Olympics: Summer Olympics, 1920
Award: Silver medal
Belgian artist Alfred Ost took home the silver medal at the 1920 Antwerp Games for his painting De Voetballer. Ost was well known for both his rural imagery and intense depictions of life's hardships. After World War II commenced, Ost became close with Jesuit priests at Xavierus College and drew charcoal and wood-coal drawings all over the walls of the school.