Best answer: Which female British athlete has the most Olympic medals?

Who is the most decorated British female athlete?

Dame Katherine Grainger is the current Chair of UK Sport. She was appointed for a term of four years in April 2017 with the approval of the Prime Minister. Katherine is Britain’s most decorated female Olympic athlete of all time and the first British woman to win medals at five successive Olympic Games.

Who is the greatest female swimmer of all time?

Since the 2012 London Olympics, Katie Ledecky has become the world’s best distance swimmer and holds more international gold medals than any female swimmer in history.

Who is the most decorated female Olympian ever?

Allyson Felix becomes the most decorated woman in Olympic track history. Allyson Felix won bronze in the women’s 400-meter final in Tokyo on Friday — making her the most decorated female track and field athlete in Olympic history.

Who is the most successful British athlete?

Sir Mo Farah

Farah is the most decorated British track athlete in modern Olympic Games history. He won 5,000m and 10,000m gold at both the 2012 and 2016 Olympics and also completed the double at the World Championships in 2013 and 2015. He is the first man to successfully defend his titles at both major competitions.

Who is the most successful British sportsman?

1. David Beckham. A man that needs no introduction, David Beckham is arguably the most famous sportsman of them all. He played for Manchester United and Real Madrid, as well as captaining his country, for whom he received 115 caps and scored 17 goals.

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