What Olympic medals did Michael Phelps win most?

What medals did Michael Phelps win?

Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time, collecting 28 total medals in his career. Of those medals, 23 are gold, three are silver and two are bronze. He has 10 more medals than the next closest Olympian, former Soviet Union gymnast Larisa Latynina.

Who has the 2nd most Olympic medals?

In cases where two or more athletes have the same number of total medals, the first tiebreaker is the number of gold medals, followed by the number of silver medals.

List of Olympic medals over career.

Athlete Michael Phelps
Gold 23
Silver 3
Bronze 2
Total 28

Is Michael Phelps the greatest athlete of all time?

However, anyway you slice it, Phelps has to at the very least be put on a list of the greatest athletes of all time simply because he is both the greatest Olympic champion of all time and he won more gold medal than anyone in a single Olympiad.

Does Michael Phelps still hold world records?

Michael Phelps Olympic records

Now retired, he retains just four global records and four individual Olympic records. He has been retired since 2016. At the age of 15 years and 9 months, Michael Phelps became the youngest man swimmer in history to set a world swimming record.

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