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Gold Medalist Gold Medalist - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Gold Medalist - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Compete in Olympic sporting events. There are nine different events including 100m dash, long jump, horizontal bar, freestyle swimming, boxing, discus, hurdle, high jump, and 400m relay. Choose teams from the USA, Canada, Japan, USSR, Australia, France, Great Britain, and Germany.

Gold Medalist was produced by SNK in 1988.

SNK released 183 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. SNK was based in Japan.

Other machines made by SNK during the time period Gold Medalist was produced include: Guerrilla War, Guevara, Touchdown Fever, Battle Field, Bermuda Triangle, P.O.W. - Prisoners Of War, Fighting Soccer, Koukuu Kihei Monogatari - The Legend Of Air Cavalry, Mechanized Attack, and Chopper I


Name Gold Medalist
Developer SNK (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7965
Class Wide Release
Genre Sports
Conversion Class JAMMA
Game Specific Gold Medalist Pinout
Dipswitch Settings

Gold Medalist Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 4
# Maximum Players 4
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Gold Medalist KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Seems to be a hardware conversion of Time Soldiers.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Gold Medalist Census

There are 14,911 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Common - There are 28 known instances of this machine owned by Gold Medalist collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 23 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Gold Medalist circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Gold Medalist circuit board set.

This game ranks a 9 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



The JAMMA pinout is remapped to allow all four player control sets to reside on the edge connector.


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