How many gold medals can be won in the Olympics?

How many gold medals are in the Olympics?

Finally, on a few occasions, the IOC has revoked a medal from an athlete found to have broken the rules and awarded it to another athlete. That said, here are the top 10 winners in total medals for the Summer, then Winter Olympics as of 2021.

Olympic Medals By Country 2021.

Country United States
Gold 1180
Silver 959
Bronze 841
Total Medals 2980

What is the most gold medals won in a single Olympics?

Most gold medals won in a single Olympics

Michael Phelps won eight gold medals at Beijing 2008 – the most in a single Olympics.

What were Michael Phelps 8 gold medals?

When Phelps won eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Games, he broke fellow American swimmer Mark Spitz’s 1972 record of seven first-place finishes at any single Olympic Games.

Michael Phelps.

Personal information
Spouse(s) Nicole Johnson
Sport
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly, individual medley, freestyle, backstroke

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

How many medals does Russia have 2021?

Both countries are followed by the Russian Olympic Committee’s 71 medals, which include 20 gold. The last two weeks were full of dramatic upsets and emotional wins.

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Will US win the most gold medals?

DK also has overall medal and gold medal over/unders for several countries, as well as futures on which country will win the most gold medals.

Team USA Medal Count Over/Unders Sitting Lower Than Past Summer Olympics.

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