Question: Which athlete has won the most Olympic medals?

Which athlete has won more Olympic medals?

List of Olympic medals over career

No. Athlete Total
1 Michael Phelps 28
2 Larisa Latynina 18
3 Marit Bjørgen 15
4 Nikolai Andrianov

Which American female athlete has won the most Olympic medals?

Allyson Felix becomes most decorated U.S. track athlete in Olympic history with 11 medals. With the United States’ 4×400 women’s relay gold medal win on Saturday, Allyson Felix broke Carl Lewis’ record becomes the most decorated U.S. track athlete in Olympic history.

Who has the second most Olympic medals?

Here are the 10 countries with the most Olympic medals:

  • United States (2980 medals)
  • United Kingdom (948 medals)
  • Germany (892 medals)
  • France (874 medals)
  • Italy (742 medals)
  • China (696 medals)
  • Sweden (661 medals)
  • Australia (562 medals)

Which nation won the Olympics most?

Total number of medals won in the Summer Olympics per country and by color 1896-2020. In the history of the Summer Olympics, the United States has been the most successful nation ever, with a combined total of more than 2,600 medals in 28 Olympic Games.

Who broke Carl Lewis’s record?

Allyson Felix breaks record for most U.S. Olympic track medals, surpassing Carl Lewis. The U.S. women’s 1,600-meter relay team of Allyson Felix, left, Athing Mu, Dalilah Muhammad and Sydney McLaughlin celebrates after winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.

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Has anyone won a Summer and Winter Olympic medal?

The Russian athlete Nikolai Panin is unique in having competed in both a summer sport (shooting in 1912) and a winter sport (figure skating in 1908) but only competing at the Summer Olympics. … Eddie Eagan and Gillis Grafström were the only two athletes to win gold medals in both the Summer and Winter Olympics.