada.
Canada were undefeated in ice hockey for the first four Winter Games. Canada finally lost their first ice hockey match in 1936, with Great Britain winning the gold medal (though note that almost all of the British players lived in Canada). In Oslo in 1952, the Canadian ice hockey team won their seventh gold medal in eight Olympics - though it was fifty years before they won another. In 2002, the Canadian men's ice hockey team won the gold medal 50 years to the day after the last time they'd done so. The Canadian women's ice hockey team also won, with USA second in both cases.
Canada boycotted the 1972 Games in Sapporo in protest of Eastern European "state amateurs".
The first black male gold medal winner at the Winter Olympics was Canadian ice hockey player Jarome Iginia, at Salt Lake City in 2002.