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Who has won a Gold Medal in both the Summer Olympics and Winter Olympics?

Name the individual who has won a Summer Olympics Gold Medal and a Winter Olympics Gold Medal.

Also, name the years these Gold Medals were won, name the events in which these Gold Medals were won, and name which country the individual was representing.

Update:

As the best answer lists the four individuals who have won medals at both the Winter and Summer Olympics, my question had to do with only one individual who won a Gold at the Summer Olympics and a Gold at the Winter Olympics who is Eddie Eagan and is listed properly in the "best answer".

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Athletes with Winter and Summer Medals ~

    Only four athletes have won medals in both the Winter and Summer Olympics:

    Eddie Eagan, USA–Light Heavyweight Boxing gold (1920) and Four-man Bobsled gold (1932).

    Jacob Tullin Thams, Norway–Ski Jumping gold (1924) and 8-meter Yachting silver (1936).

    Christa Luding-Rothenburger, East Germany–Speed Skating gold at 500 meters (1984) and 1,000m (1988), silver at 500m (1988) and bronze at 500m (1992) and Match Sprint Cycling silver (1988). Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year.

    Clara Hughes, Canada—Individual Road Race Cycling bronze and Individual Time Trial Cycling bronze (1996) and 5,000 m Speed Skating bronze (2002).

  • rutha
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    Summer And Winter Olympics

  • 3 years ago

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