List of multiple Olympic gold medalists at a single Games

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

This is a list of most gold medals won in 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.

Rank Athlete Nation Sport Year Game Sex Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Phelps, MichaelMichael Phelps  United States Swimming 2008 Summer M 8 0 0 8
2 Spitz, MarkMark Spitz  United States Swimming 1972 Summer M 7 0 0 7
3 Phelps, MichaelMichael Phelps  United States Swimming 2004 Summer M 6 0 2 8
4 Otto, KristinKristin Otto  East Germany Swimming 1988 Summer F 6 0 0 6
Scherbo, VitalyVitaly Scherbo  Unified Team Gymnastics 1992 Summer M 6 0 0 6
6 Lee, Willis A.Willis A. Lee  United States Shooting 1920 Summer M 5 1 1 7
Biondi, MattMatt Biondi  United States Swimming 1988 Summer M 5 1 1 7
8 Heida, AntonAnton Heida  United States Gymnastics 1904 Summer M 5 1 0 6
Phelps, MichaelMichael Phelps  United States Swimming 2016 Summer M 5 1 0 6
10 Nadi, NedoNedo Nadi  Italy Fencing 1920 Summer M 5 0 0 5
Nurmi, PaavoPaavo Nurmi  Finland Athletics 1924 Summer M 5 0 0 5
Heiden, EricEric Heiden  United States Speed skating 1980 Winter M 5 0 0 5
13 Shakhlin, BorisBoris Shakhlin  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1960 Summer M 4 2 1 7
Andrianov, NikolaiNikolai Andrianov  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1976 Summer M 4 2 1 7
15 Van Innis, HubertHubert Van Innis  Belgium Archery 1920 Summer M 4 2 0 6
Ritola, VilleVille Ritola  Finland Athletics 1924 Summer M 4 2 0 6
Chukarin, ViktorViktor Chukarin  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1952 Summer M 4 2 0 6
Keleti, ÁgnesÁgnes Keleti  Hungary Gymnastics 1956 Summer F 4 2 0 6
Čáslavská, VěraVěra Čáslavská  Czechoslovakia Gymnastics 1968 Summer F 4 2 0 6
Phelps, MichaelMichael Phelps  United States Swimming 2012 Summer M 4 2 0 6
21 Spooner, LloydLloyd Spooner  United States Shooting 1920 Summer M 4 1 2 7
22 Osburn, CarlCarl Osburn  United States Shooting 1920 Summer M 4 1 1 6
Latynina, LarisaLarisa Latynina  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1956 Summer F 4 1 1 6
Nakayama, AkinoriAkinori Nakayama  Japan Gymnastics 1968 Summer M 4 1 1 6
25 Ender, KorneliaKornelia Ender  East Germany Swimming 1976 Summer F 4 1 0 5
Naber, JohnJohn Naber  United States Swimming 1976 Summer M 4 1 0 5
Szabo, EcaterinaEcaterina Szabo  Romania Gymnastics 1984 Summer F 4 1 0 5
Artemov, VladimirVladimir Artemov  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1988 Summer M 4 1 0 5
Ledecky, KatieKatie Ledecky  United States Swimming 2016 Summer F 4 1 0 5
30 Hurley, MarcusMarcus Hurley  United States Cycling 1904 Summer M 4 0 1 5
Franklin, MissyMissy Franklin  United States Swimming 2012 Summer F 4 0 1 5
Biles, SimoneSimone Biles  United States Gymnastics 2016 Summer F 4 0 1 5
33 Schuhmann, CarlCarl Schuhmann  Germany Gymnastics, Wrestling 1896 Summer M 4 0 0 4
Kraenzlein, AlvinAlvin Kraenzlein  United States Athletics 1900 Summer M 4 0 0 4
Owens, JesseJesse Owens  United States Athletics 1936 Summer M 4 0 0 4
Blankers-Koen, FannyFanny Blankers-Koen  Netherlands Athletics 1948 Summer F 4 0 0 4
Schollander, DonDon Schollander  United States Swimming 1964 Summer M 4 0 0 4
Skoblikova, LidiyaLidiya Skoblikova  Soviet Union Speed skating 1964 Winter F 4 0 0 4
Lewis, CarlCarl Lewis  United States Athletics 1984 Summer M 4 0 0 4
Van Dyken, AmyAmy Van Dyken  United States Swimming 1996 Summer F 4 0 0 4
Bjørndalen, Ole EinarOle Einar Bjørndalen  Norway Biathlon 2002 Winter M 4 0 0 4
42 Weingärtner, HermannHermann Weingärtner  Germany Gymnastics 1896 Summer M 3 2 1 6
Eyser, GeorgeGeorge Eyser  United States Gymnastics 1904 Summer M 3 2 1 6
Latynina, LarisaLarisa Latynina  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1960 Summer F 3 2 1 6
Ning, LiLi Ning  China Gymnastics 1984 Summer M 3 2 1 6
Daniela Silivaş  Romania Gymnastics 1988 Summer F 3 2 1 6
47 Carlberg, VilhelmVilhelm Carlberg  Sweden Shooting 1912 Summer M 3 2 0 5
Ducret, RogerRoger Ducret  France Fencing 1924 Summer M 3 2 0 5
Kato, SawaoSawao Kato  Japan Gymnastics 1972 Summer M 3 2 0 5
Yegorova, LyubovLyubov Yegorova  Russia Cross-country skiing 1992 Winter F 3 2 0 5
Thorpe, IanIan Thorpe  Australia Swimming 2000 Summer M 3 2 0 5
52 Frey, KonradKonrad Frey  Germany Gymnastics 1936 Summer M 3 1 2 6
Ono, TakashiTakashi Ono  Japan Gymnastics 1960 Summer M 3 1 2 6
54 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
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
60 Ballangrud, IvarIvar Ballangrud  Norway Speed skating 1936 Winter M 3 1 0 4
Čáslavská, VěraVěra Čáslavská  Czechoslovakia Gymnastics 1964 Summer F 3 1 0 4
Endo, YukioYukio Endo  Japan Gymnastics 1964 Summer M 3 1 0 4
Hickcox, CharlieCharlie Hickcox  United States Swimming 1968 Summer M 3 1 0 4
Korbut, OlgaOlga Korbut  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1972 Summer F 3 1 0 4
Kim, NellieNellie Kim  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1976 Summer F 3 1 0 4
Griffith-Joyner, FlorenceFlorence Griffith-Joyner  United States Athletics 1988 Summer F 3 1 0 4
Dæhlie, BjørnBjørn Dæhlie  Norway Cross-country skiing 1992 Winter M 3 1 0 4
Ulvang, VegardVegard Ulvang  Norway Cross-country skiing 1992 Winter M 3 1 0 4
Dæhlie, BjørnBjørn Dæhlie  Norway Cross-country skiing 1998 Winter M 3 1 0 4
de Bruijn, IngeInge de Bruijn  Netherlands Swimming 2000 Summer F 3 1 0 4
van Moorsel, LeontienLeontien van Moorsel  Netherlands Cycling 2000 Summer F 3 1 0 4
Kostelić, JanicaJanica Kostelić  Croatia Alpine skiing 2002 Winter F 3 1 0 4
Hosszú, KatinkaKatinka Hosszú  Hungary Swimming 2016 Summer F 3 1 0 4
74 Kato, SawaoSawao Kato  Japan Gymnastics 1968 Summer M 3 0 1 4
Montgomery, JimJim Montgomery  United States Swimming 1976 Summer M 3 0 1 4
Smith, MichelleMichelle Smith  Ireland Swimming 1996 Summer F 3 0 1 4
Thompson, JennyJenny Thompson  United States Swimming 2000 Summer F 3 0 1 4
Ahn, Hyun-SooHyun-Soo Ahn  South Korea Short track speed skating 2006 Winter M 3 0 1 4
Ahn, VictorVictor Ahn  Russia Short track speed skating 2014 Winter M 3 0 1 4
80 Ewry, RayRay Ewry  United States Athletics 1900 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Ewry, RayRay Ewry  United States Athletics 1904 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Hahn, ArchieArchie Hahn  United States Athletics 1904 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Sheppard, MelMel Sheppard  United States Athletics 1908 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Taylor, HenryHenry Taylor  Great Britain Swimming 1908 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Ross, NormanNorman Ross  United States Swimming 1920 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Weissmuller, JohnnyJohnny Weissmuller  United States Swimming 1924 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Andersen, HjalmarHjalmar Andersen  Norway Speed skating 1952 Winter M 3 0 0 3
Zátopek, EmilEmil Zátopek  Czechoslovakia Athletics 1952 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Cuthbert, BettyBetty Cuthbert  Australia Athletics 1956 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Morrow, BobbyBobby Morrow  United States Athletics 1956 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Rose, MurrayMurray Rose  Australia Swimming 1956 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Sailer, ToniToni Sailer  Austria Alpine skiing 1956 Winter M 3 0 0 3
Rudolph, WilmaWilma Rudolph  United States Athletics 1960 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Clark, SteveSteve Clark  United States Swimming 1964 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Killy, Jean-ClaudeJean-Claude Killy  France Alpine skiing 1968 Winter M 3 0 0 3
Schenk, ArdArd Schenk  Netherlands Speed skating 1972 Winter M 3 0 0 3
Salnikov, VladimirVladimir Salnikov  Soviet Union Swimming 1980 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Brisco-Hooks, ValerieValerie Brisco-Hooks  United States Athletics 1984 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Carey, RickRick Carey  United States Swimming 1984 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Caulkins, TracyTracy Caulkins  United States Swimming 1984 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Ferguson, IanIan Ferguson  New Zealand Canoeing 1984 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Gaines, RowdyRowdy Gaines  United States Swimming 1984 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Meagher, MaryMary Meagher  United States Swimming 1984 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Evans, JanetJanet Evans  United States Swimming 1988 Summer F 3 0 0 3
van Gennip, YvonneYvonne van Gennip  Netherlands Speed skating 1988 Winter F 3 0 0 3
Egerszegi, KrisztinaKrisztina Egerszegi  Hungary Swimming 1992 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Sadovyi, YevgenyYevgeny Sadovyi  Unified Team Swimming 1992 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Koss, Johann OlavJohann Olav Koss  Norway Speed skating 1994 Winter M 3 0 0 3
Davis, JoshJosh Davis  United States Swimming 1996 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Krayzelburg, LennyLenny Krayzelburg  United States Swimming 2000 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Henry, JodieJodie Henry  Australia Swimming 2004 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Peirsol, AaronAaron Peirsol  United States Swimming 2004 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Ponor, CătălinaCătălina Ponor  Romania Gymnastics 2004 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Greis, MichaelMichael Greis  Germany Biathlon 2006 Winter M 3 0 0 3
Sun-Yu, JinJin Sun-Yu  South Korea Short-track Speed Skating 2006 Winter F 3 0 0 3
Hoy, ChrisChris Hoy  Great Britain Cycling 2008 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Kai, ZouZou Kai  China Gymnastics 2008 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Rice, StephanieStephanie Rice  Australia Swimming 2008 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt  Jamaica Athletics 2012 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Felix, AllysonAllyson Felix  United States Athletics 2012 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Vollmer, DanaDana Vollmer  United States Swimming 2012 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Bjørgen, MaritMarit Bjørgen  Norway Cross-country skiing 2014 Winter F 3 0 0 3
Domracheva, DaryaDarya Domracheva  Belarus Biathlon 2014 Winter F 3 0 0 3
Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt  Jamaica Athletics 2016 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Kenny, JasonJason Kenny  Great Britain Cycling 2016 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Kozák, DanutaDanuta Kozák  Hungary Canoeing 2016 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Murphy, RyanRyan Murphy  United States Swimming 2016 Summer M 3 0 0 3
128 Wüst, IreenIreen Wüst  Netherlands Speed skating 2014 Winter F 2 3 0 5
129 Latynina, LarisaLarisa Latynina  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1964 Summer F 2 2 2 6
130 Tewksbury, WalterWalter Tewksbury  United States Athletics 1900 Summer M 2 2 1 5
Andrianov, NikolaiNikolai Andrianov  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1980 Summer M 2 2 1 5
Coughlin, NatalieNatalie Coughlin  United States Swimming 2004 Summer F 2 2 1 5
Lochte, RyanRyan Lochte  United States Swimming 2012 Summer M 2 2 1 5
134 Comaneci, NadiaNadia Comaneci  Romania Gymnastics 1980 Summer F 2 2 0 4
Enke, KarinKarin Enke  East Germany Speed skating 1984 Winter F 2 2 0 4
Gross, MichaelMichael Gross  West Germany Swimming 1984 Summer M 2 2 0 4
Popov, AlexanderAlexander Popov  Unified Team Swimming 1992 Summer M 2 2 0 4
Hall, Jr., GaryGary Hall, Jr.  United States Swimming 1996 Summer M 2 2 0 4
Popov, AlexanderAlexander Popov  Russia Swimming 1996 Summer M 2 2 0 4
Manuel, SimoneSimone Manuel  United States Swimming 2016 Summer F 2 2 0 4
141 Nemov, AlexeiAlexei Nemov  Russia Gymnastics 2000 Summer M 2 1 3 6
142 Gushiken, KojiKoji Gushiken  Japan Gymnastics 1984 Summer M 2 1 2 5
Boginskaya, SvetlanaSvetlana Boginskaya  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1988 Summer F 2 1 2 5
Shushunova, YelenaYelena Shushunova  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1988 Summer F 2 1 2 5
145 Astakhova, PolinaPolina Astakhova  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1960 Summer F 2 1 1 4
Astakhova, PolinaPolina Astakhova  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1964 Summer F 2 1 1 4
Spitz, MarkMark Spitz  United States Swimming 1968 Summer M 2 1 1 4
Wenden, MichaelMichael Wenden  Australia Swimming 1968 Summer M 2 1 1 4
Heidenreich, JerryJerry Heidenreich  United States Swimming 1972 Summer M 2 1 1 4
Nakayama, AkinoriAkinori Nakayama  Japan Gymnastics 1972 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
Miloşovici, LaviniaLavinia Miloşovici  Romania Gymnastics 1992 Summer F 2 1 1 4
Hall, Jr., GaryGary Hall, Jr.  United States Swimming 2000 Summer M 2 1 1 4
Thorpe, IanIan Thorpe  Australia Swimming 2004 Summer M 2 1 1 4
Trickett, LisbethLisbeth Trickett  Australia Swimming 2008 Summer F 2 1 1 4
DiRado, MayaMaya DiRado  United States Swimming 2016 Summer F 2 1 1 4
158 Prinstein, MeyerMeyer Prinstein  United States Athletics 1900 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Van Innis, HubertHubert Van Innis  Belgium Archery 1900 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Gaudin, LucienLucien Gaudin  France Fencing 1928 Summer M 2 1 0 3
McLane, JimmyJimmy McLane  United States Swimming 1948 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Konno, FordFord Konno  United States Swimming 1952 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Matthes, RolandRoland Matthes  East Germany Swimming 1968 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Walsh, KenKen Walsh  United States Swimming 1968 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Matthes, RolandRoland Matthes  East Germany Swimming 1972 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Hencken, JohnJohn Hencken  United States Swimming 1976 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Kato, SawaoSawao Kato  Japan Gymnastics 1976 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Mittermaier, RosiRosi Mittermaier  Germany Alpine Skiing 1976 Winter F 2 1 0 3
Wenzel, HanniHanni Wenzel  Liechtenstein Alpine skiing 1980 Winter F 2 1 0 3
Andersson, AgnetaAgneta Andersson  Sweden Canoeing 1984 Summer F 2 1 0 3
Heath, MikeMike Heath  United States Swimming 1984 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Vidmar, PeterPeter Vidmar  United States Gymnastics 1984 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Jacobs, ChrisChris Jacobs  United States Swimming 1988 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Jager, TomTom Jager  United States Swimming 1988 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Lewis, CarlCarl Lewis  United States Athletics 1988 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Schmidt, BirgitBirgit Schmidt  East Germany Canoeing 1988 Summer F 2 1 0 3
Biondi, MattMatt Biondi  United States Swimming 1992 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Niemann-Stirnemann, GundaGunda Niemann-Stirnemann  Germany Speed skating 1992 Winter F 2 1 0 3
Torrence, GwenGwen Torrence  United States Athletics 1992 Summer F 2 1 0 3
Pankratov, DenisDenis Pankratov  Russia Swimming 1996 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Zamolodchikova, ElenaElena Zamolodchikova  Russia Gymnastics 2000 Summer F 2 1 0 3
Uytdehaage, JochemJochem Uytdehaage  Netherlands Speed skating 2002 Winter M 2 1 0 3
Yang (b. 1976), YangYang Yang (b. 1976)  China Short-track Speed skating 2002 Winter F 2 1 0 3
Grevers, MattMatt Grevers  United States Swimming 2008 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Peirsol, AaronAaron Peirsol  United States Swimming 2008 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Wei, YangYang Wei  China Gymnastics 2008 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Neuner, MagdalenaMagdalena Neuner  Germany Biathlon 2010 Winter F 2 1 0 3
Adrian, NathanNathan Adrian  United States Swimming 2012 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Grevers, MattMatt Grevers  United States Swimming 2012 Summer M 2 1 0 3
Kromowidjojo, RanomiRanomi Kromowidjojo  Netherlands Swimming 2012 Summer F 2 1 0 3
Fourcade, MartinMartin Fourcade  France Biathlon 2014 Winter M 2 1 0 3
Kramer, SvenSven Kramer  Netherlands Speed skating 2014 Winter M 2 1 0 3
193 Kuchinskaya, NataliaNatalia Kuchinskaya  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1968 Summer F 2 0 2 4
Tsukahara, MitsuoMitsuo Tsukahara  Japan Gymnastics 1976 Summer M 2 0 2 4
Averina, TatyanaTatyana Averina  Soviet Union Speed skating 1976 Winter F 2 0 2 4
Shaposhnikova, NataliaNatalia Shaposhnikova  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1980 Summer F 2 0 2 4
van den Hoogenband, PieterPieter van den Hoogenband  Netherlands Swimming 2000 Summer M 2 0 2 4
Lochte, RyanRyan Lochte  United States Swimming 2008 Summer M 2 0 2 4
199 Doherty, ReginaldReginald Doherty  Great Britain Tennis 1900 Summer M 2 0 1 3
Sheridan, MartinMartin Sheridan  United States Athletics 1908 Summer M 2 0 1 3
Weissmuller, JohnnyJohnny Weissmuller  United States Swimming 1928 Summer M 2 0 1 3
Whitfield, MalMal Whitfield  United States Athletics 1948 Summer M 2 0 1 3
Jernberg, SixtenSixten Jernberg  Sweden Cross-country skiing 1964 Winter M 2 0 1 3
Tsukahara, MitsuoMitsuo Tsukahara  Japan Gymnastics 1972 Summer M 2 0 1 3
Petrik, LarisaLarisa Petrik  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1968 Summer F 2 0 1 3
Davydova, YelenaYelena Davydova  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1980 Summer F 2 0 1 3
Boucher, GaetanGaetan Boucher  Canada Speed skating 1984 Winter M 2 0 1 3
Olsen, JonJon Olsen  United States Swimming 1992 Summer M 2 0 1 3
Stewart, MelvinMelvin Stewart  United States Swimming 1992 Summer M 2 0 1 3
Lee-Kyung, ChunChun Lee-Kyung  South Korea Short-track Speed skating 1998 Winter F 2 0 1 3
Amânar, SimonaSimona Amânar  Romania Gymnastics 2000 Summer F 2 0 1 3
Gagnon, MarcMarc Gagnon  Canada Short-track Speed skating 2002 Winter M 2 0 1 3
Campbell-Brown, VeronicaVeronica Campbell-Brown  Jamaica Athletics 2004 Summer F 2 0 1 3
Kitajima, KosukeKosuke Kitajima  Japan Swimming 2004 Summer M 2 0 1 3
Fabris, EnricoEnrico Fabris  Italy Speed skating 2006 Winter M 2 0 1 3
Kitajima, KosukeKosuke Kitajima  Japan Swimming 2008 Summer M 2 0 1 3
Lezak, JasonJason Lezak  United States Swimming 2008 Summer M 2 0 1 3
Sáblíková, MartinaMartina Sáblíková  Czech Republic Speed skating 2010 Winter F 2 0 1 3
Kai, ZouZou Kai  China Gymnastics 2012 Summer M 2 0 1 3
Raisman, AlyAly Raisman  United States Gymnastics 2012 Summer F 2 0 1 3
221 Burke, ThomasThomas Burke  United States Athletics 1896 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Flack, EdwinEdwin Flack  Australia Athletics 1896 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Garrett, RobertRobert Garrett  United States Athletics 1896 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Hajós, AlfrédAlfréd Hajós  Hungary Swimming 1896 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Ayat, Albert RobertAlbert Robert Ayat  France Fencing 1900 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Jarvis, John ArthurJohn Arthur Jarvis  Great Britain Swimming 1900 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Alibert, GastonGaston Alibert  France Fencing 1908 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Ewry, RayRay Ewry  United States Athletics 1908 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Halmay, ZoltánZoltán Halmay  Hungary Swimming 1908 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Larner, GeorgeGeorge Larner  Great Britain Athletics 1908 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Lemming, EricEric Lemming  Sweden Athletics 1908 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Swahn, OscarOscar Swahn  Sweden Shooting 1908 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Swahn, AlfredAlfred Swahn  Sweden Shooting 1912 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Thorpe, JimJim Thorpe  United States Athletics 1912 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Hill, AlbertAlbert Hill  Great Britain Athletics 1920 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Kahanamoku, DukeDuke Kahanamoku  United States Swimming 1920 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Paddock, CharlieCharlie Paddock  United States Athletics 1920 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Gaudin, LucienLucien Gaudin  France Fencing 1924 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Houser, ClarenceClarence Houser  United States Athletics 1924 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Osborn, HaroldHarold Osborn  United States Athletics 1924 Summer M 2 0 0 2
van der Voort van Zijp, AdolphAdolph van der Voort van Zijp  Netherlands Equestrian 1924 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Kojac, GeorgeGeorge Kojac  United States Swimming 1928 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Pahud de Mortanges, CharlesCharles Pahud de Mortanges  Netherlands Equestrian 1928 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Thunberg, ClasClas Thunberg  Finland Speed skating 1928 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Jaffee, IrvingIrving Jaffee  United States Speed skating 1932 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Johansson, IvarIvar Johansson  Sweden Wrestling 1932 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Miyazaki, YasujiYasuji Miyazaki  Japan Swimming 1932 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Shea, JackJack Shea  United States Speed skating 1932 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Tolan, EddieEddie Tolan  United States Athletics 1932 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Palusalu, KristjanKristjan Palusalu  Estonia Wrestling 1936 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Buhan, JehanJehan Buhan  France Fencing 1948 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Dillard, HarrisonHarrison Dillard  United States Athletics 1948 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Fredriksson, GertGert Fredriksson  Sweden Canoeing 1948 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Patton, MelMel Patton  United States Athletics 1948 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Ris, WallyWally Ris  United States Swimming 1948 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Smith, BillBill Smith  United States Swimming 1948 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Dillard, HarrisonHarrison Dillard  United States Athletics 1952 Summer M 2 0 0 2
d'Oriola, ChristianChristian d'Oriola  France Fencing 1952 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Noyelle, AndréAndré Noyelle  Belgium Cycling 1952 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Saint Cyr, HenriHenri Saint Cyr  Sweden Equestrian 1952 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Fredriksson, GertGert Fredriksson  Sweden Canoeing 1956 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Grishin, YevgenyYevgeny Grishin  Soviet Union Speed skating 1956 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Henricks, JohnJohn Henricks  Australia Swimming 1956 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Saint Cyr, HenriHenri Saint Cyr  Sweden Equestrian 1956 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Davis, GlennGlenn Davis  United States Athletics 1960 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Farrell, JeffJeff Farrell  United States Swimming 1960 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Grishin, YevgenyYevgeny Grishin  Soviet Union Speed skating 1960 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Skoblikova, LidiyaLidiya Skoblikova  Soviet Union Speed skating 1960 Winter F 2 0 0 2
Troy, MikeMike Troy  United States Swimming 1960 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Hayes, BobBob Hayes  United States Athletics 1964 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Ilman, GaryGary Ilman  United States Swimming 1964 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Snell, PeterPeter Snell  New Zealand Athletics 1964 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Yamashita, HaruhiroHaruhiro Yamashita  Japan Gymnastics 1964 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Burton, MikeMike Burton  United States Swimming 1968 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Evans, LeeLee Evans  United States Athletics 1968 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Hines, JimJim Hines  United States Athletics 1968 Summer M 2 0 0 2
McKenzie, DonDon McKenzie  United States Swimming 1968 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Rerych, StephenStephen Rerych  United States Swimming 1968 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Russell, DougDoug Russell  United States Swimming 1968 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Tyus, WyomiaWyomia Tyus  United States Athletics 1968 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Meade, RichardRichard Meade  Great Britain Equestrian 1972 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Ruska, WimWim Ruska  Netherlands Judo 1972 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Virén, LasseLasse Virén  Finland Athletics 1972 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Woyda, WitoldWitold Woyda  Poland Fencing 1972 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Bruner, MikeMike Bruner  United States Swimming 1976 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Furniss, BruceBruce Furniss  United States Swimming 1976 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Goodell, BrianBrian Goodell  United States Swimming 1976 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Juantorena, AlbertoAlberto Juantorena  Cuba Athletics 1976 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Virén, LasseLasse Virén  Finland Athletics 1976 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Vogel, MattMatt Vogel  United States Swimming 1976 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Kim, NellieNellie Kim  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1980 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Stenmark, IngemarIngemar Stenmark  Sweden Alpine skiing 1980 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Trinquet, PascalePascale Trinquet  France Fencing 1980 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Ashford, EvelynEvelyn Ashford  United States Athletics 1984 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Babers, AlonzoAlonzo Babers  United States Athletics 1984 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Baumann, AlexAlex Baumann  Canada Swimming 1984 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Conner, BartBart Conner  United States Gymnastics 1984 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Jager, TomTom Jager  United States Swimming 1984 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Louganis, GregGreg Louganis  United States Diving 1984 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Lundquist, SteveSteve Lundquist  United States Swimming 1984 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Wassberg, ThomasThomas Wassberg  Sweden Cross-country skiing 1984 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Dalbey, TroyTroy Dalbey  United States Swimming 1988 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Darnyi, TamásTamás Darnyi  Hungary Swimming 1988 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Gustafson, TomasTomas Gustafson  Sweden Speed skating 1988 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Lewis, SteveSteve Lewis  United States Athletics 1988 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Louganis, GregGreg Louganis  United States Diving 1988 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Soo-Nyung, KimKim Soo-Nyung  South Korea Archery 1988 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Svan, GundeGunde Svan  Sweden Cross-country skiing 1988 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Tomba, AlbertoAlberto Tomba  Italy Alpine skiing 1988 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Blair, BonnieBonnie Blair  United States Speed skating 1992 Winter F 2 0 0 2
Bukhalov, NikolayNikolay Bukhalov  Bulgaria Canoeing 1992 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Darnyi, TamásTamás Darnyi  Hungary Swimming 1992 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Diebel, NelsonNelson Diebel  United States Swimming 1992 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Lewis, CarlCarl Lewis  United States Athletics 1992 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Marsh, MikeMike Marsh  United States Athletics 1992 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Morales, PabloPablo Morales  United States Swimming 1992 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Skrzypaszek, ArkadiuszArkadiusz Skrzypaszek  Poland Modern pentathlon 1992 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Watts, QuincyQuincy Watts  United States Athletics 1992 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Youn-Jeong, ChoCho Youn-Jeong  South Korea Archery 1992 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Bédard, MyriamMyriam Bédard  Canada Biathlon 1994 Winter F 2 0 0 2
Blair, BonnieBonnie Blair  United States Speed skating 1994 Winter F 2 0 0 2
Wasmeier, MarkusMarkus Wasmeier  Germany Alpine Skiing 1994 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Bailey, DonovanDonovan Bailey  Canada Athletics 1996 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Devers, GailGail Devers  United States Athletics 1996 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Doktor, MartinMartin Doktor  Czech Republic Canoeing 1996 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Flessel-Colovic, LauraLaura Flessel-Colovic  France Fencing 1996 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Johnson, MichaelMichael Johnson  United States Athletics 1996 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Kyung-Wook, KimKim Kyung-Wook  South Korea Archery 1996 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Loader, DanyonDanyon Loader  New Zealand Swimming 1996 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Miller, ShannonShannon Miller  United States Gymnastics 1996 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Olsen, JonJon Olsen  United States Swimming 1996 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Pérec, Marie-JoséMarie-José Pérec  France Athletics 1996 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Rouse, JeffJeff Rouse  United States Swimming 1996 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Schumacher, BradBrad Schumacher  United States Swimming 1996 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Maier, HermannHermann Maier  Austria Alpine skiing 1998 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Romme, Gianni Gianni Romme  Netherlands Speed skating 1998 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Timmer, Marianne Marianne Timmer  Netherlands Speed skating 1998 Winter F 2 0 0 2
Greene, MauriceMaurice Greene  United States Athletics 2000 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Fioravanti, DomenicoDomenico Fioravanti  Italy Swimming 2000 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Fischer, BirgitBirgit Fischer  Germany Canoeing 2000 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Korzeniowski, RobertRobert Korzeniowski  Poland Athletics 2000 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Mi-Jin, YunYun Mi-Jin  South Korea Archery 2000 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Van Dyken, AmyAmy Van Dyken  United States Swimming 2000 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Williams, VenusVenus Williams  United States Tennis 2000 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Aamodt, Kjetil AndréKjetil André Aamodt  Norway Alpine skiing 2002 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Pechstein, ClaudiaClaudia Pechstein  Germany Speed skating 2002 Winter F 2 0 0 2
El Guerrouj, HichamHicham El Guerrouj  Morocco Athletics 2004 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Holmes, KellyKelly Holmes  Great Britain Athletics 2004 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Janics, NatasaNatasa Janics  Hungary Canoeing 2004 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Jingjing, GuoGuo Jingjing  China Diving 2004 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Massú, NicolásNicolás Massú  Chile Tennis 2004 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Mocanu, DianaDiana Mocanu  Romania Swimming 2004 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Sung-Hyun, ParkPark Sung-Hyun  South Korea Archery 2004 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Wariner, JeremyJeremy Wariner  United States Athletics 2004 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Lange, AndreAndre Lange  Germany Bobsleigh 2006 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Lind, BjörnBjörn Lind  Sweden Cross-country skiing 2006 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Raich, BenjaminBenjamin Raich  Austria Alpine skiing 2006 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Šmigun-Vähi, KristinaKristina Šmigun-Vähi  Estonia Cross-country skiing 2006 Winter F 2 0 0 2
Adlington, RebeccaRebecca Adlington  Great Britain Swimming 2008 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Dibaba, TiruneshTirunesh Dibaba  Ethiopia Athletics 2008 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Jingjing, GuoGuo Jingjing  China Diving 2008 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Kexin, HeHe Kexin  China Gymnastics 2008 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Merritt, LashawnLashawn Merritt  United States Athletics 2008 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Minxia, WuWu Minxia  China Diving 2008 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Ruolin, ChenChen Ruolin  China Diving 2008 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Taylor, AngeloAngelo Taylor  United States Athletics 2008 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Yibing, ChenChen Yibing  China Gymnastics 2008 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Wiggins, BradleyBradley Wiggins  Great Britain Cycling 2008 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Hamelin, CharlesCharles Hamelin  Canada Short-track Speed skating 2010 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Hellner, MarcusMarcus Hellner  Sweden Cross-country skiing 2010 Winter M 2 0 0 2
Bo-Bae, KiKi Bo-Bae  South Korea Archery 2012 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Di Francisca, ElisaElisa Di Francisca  Italy Fencing 2012 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Douglas, GabbyGabby Douglas  United States Gymnastics 2012 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Dujardin, CharlotteCharlotte Dujardin  Great Britain Equestrian 2012 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Farah, MoMo Farah  Great Britain Athletics 2012 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Hoy, ChrisChris Hoy  Great Britain Cycling 2012 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Jike, ZhangZhang Jike  China Table Tennis 2012 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Jong-oh, JinJin Jong-oh  South Korea Shooting 2012 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Kozák, DanutaDanuta Kozák  Hungary Canoeing 2012 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Minxia, WuWu Minxia  China Diving 2012 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Ruolin, ChenChen Ruolin  China Diving 2012 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Shiwen, YeYe Shiwen  China Diving 2012 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Trott, LauraLaura Trott  Great Britain Cycling 2012 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Williams, SerenaSerena Williams  United States Tennis 2012 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Xiaoxia, LiLi Xiaoxia  China Table tennis 2012 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Yunlei, ZhaoZhao Yunlei  China Badminton 2012 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Maze, TinaTina Maze  Slovenia Alpine Skiing 2014 Winter F 2 0 0 2
Stoch, KamilKamil Stoch  Poland Ski jumping 2014 Winter M 2 0 0 2
ter Mors, JorienJorien ter Mors  Netherlands Speed skating 2014 Winter F 2 0 0 2
Chang, Hye-jinHye-jin Chang  South Korea Archery 2016 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Ervin, AnthonyAnthony Ervin  United States Swimming 2016 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Farah, MoMo Farah  Great Britain Athletics 2016 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Ku, Bon-chanBon-chan Ku  South Korea Archery 2016 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Thompson, ElaineElaine Thompson  Jamaica Athletics 2016 Summer F 2 0 0 2
Uchimura, KoheiKohei Uchimura  Japan Gymnastics 2016 Summer M 2 0 0 2
Trott, LauraLaura Trott  Great Britain Cycling 2016 Summer F 2 0 0 2

Timeline[edit]

The historical progression of the leading performance(s).

Gold medals Year Record duration Athlete Nation Sport(s) Games Sex
4 1896 1896–1904 Carl Schuhmann  Germany Gymnastics, Wrestling Summer M
1900 1900–1904 Alvin Kraenzlein  United States Athletics Summer M
5 1904 1904–1972 Anton Heida  United States Gymnastics Summer M
1920 1920–1972 Nedo Nadi  Italy Fencing Summer M
1920 1920–1972 Willis A. Lee  United States Shooting Summer M
1924 1924–1972 Paavo Nurmi  Finland Athletics Summer M
7 1972 1972–2008 Mark Spitz  United States Swimming Summer M
8 2008 2008–present Michael Phelps  United States Swimming Summer M

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

Rank Athlete Nation Sport Year Games Sex Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Heiden, EricEric Heiden  United States Speed skating 1980 Winter M 5 0 0 5
Scherbo, VitalyVitaly Scherbo  Unified Team Gymnastics 1992 Summer M 5 0 0 5
Phelps, MichaelMichael Phelps  United States Swimming 2008 Summer M 5 0 0 5
4 Shakhlin, BorisBoris Shakhlin  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1960 Summer M 4 1 1 6
Andrianov, NikolaiNikolai Andrianov  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1976 Summer M 4 1 1 6
6 Heida, AntonAnton Heida  United States Gymnastics 1904 Summer M 4 1 0 5
Čáslavská, VěraVěra Čáslavská  Czechoslovakia Gymnastics 1968 Summer F 4 1 0 5
8 Hurley, MarcusMarcus Hurley  United States Cycling 1904 Summer M 4 0 1 5
Phelps, MichaelMichael Phelps  United States Swimming 2004 Summer M 4 0 1 5
Biles, SimoneSimone Biles  United States Gymnastics 2016 Summer F 4 0 1 5
11 Kraenzlein, AlvinAlvin Kraenzlein  United States Athletics 1900 Summer M 4 0 0 4
Skoblikova, LidiaLidia Skoblikova  Soviet Union Speed skating 1964 Winter F 4 0 0 4
Spitz, MarkMark Spitz  United States Swimming 1972 Summer M 4 0 0 4
Otto, KristinKristin Otto  East Germany Swimming 1988 Summer F 4 0 0 4
Owens, JesseJesse Owens  United States Athletics 1936 Summer M 4 0 0 4
16 Eyser, GeorgeGeorge Eyser  United States Gymnastics 1904 Summer M 3 2 1 6
17 Chukarin, ViktorViktor Chukarin  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1952 Summer M 3 2 0 5
18 Thunberg, ClasClas Thunberg  Finland Speed skating 1924 Winter M 3 1 1 5
Latynina, LarisaLarisa Latynina  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1956 Summer F 3 1 1 5
Nakayama, AkinoriAkinori Nakayama  Japan Gymnastics 1968 Summer M 3 1 1 5
Gould, ShaneShane Gould  Australia Swimming 1972 Summer F 3 1 1 5
Li Ning  China Gymnastics 1984 Summer M 3 1 1 5
Silivas, DanielaDaniela Silivas  Romania Gymnastics 1988 Summer F 3 1 1 5
24 Ballangrud, IvarIvar Ballangrud  Norway Speed skating 1936 Winter M 3 1 0 4
Keleti, ÁgnesÁgnes Keleti  Hungary Gymnastics 1956 Summer F 3 1 0 4
Szabo, EcaterinaEcaterina Szabo  Romania Gymnastics 1984 Summer F 3 1 0 4
Artemov, VladimirVladimir Artemov  Soviet Union Gymnastics 1988 Summer M 3 1 0 4
van Moorsel, LeontienLeontien van Moorsel  Netherlands Cycling 2000 Summer F 3 1 0 4
Kostelić, JanicaJanica Kostelić  Croatia Alpine skiing 2002 Winter F 3 1 0 4
Hosszú, KatinkaKatinka Hosszú  Hungary Swimming 2016 Summer F 3 1 0 4
21 Comaneci, NadiaNadia Comaneci  Romania Gymnastics 1976 Summer F 3 0 1 4
Smith, MichelleMichelle Smith  Ireland Swimming 1996 Summer F 3 0 1 4
33 Ewry, RayRay Ewry  United States Athletics 1900 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Ewry, RayRay Ewry  United States Athletics 1904 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Hahn, ArchieArchie Hahn  United States Athletics 1904 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Nadi, NedoNedo Nadi  Italy Fencing 1920 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Nurmi, PaavoPaavo Nurmi  Finland Athletics 1924 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Blankers-Koen, FannyFanny Blankers-Koen  Netherlands Athletics 1948 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Andersen, HjalmarHjalmar Andersen  Norway Speed skating 1952 Winter M 3 0 0 3
Zátopek, EmilEmil Zátopek  Czechoslovakia Athletics 1952 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Sailer, ToniToni Sailer  Austria Alpine skiing 1956 Winter M 3 0 0 3
Čáslavská, VěraVěra Čáslavská  Czechoslovakia Gymnastics 1964 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Killy, Jean-ClaudeJean-Claude Killy  France Alpine skiing 1968 Winter M 3 0 0 3
Schenk, ArdArd Schenk  Netherlands Speed skating 1972 Winter M 3 0 0 3
Ender, KorneliaKornelia Ender  East Germany Swimming 1976 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Lewis, CarlCarl Lewis  United States Athletics 1984 Summer M 3 0 0 3
Evans, JanetJanet Evans  United States Swimming 1988 Summer F 3 0 0 3
van Gennip, YvonneYvonne van Gennip  Netherlands Speed skating 1988 Winter F 3 0 0 3
Egerszegi, KrisztinaKrisztina Egerszegi  Hungary Swimming 1992 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Koss, Johann OlavJohann Olav Koss  Norway Speed skating 1994 Winter M 3 0 0 3
de Bruijn, IngeInge de Bruijn  Netherlands Swimming 2000 Summer F 3 0 0 3
Bjørndalen, Ole EinarOle Einar Bjørndalen  Norway Biathlon 2002 Winter M 3 0 0 3
Domracheva, DaryaDarya Domracheva  Belarus Biathlon 2014 Winter F 3 0 0 3

Timeline[edit]

The historical progression of the leading performance(s).

Gold medals Year Record duration Athlete Nation Sport(s) Games Sex
4 1900 1900–1980 Alvin Kraenzlein  United States Athletics Summer M
1904 1904–1980 Anton Heida  United States Gymnastics Summer M
1904 1904–1980 Marcus Hurley  United States Cycling Summer M
1960 1960–1980 Boris Shakhlin  Soviet Union Gymnastics Summer M
1964 1964–1980 Lidia Skoblikova  Soviet Union Speed skating Winter F
1968 1968–1980 Věra Čáslavská  Czechoslovakia Gymnastics Summer F
1972 1972–1980 Mark Spitz  United States Swimming Summer M
1976 1976–1980 Nikolai Andrianov  Soviet Union Gymnastics Summer M
5 1980 1980–present Eric Heiden  United States Speed skating Winter M
1992 1992–present Vitaly Scherbo  Unified Team Gymnastics Summer M
2008 2008–present Michael Phelps  United States Swimming Summer M

See also[edit]

References[edit]