List of multiple Olympic medalists at a single Games

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List of most medals won at a single Olympic Games[edit]

This is a list of most Olympic medals won at a single Olympic Games. Medals won in the 1906 Intercalated Games are not included. It includes top-three placings in 1896 and 1900, before medals were awarded for top-three placings. Only Olympians with four or more medals at one Games are included.


Athlete Nation Sport Year Games Sex Gold Silver Bronze Total
Phelps, MichaelMichael Phelps United States Swimming 2008 Summer M 8 - - 8
Phelps, MichaelMichael Phelps United States Swimming 2004 Summer M 6 - 2 8
Dityatin, AlexanderAlexander Dityatin Soviet Union Gymnastics 1980 Summer M 3 4 1 8
Spitz, MarkMark Spitz United States Swimming 1972 Summer M 7 - - 7
Biondi, MattMatt Biondi United States Swimming 1988 Summer M 5 1 1 7
Lee, Willis A.Willis A. Lee United States Shooting 1920 Summer M 5 1 1 7
Shakhlin, BorisBoris Shakhlin Soviet Union Gymnastics 1960 Summer M 4 2 1 7
Andrianov, NikolayNikolay Andrianov Soviet Union Gymnastics 1976 Summer M 4 2 1 7
Spooner, LloydLloyd Spooner United States Shooting 1920 Summer M 4 1 2 7
Gorokhovskaya, MariaMaria Gorokhovskaya Soviet Union Gymnastics 1952 Summer F 2 5 - 7
Voronin, MikhailMikhail Voronin Soviet Union Gymnastics 1968 Summer M 2 4 1 7
Scherbo, VitalyVitaly Scherbo Unified Team Gymnastics 1992 Summer M 6 - - 6
Otto, KristinKristin Otto East Germany Swimming 1988 Summer F 6 - - 6
Heida, AntonAnton Heida United States Gymnastics 1904 Summer M 5 1 - 6
Phelps, MichaelMichael Phelps United States Swimming 2012 Summer M 4 2 - 6
Ritola, VilleVille Ritola Finland Athletics 1924 Summer M 4 2 - 6
Chukarin, ViktorViktor Chukarin Soviet Union Gymnastics 1956 Summer M 4 2 - 6
Čáslavská, VěraVěra Čáslavská Czechoslovakia Gymnastics 1968 Summer F 4 2 - 6
Keleti, ÁgnesÁgnes Keleti Hungary Gymnastics 1956 Summer F 4 2 - 6
Van Innis, HubertHubert Van Innis Belgium Archery 1920 Summer M 4 2 - 6
Latynina, LarisaLarisa Latynina Soviet Union Gymnastics 1956 Summer F 4 1 1 6
Ning, LiLi Ning China Gymnastics 1984 Summer M 3 2 1 6
Latynina, LarisaLarisa Latynina Soviet Union Gymnastics 1960 Summer F 3 2 1 6
Silivas, DanielaDaniela Silivas Romania Gymnastics 1988 Summer F 3 2 1 6
Eyser, GeorgeGeorge Eyser United States Gymnastics 1904 Summer M 3 2 1 6
Weingärtner, HermannHermann Weingärtner Germany Gymnastics 1896 Summer M 3 2 1 6
Ono, TakashiTakashi Ono Japan Gymnastics 1960 Summer M 3 1 2 6
Frey, KonradKonrad Frey Germany Gymnastics 1936 Summer M 3 1 2 6
Downing, BurtonBurton Downing United States Cycling 1904 Summer M 2 3 1 6
Latynina, LarisaLarisa Latynina Soviet Union Gymnastics 1964 Summer F 2 2 2 6
Nemov, AlexeiAlexei Nemov Russia Gymnastics 1996 Summer M 2 1 3 6
Nemov, AlexeiAlexei Nemov Russia Gymnastics 2000 Summer M 2 1 3 6
Coughlin, NatalieNatalie Coughlin United States Swimming 2008 Summer F 1 2 3 6
Korondi, MargitMargit Korondi Hungary Gymnastics 1956 Summer F 1 1 4 6
Nadi, NedoNedo Nadi Italy Fencing 1920 Summer M 5 - - 5
Nurmi, PaavoPaavo Nurmi Finland Athletics 1924 Summer M 5 - - 5
Heiden, EricEric Heiden United States Speed skating 1980 Winter M 5 - - 5
Ender, KorneliaKornelia Ender East Germany Swimming 1976 Summer F 4 1 - 5
Szabo, EcaterinaEcaterina Szabo Romania Gymnastics 1984 Summer F 4 1 - 5
Artemov, VladimirVladimir Artemov Soviet Union Gymnastics 1988 Summer M 4 1 - 5
Hurley, MarcusMarcus Hurley United States Cycling 1904 Summer M 4 - 1 5
Franklin, MissyMissy Franklin United States Swimming 2012 Summer F 4 - 1 5
Carlberg, VilhelmVilhelm Carlberg Sweden Shooting 1912 Summer M 3 2 - 5
Ducret, RogerRoger Ducret France Fencing 1924 Summer M 3 2 - 5
Thorpe, IanIan Thorpe Australia Swimming 2000 Summer M 3 2 - 5
Yegorova, LyubovLyubov Yegorova Unified Team Cross-country skiing 1992 Winter F 3 2 - 5
Eyser, GeorgeGeorge Eyser United States Gymnastics 1904 Summer M 3 1 1 5
Daniels, CharlesCharles Daniels United States Swimming 1904 Summer M 3 1 1 5
Thunberg, ClasClas Thunberg Finland Speed skating 1924 Winter M 3 1 1 5
Gould, ShaneShane Gould Australia Swimming 1972 Summer F 3 1 1 5
Comaneci, NadiaNadia Comaneci Romania Gymnastics 1976 Summer F 3 1 1 5
Lazutina, LarisaLarisa Lazutina Russia Cross-country skiing 1998 Winter F 3 1 1 5
Bjørgen, MaritMarit Bjørgen Norway Cross-country skiing 2010 Winter F 3 1 1 5
Schmitt, AllisonAllison Schmitt United States Swimming 2012 Summer F 3 1 1 5
Wüst, IreenIreen Wüst Netherlands Speed skating 2014 Winter F 2 3 0 5
Lochte, RyanRyan Lochte United States Swimming 2012 Summer M 2 2 1 5
Coughlin, NatalieNatalie Coughlin United States Swimming 2004 Summer F 2 2 1 5
Janz, KarinKarin Janz East Germany Gymnastics 1972 Summer F 2 2 1 5
Diers, InesInes Diers East Germany Swimming 1980 Summer F 2 2 1 5
Babashoff, ShirleyShirley Babashoff United States Swimming 1976 Summer F 1 4 - 5
Liukin, NastiaNastia Liukin United States Gymnastics 2008 Summer F 1 3 1 5
Coutts, AliciaAlicia Coutts Australia Swimming 2012 Summer F 1 3 1 5
Klassen, CindyCindy Klassen Canada Speed skating 2006 Winter F 1 2 2 5
Retton, Mary LouMary Lou Retton United States Gymnastics 1984 Summer F 1 2 2 5
Yelena Välbe Unified Team Cross-country skiing 1992 Winter F 1 - 4 5
Miller, ShannonShannon Miller United States Gymnastics 1992 Summer F - 2 3 5
Merz, WilliamWilliam Merz United States Gymnastics, Athletics 1904 Summer M - 1 4 5
Schuhmann, CarlCarl Schuhmann Germany Gymnastics, Wrestling 1896 Summer M 4 - - 4
Kraenzlein, AlvinAlvin Kraenzlein United States Athletics 1900 Summer M 4 - - 4
Owens, JesseJesse Owens United States Athletics 1936 Summer M 4 - - 4
Blankers-Koen, FannyFanny Blankers-Koen Netherlands Athletics 1948 Summer F 4 - - 4
Lewis, CarlCarl Lewis United States Athletics 1984 Summer M 4 - - 4
Bjørndalen, Ole EinarOle Einar Bjørndalen Norway Biathlon 2002 Winter M 4 - - 4
Dæhlie, BjørnBjørn Dæhlie Norway Cross-country skiing 1992 Winter M 3 1 - 4
Dæhlie, BjørnBjørn Dæhlie Norway Cross-country skiing 1998 Winter M 3 1 - 4
Lightbody, JamesJames Lightbody United States Athletics 1904 Summer M 3 1 - 4
Mastenbroek, RieRie Mastenbroek Netherlands Swimming 1936 Summer F 3 1 - 4
Čáslavská, VěraVěra Čáslavská Czechoslovakia Gymnastics 1964 Summer F 3 1 - 4
Yegorova, LyubovLyubov Yegorova Russia Cross-country skiing 1994 Winter F 3 1 - 4
Bruijn, Inge deInge de Bruijn Netherlands Swimming 2000 Summer F 3 1 - 4
van Moorsel, LeontienLeontien van Moorsel Netherlands Cycling 2000 Summer F 3 1 - 4
Thomas, PetriaPetria Thomas Australia Swimming 2004 Summer F 3 1 - 4
Kostelić, JanicaJanica Kostelić Croatia Alpine skiing 2002 Winter F 3 1 - 4
Kirvesniemi, Marja-LiisaMarja-Liisa Kirvesniemi Finland Cross-country skiing 1984 Winter F 3 - 1 4
Smith de Bruin, MichelleMichelle Smith de Bruin Ireland Swimming 1996 Summer F 3 - 1 4
Ahn, Hyun-SooHyun-Soo Ahn South Korea Short-track Speed skating 2006 Winter M 3 - 1 4
Dæhlie, BjørnBjørn Dæhlie Norway Cross-country skiing 1994 Winter M 2 2 - 4
Garrett, RobertRobert Garrett United States Athletics 1896 Summer M 2 2 - 4
Popov, AlexanderAlexander Popov Russia Swimming 1996 Summer M 2 2 - 4
Popov, AlexanderAlexander Popov Unified Team Swimming 1992 Summer M 2 2 - 4
Comaneci, NadiaNadia Comaneci Romania Gymnastics 1980 Summer F 2 2 - 4
Hall, Jr., GaryGary Hall, Jr. United States Swimming 1996 Summer M 2 2 - 4
Gross (swimmer), MichaelMichael Gross (swimmer) West Germany Swimming 1984 Summer M 2 2 - 4
Hall, Jr., GaryGary Hall, Jr. United States Swimming 2000 Summer M 2 1 1 4
Tourischeva, LudmillaLudmilla Tourischeva Soviet Union Gymnastics 1972 Summer F 2 1 1 4
Svan, GundeGunde Svan Sweden Cross-country skiing 1984 Winter M 2 1 1 4
Trickett, LisbethLisbeth Trickett Australia Swimming 2008 Summer F 2 1 1 4
Thorpe, IanIan Thorpe Australia Swimming 2004 Summer M 2 1 1 4
Yang, SunSun Yang China Swimming 2012 Summer M 2 1 1 4
Shushunova, YelenaYelena Shushunova Soviet Union Gymnastics 1988 Summer F 2 1 1 4
Boginskaya, SvetlanaSvetlana Boginskaya Soviet Union Gymnastics 1988 Summer F 2 1 1 4
Gutsu, TatianaTatiana Gutsu Unified Team Gymnastics 1992 Summer F 2 1 1 4
Miloşovici, LaviniaLavinia Miloşovici Romania Gymnastics 1992 Summer F 2 1 1 4
van den Hoogenband, PieterPieter van den Hoogenband Netherlands Swimming 2000 Summer M 2 - 2 4
Kuchinskaya, NataliaNatalia Kuchinskaya Soviet Union Gymnastics 1968 Summer F 2 - 2 4
Coventry, KirstyKirsty Coventry Zimbabwe Swimming 2008 Summer F 1 3 - 4
Johnson, ShawnShawn Johnson United States Gymnastics 2008 Summer F 1 3 - 4
Jernberg, SixtenSixten Jernberg Sweden Cross-country skiing 1956 Winter M 1 2 1 4
Tourischeva, LudmillaLudmilla Tourischeva Soviet Union Gymnastics 1976 Summer F 1 2 1 4
Keleti, AgnesAgnes Keleti Hungary Gymnastics 1952 Summer F 1 1 2 4
Bruijn, Inge deInge de Bruijn Netherlands Swimming 2004 Summer F 1 1 2 4
Amanar, SimonaSimona Amanar Romania Gymnastics 1996 Summer F 1 1 2 4
Mustafina, AliyaAliya Mustafina Russia Gymnastics 2012 Summer F 1 1 2 4
Gailey, FrancisFrancis Gailey United States Swimming 1904 Summer M - 3 1 4
Almsick, Franziska vanFranziska van Almsick Germany Swimming 1992 Summer F - 2 2 4
Billington, TeddyTeddy Billington United States Cycling 1904 Summer M - 1 3 4
Gogean, GinaGina Gogean Romania Gymnastics 1996 Summer F - 1 3 4
Scherbo, VitalyVitaly Scherbo Belarus Gymnastics 1996 Summer M - - 4 4

Timeline[edit]

The historical progression of the leading performance(s).

Total medals Year Record duration Athlete Nation Sport Games Sex Gold Silver Bronze
6 1896 1896-1920 Weingärtner, HermannHermann Weingärtner Germany Gymnastics Summer M 3 2 1
1904 1904-1920 Heida, AntonAnton Heida United States Gymnastics Summer M 5 1 0
7 1920 1920-1980 Lee, Willis A.Willis A. Lee United States Shooting Summer M 5 1 1
1972 1972-1980 Spitz, MarkMark Spitz United States Swimming Summer M 7 0 0
8 1980 1980-present Dityatin, AlexanderAlexander Dityatin Russia Gymnastics Summer M 3 4 1
2004 2004-present Phelps, MichaelMichael Phelps United States Swimming Summer M 6 0 2
2008 2008-present 8 0 0

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