You asked: What American female has won the Olympic gold medals?

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 fastest black woman in the world?

Rudolph was acclaimed the fastest woman in the world in the 1960s and became the first American woman to win three gold medals in a single Olympic Games.

Wilma Rudolph.

Personal information
Full name Wilma Glodean Rudolph
Nickname(s) Skeeter The Black Gazelle The Tornado The Black Pearl The Flash The Track Star

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 has won the most gold medals in the same event?

Individual events

Rank Athlete Event
1 Michael Phelps 200 m individual medley
Mijaín López Greco-Roman 120/130 kg
7 Georg Hackl Singles
Ralf Schumann* 25 m rapid fire pistol
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