The first Modern Olympic Games started in 1896 hosted by Greece. By medal count Greece is the top most country in the table and by gold medal count, USA is the first team to win the 1896 Modern Olympics.
Ten of the 14 participating nations earned medals, in addition to three medals won by mixed teams, i.e. teams made up of athletes from multiple nations. The United States won the most gold medals* (11), while host nation Greece won the most medals overall (46) as well as the most silver* (17) and bronze* (19) medals, finishing with one fewer gold medal than the United States.