Category «Olympics»

Shawn Johnson planning for 2012 London Olympics

West Des Moines resident Shawn Johnson, a gold medal winner at the 2008 Olympic Games announced Tuesday morning that she will attempt to make the USA roster for the 2012 London Olympics. Shawn revealed her decision at Hy-Vee Hall in front of nearly 8,000 area students. “I got caught up in the moment,” Johnson later …

2006 Winter Olympics (Torino) Medal Count

2006 Winter Olympics (Torino) Medal Counts With the 2010 Winter Olympics just around the corner, I thought it’d be nice to recap how the nations fared 4 years ago in the Olympics. Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total Germany 11 12 6 29 United States 9 9 7 25 Canada 7 10 7 24 Austria 9 …