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
Bolt, UsainUsain Bolt Jamaica Athletics 2008 Summer M 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
129 Wüst, IreenIreen Wüst Netherlands Speed skating 2014 Winter F 2 3 0 5
130 Latynina, LarisaLarisa Latynina Soviet Union Gymnastics 1964 Summer F 2 2 2 6
131 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
135 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
142 Nemov, AlexeiAlexei Nemov Russia Gymnastics 2000 Summer M 2 1 3 6
143 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
146 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
159 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
194 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
200 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, HyejinHyejin 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, BonchanBonchan 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

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
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

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