Which country has won the most gold medals in Olympic history?

Who has won the most Olympic medals gold?

Most number of Olympic medals won

Legendary former American swimmer Michael Phelps is the most successful male Olympian of all time with 28 Olympic medals. Incredibly, 23 of them are gold medals, which is also the record for most Olympic golds won by a male athlete.

Which is the smallest country to win an Olympic medal?

San Marino becomes the smallest country to win an Olympic medal.

  • TOKYO — San Marino waited 61 years for its first Olympic medal, which came on Thursday. …
  • In 2012, it seemed as if the tiny land had finally struck silver or bronze.

How many gold India won in Olympics?

India has won 35 medals at the Olympics since the 1900 edition. Here’s a brief about each of the Indian Olympic winners. A two-medal haul on their debut kick-started India’s campaign at the Olympics. India has since won 35 medals across 24 Olympic Games – including golds, silvers and bronze.

Has Australia ever won the Olympics?

Australia has sent athletes to all editions of the modern Olympic Games. Australia has competed in every Summer Olympic Games, as well as every Winter Olympics except 1924–32 and 1948.

Medals by Summer Games.

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Games Total
Athletes
Gold 164
Silver 173
Bronze 210

Who has the most gold medals per capita?

Table: Top ranked teams based on AVERAGE GOLD MEDALS per million population

rank Country Ave Gold /million pop
1 The Bahamas 1.21
2 Grenada 0.89
3 Bermuda 0.84
4 Kosovo 0.80

Which country has the most athletes in 2021 Olympics?

The United States has the largest contingent of Olympic athletes with 657, followed by host Japan with 615. The U.S. team was led by flag bearers Sue Bird (basketball) and Eddy Alvarez (baseball) during the Opening Ceremonies.