Which American female has won the most Olympic gold medals?
Latynina has the most medals of any female athlete in Olympic history, with 18. She won six medals in each Olympic Games that she competed in, winning the individual all-around titles in 1956 and 1960. Astakhova won two medals in 1956, four medals in 1960, and four medals in 1964.
Who is the first female athlete to win medals in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games?
Clara Hughes is the first person to win multiple medals in both Summer and Winter Games and holds the highest number of medals of any olympian to win medals in both the Summer and Winter Games. Nine athletes have won at least five Olympic medals without being Olympic champions.
Who is the most famous female athlete?
Who is the most famous female athlete worldwide?
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