Which UK Olympian has the most gold medals?

Who has the most gold Olympic medals UK?

The most successful British Olympian by gold medals won is Jason Kenny, who has won seven gold medals in track cycling. He is followed by Sir Chris Hoy who won six. Kenny also has the most total medals with 9, followed by fellow cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins who has eight.

Who has the second most Olympic gold medals?

List of most Olympic gold medals over career

No. Athlete Years
1 Michael Phelps 2000–2016
2 Larisa Latynina 1956–1964
3 Paavo Nurmi 1920–1928
4 Mark Spitz 1968–1972

What is Dame Sarah Storey disability?

What is Sarah Storey’s disability? When Dame Sarah Storey was born, her left hand became entangled in her umbilical cord. As a result, the hand did not develop normally. Regardless of her disability, she has competed in and won able-bodied national track cycling events – she is a six-time champion.

Which British Paralympian has won the most medals?

Britain’s most successful Paralympian is swimmer turned cyclist Sarah Storey, who took the honour at the 2020 Summer Paralympics when she won her 16th gold medal, and 27th medal in all.

Medals by Summer Games.

Games Total
Gold 667
Silver 621
Bronze 627
Total 1915

Who is the greatest Paralympian of all time?

With seven Paralympic Games appearances, Trischa Zorn-Hudson is the most decorated Paralympic athlete of all time with 55 medals (41 gold, 9 silver, 5 bronze). At the Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games, Zorn-Hudson pulled off an incredible feat winning 10 gold medals in 10 events and set 10 world records.

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