Shani Davis, Olympic Champion speed skater. He became the 1st Black athlete (from any nation) to win a gold medal in an individual sport at the Olympic Winter Games, winning the speedskating 1000m event. He also won a silver medal in the 1500m event. At the 2010 Winter Olympics, he duplicated the feat, becoming the 1st man to successfully defend the 1000m gold medal & 1500m silver medal. He has set 8 world records and sits atop the world Adelskalender list, which ranks the fastest speed skat...

Shani Davis won gold medals in speedskating in 2006 and 2010, and in doing so, became the first Black athlete from any country to win an individual medal at the Winter Olympics.

At the 2002 Winter Olympics, Vonetta Flowers won the gold medal in the two-woman bobsled, becoming the first Black person to win a gold medal in Winter Olympic history.

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Shani Davis during the medal ceremony at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.

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Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is a retired[6] American swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 22 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals (18, double the second highest record holders), Olympic gold medals in individual events (11), and Olympic medals in individual events for a male (13).

Debbie Thomas Figure Skater First African-American to win a medal in the sport at the 1988 Winter Olympics

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1924: Chamonix, France hosts the first Winter Olympic Games. American Charles Jewtraw became the first Winter Games champion by winning the first event, the 500m speed skating. Pictured: Figure skating bronze medallists Andrée Joly and Pierre Brunet. Photo: Olympic.org

Vonetta Flowers - Bobsled First African American to win a gold medal in the winter Olympics.

Frederick Carlton "Carl" Lewis (born July 1, 1961) is an American former track and field athlete and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, who won 10 Olympic medals including 9 gold, and 10 World Championships medals, including 8 gold. His career spanned from 1979 when he first achieved a world ranking to 1996 when he last won an Olympic title and subsequently retired. Lewis became an actor and has appeared in a number of films.

Tara Lipinski. At the age of 15, she won the Olympic gold medal in figure skating at the 1998 Winter Olympics, and remains the youngest individual gold medalist in the history of the Olympic Winter Games :))

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Sasha Cohen ~ Olympic Figure Skating Silver Medal 2006 Winter Olympics & US Figure Skating Ladies Champion 2006

Previous Winter Olympic medals :)

Scott Hamilton wins a gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics