List of multiple Paralympic gold medalists

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This is a list of multiple Paralympic gold medalists, listing people who have won ten or more gold medals at the Paralympic Games.

The Paralympics listed for each athlete only include games when they won medals. See the particular article on the athlete for more details on when and for what nation an athlete competed.

More medals are available in some events than others, and the number of events in which medals are available overall have changed over time.

Most gold medals over career[edit]

This is a list of multiple Paralympic gold medalists, listing people who have won ten or more Paralympic gold medals.

More medals are available in some events than others, and the number of events in which medals are available overall have changed over time.

This list may not be complete, as the information from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) website is based on sources which does not present all information from earlier Paralympic Games (1960–1984), such as relay and team members.[1]
No. Athlete Nation Sport(s) Years Games Sex Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Trischa Zorn  United States Swimming 1980–2004 Summer F 41 9 5 55[2]
2 Ragnhild Myklebust  Norway Biathlon, Cross-country skiing, Ice sledge racing 1988–2002 Winter F 22 3 2 27
3 Béatrice Hess  France Swimming 1984–2004 Summer F 20 5 0 25
4 Reinhild Moeller  Germany Alpine skiing, Athletics 1980–2006 Winter, Summer F 19 3 1 23
5 Michael Edgson[3]  Canada Swimming 1984–1992 Summer M 18 3 0 21
6 Jonas Jacobsson  Sweden Shooting 1980–2012 Summer M 17 4 9 30
7 Roberto Marson  Italy Athletics, Fencing 1964–1976 Summer M 16 7 3 26
8 Gerd Schoenfelder  Germany Alpine skiing 1992–2010 Winter M 16 4 2 22
9 Mike Kenny  Great Britain Swimming 1976–1988 Summer M 16 2 0 18
10 Zipora Rubin-Rosenbaum[4]  Israel Athletics, Swimming, Wheelchair basketball, Table tennis 1964–1992 Summer F 15 8 7 30
11 Heinz Frei  Switzerland Athletics, Cycling, Cross-country skiing 1984–2016 Summer, Winter M 15 7 12 34
12 Mayumi Narita  Japan Swimming 1996–2004 Summer F 15 3 2 20
13 Sarah Storey  Great Britain Swimming, Cycling 1992-2016 Summer F 14 8 3 25
14 Daniel Dias  Brazil Swimming 2008–2016 Summer M 14 7 3 24
15 Franz Nietlispach  Switzerland Athletics 1980–2000 Summer M 14 6 2 22
16 Frank Höfle  Germany Biathlon, Cross-country skiing, Cycling 1992–2002 Winter, Summer M 14 5 5 24
17 Chantal Petitclerc  Canada Athletics 1992–2008 Summer F 14 5 2 21
18 Erin Popovich  United States Swimming 2000–2008 Summer F 14 5 0 19
19 Matthew Cowdrey  Australia Swimming 2004–2012 Summer M 13 7 3 23
20 Erling Trondsen  Norway Swimming 1976–1992 Summer M 13 6 1 20
21 Claudia Hengst[5]  Germany Swimming 1988–2004 Summer F 13 4 8 25
22 Bart Dodson  United States Athletics 1984–2000 Summer M 13 3 4 20
23 John Morgan  United States Swimming 1984–1992 Summer M 13 2 0 15
23 Natalie du Toit  South Africa Swimming 2004–2012 Summer F 13 2 0 15
25 Cato Zahl Pedersen  Norway Athletics, Cross-country skiing, Alpine skiing 1980–2004 Summer, Winter M 13 1 0 14
26 Rolf Heinzmann  Switzerland Alpine skiing 1980–2002 Winter M 12 2 0 14
27 Uri Bergman  Israel Swimming 1976–1988 Summer M 12 1 1 14
28 Sarah Will  United States Alpine skiing 1992–2002 Winter F 12 1 0 13
29 Timothy McIsaac  Canada Swimming 1976–1988 Summer M 11 6 4 21
30 Tanni Grey-Thompson  Great Britain Athletics 1992–2004 Summer F 11 4 1 16
30 Purificacion Santamarta  Spain Athletics 1980–2004 Summer F 11 4 1 16
32 David Roberts  Great Britain Swimming 2000–2008 Summer M 11 4 1 16
33 Margaret Harriman[6]  Rhodesia
 South Africa
Archery, Swimming, Dartchery, Lawn bowls 1960–1996 Summer F 11 2 4 17
34 Lee Pearson  Great Britain Equestrian 2000–2016 Summer M 11 2 1 14
35 Ihar Boki  Belarus Swimming 2012–2016 Summer M 11 1 1 13
36 Terje Loevaas  Norway Cross-country skiing, Athletics 1980–1996 Winter, Summer M 10 5 3 18
37 Isabel Newstead  Great Britain Swimming, Shooting, Athletics 1980–2004 Summer F 10 4 4 18
38 Arkadiusz Pawlowski  Poland Swimming 1980–2000 Summer M 10 3 5 18
39 Magdalena Tjernberg  Sweden Swimming 1984–1988 Summer F 10 3 0 13
40 Carol Bryant  Great Britain Athletics, Table tennis, Swimming, Fencing 1964–1976 Summer F 10 2 5 17
41 Elizabeth Scott  United States Swimming 1992–2000 Summer F 10 2 5 17
42 Marijke Ruiter  Netherlands Swimming, Wheelchair basketball 1972–1988 Summer F 10 0 1 11
43 Tim Sullivan  Australia Athletics 2000–2012 Summer M 10 0 0 10

Most gold medals in one sport[edit]

This is a list of Paralympians that have won at least ten gold medals in one sport. The Paralympics listed for each athlete only include games when they won medals in the specified sport.

This list may not be complete, as the information from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) website is based on sources which does not present all information from earlier Paralympic Games (1960–1984), such as relay and team members.[1]
No. Athlete Nation Sport Years Games Sex Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Trischa Zorn  United States Swimming 1980–2004 Summer F 41 9 5 55[2]
2 Béatrice Hess  France Swimming 1984–2004 Summer F 20 5 0 25
3 Michael Edgson  Canada Swimming 1984–1992 Summer M 18 3 0 21
4 Jonas Jacobsson  Sweden Shooting 1980–2012 Summer M 17 4 9 30
5 Gerd Schoenfelder  Germany Alpine skiing 1992–2010 Winter M 16 4 2 22
6 Reinhild Möller  Germany,
West Germany
Alpine skiing 1980–2006 Winter F 16 2 1 19
7 Mike Kenny  Great Britain Swimming 1976–1988 Summer M 16 2 0 18
8 Ragnhild Myklebust  Norway Cross-country skiing 1988–2002 Winter F 16 0 0 16
9 Mayumi Narita  Japan Swimming 1996–2004 Summer F 15 3 2 20
10 Franz Nietlispach  Switzerland Athletics 1980–2000 Summer M 14 6 2 22
11 Chantal Petitclerc  Canada Athletics 1992–2008 Summer F 14 5 2 21
12 Erin Popovich  United States Swimming 2000–2008 Summer F 14 5 0 19
13 Matthew Cowdrey  Australia Swimming 2004–2012 Summer M 13 7 3 23
14 Erling Trondsen  Norway Swimming 1976–1992 Summer M 13 6 1 20
15 Claudia Hengst  Germany,
West Germany
Swimming 1988–2004 Summer F 13 4 8 25
16 Bart Dodson  United States Athletics 1984–2000 Summer M 13 3 4 20
17 John Morgan  United States Swimming 1984–1992 Summer M 13 2 0 15
17 Natalie du Toit  South Africa Swimming 2004–2012 Summer F 13 2 0 15
19 Rolf Heinzmann  Switzerland Alpine skiing 1980–2002 Winter M 12 2 0 14
20 Sarah Will  United States Alpine skiing 1992–2002 Winter F 12 1 0 13
21 Heinz Frei  Switzerland Athletics 1984–2000 Summer M 11 6 5 22
22 Timothy McIsaac  Canada Swimming 1976–1988 Summer M 11 6 4 21
23 Purificacion Santamarta  Spain Athletics 1980–2004 Summer F 11 4 1 16
23 David Roberts  Great Britain Swimming 2000–2008 Summer M 11 4 1 16
23 Tanni Grey-Thompson  Great Britain Athletics 1992–2004 Summer F 11 4 1 16
26 Zipora Rubin-Rosenbaum[4]  Israel Athletics 1964–1988 Summer F 11 3 5 19
27 Ihar Boki  Belarus Swimming 2012–2016 Summer M 11 1 1 13
28 Uri Bergman  Israel Swimming 1976–1988 Summer M 11 0 1 12
29 Frank Höfle  Germany,
West Germany
Cross-country skiing 1988–2006 Winter M 10 5 2 17
30 Arkadiusz Pawlowski  Poland Swimming 1980–2000 Summer M 10 3 5 18
31 Isabel Newstead  Great Britain Swimming 1980–2004 Summer F 10 3 1 14
32 Terje Loevaas  Norway Cross-country skiing 1980–1994 Winter M 10 3 0 13
32 Magdalena Tjernberg  Sweden Swimming 1984–1988 Summer F 10 3 0 13
34 Elizabeth Scott  United States Swimming 1992–2000 Summer F 10 2 5 17
35 Lee Pearson  Great Britain Equestrian 2000–2012 Summer M 10 1 1 12
36 Marijke Ruiter  Netherlands Swimming 1972–1976 Summer F 10 0 0 10
36 Tim Sullivan  Australia Athletics 2000–2008 Summer M 10 0 0 10

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ a b Multi-Medallists, International Paralympic Committee (IPC)
  2. ^ a b "Paralympic Hall of Famers; GB Gets Flagbearer; IPC Predicts Best Games Ever". aroundtherings.com. Retrieved 8 September 2012. Trischa Zorn’s 55 medals, 41 were gold 
  3. ^ "Michael Edgson". Swimming Canada. Archived from the original on 21 August 2013. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Results for Zipora Rubin from the International Paralympic Committee
  5. ^ Results for Claudia Hengst from the International Paralympic Committee
  6. ^ Results for Maragaret Harriman from the International Paralympic Committee

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