List of top Olympic gold medalists in swimming

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This is the top 15 male Olympic swimming gold medalists:

Name Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. United States Michael Phelps 23 3 2 28
2. United States Mark Spitz 9 1 1 11
3. United States Matt Biondi 8 2 1 11
4. United States Ryan Lochte 6 3 3 12
5. United States Gary Hall, Jr. 5 3 2 10
6. Australia Ian Thorpe 5 3 1 9
7. United States Aaron Peirsol 5 2 0 7
8. United States Nathan Adrian 5 1 2 8
9. United States Tom Jager 5 1 1 7
10. United States Don Schollander 5 1 0 6
11. United States Johnny Weissmuller 5 0 0 5
12. Russia Alexander Popov 4 5 0 9
13 East Germany Roland Matthes 4 2 2 8
United States Jason Lezak 4 2 2 8
15. United States Matt Grevers 4 2 0 6

This is the top 15 female Olympic swimming gold medalists:

Name Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. United States Jenny Thompson 8 3 1 12
2 East Germany Kristin Otto 6 0 0 6
United States Amy Van Dyken 6 0 0 6
4. Hungary Krisztina Egerszegi 5 1 1 7
United States Dana Vollmer 5 1 1 7
6. United States Katie Ledecky 5 1 0 6
7. United States Missy Franklin 5 0 1 6
8. United States Dara Torres 4 4 4 12
9 Australia Dawn Fraser 4 4 0 8
East Germany Kornelia Ender 4 4 0 8
11 Netherlands Inge de Bruijn 4 2 2 8
United States Allison Schmitt 4 2 2 8
13. Australia Libby Trickett 4 1 2 7
14 United States Janet Evans 4 1 0 5
Ukraine Yana Klochkova 4 1 0 5

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All swimmers with at least four individual gold medals are listed.

Men

Name Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. United States Michael Phelps 13 2 1 16
2. United States Mark Spitz 4 1 1 6
3. Russia Alexander Popov 4 1 0 5
4. East Germany Roland Matthes 4 0 1 5
5 Hungary Tamás Darnyi 4 0 0 4
Japan Kosuke Kitajima 4 0 0 4

Women

Name Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. Hungary Krisztina Egerszegi 5 1 1 7
2. Netherlands Inge de Bruijn 4 1 1 6
3 United States Janet Evans 4 1 0 5
Ukraine Yana Klochkova 4 1 0 5
5. East Germany Kristin Otto 4 0 0 4
United States Katie Ledecky 4 0 0 4

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