"Internet nexus of cultural Judaism" — Examiner.com
Hajos also wanted to swim in a third race, the 500 m, but it was so cold, he decided not to. The winner? Austria's Paul Neumann, Jew.
In those early days of the olympics, Silver was indeed the first prize. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14291544#summer-1896
In 1896, but not in 1924 when he won for Architecture:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Art_competitions_at_the_1924_Summer_Olympics