List of multiple Paralympic gold medalists

This is a list of multiple Paralympic gold medalists, listing people who have won ten or more gold medals at the Paralympic Games. The Paralympics listed for each athlete only include games when they won medals. See the particular article on the athlete for more details on when and for what nation an athlete competed. More medals are available in some events than others, and the number of events in which medals are available overall have changed over time.

Jessica Long, 29 medals at the Summer Paralympics.

Most gold medals over careerEdit

This is a list of multiple Paralympic gold medalists, listing people who have won ten or more Paralympic gold medals. More medals are available in some events than others, and the number of events in which medals are available overall have changed over time.

  Still active

Updated to Tokyo 2021.

This list may not be complete, as the information from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) website is based on sources which does not present all information from earlier Paralympic Games (1960–1984), such as relay and team members.[1]
No. Athlete Nation Sport Years Games Sex       Total
1 Trischa Zorn   United States Swimming 1980–2004 Summer F 41 9 5 55
2 Ragnhild Myklebust   Norway Biathlon, Cross-country skiing, Ice sledge racing 1988–2002 Winter F 22 3 2 27
3 Béatrice Hess   France Swimming 1984–2004 Summer F 20 5 0 25
4 Reinhild Moeller   Germany Alpine skiing, Athletics 1980–2006 Winter, Summer F 19 3 1 23
5 Michael Edgson[2]   Canada Swimming 1984–1992 Summer M 18 3 0 21
6 Sarah Storey   Great Britain Swimming, Cycling 1992–2020 Summer F 17 8 3 28
7 Jonas Jacobsson   Sweden Shooting 1980–2020 Summer M 17 4 9 30
8 Jessica Long   United States Swimming 2004–2020 Summer F 16 8 5 29
9 Roberto Marson   Italy Athletics, Fencing 1964–1976 Summer M 16 7 3 26
10 Gerd Schoenfelder   Germany Alpine skiing 1992–2010 Winter M 16 4 2 22
11 Mike Kenny   Great Britain Swimming 1976–1988 Summer M 16 2 0 18
12 Heinz Frei   Switzerland Athletics, Cycling, Cross-country skiing 1984–2020 Summer, Winter M 15 8 12 35
13 Zipora Rubin-Rosenbaum[3]   Israel Athletics, Swimming, Wheelchair basketball, Table tennis 1964–1992 Summer F 15 8 7 30
14 Mayumi Narita   Japan Swimming 1996–2004 Summer F 15 3 2 20
37 Ihar Boki   Belarus Swimming 2012–2020 Summer M 15 1 1 17
15 Daniel Dias   Brazil Swimming 2008–2020 Summer M 14 7 6 27
16 Franz Nietlispach   Switzerland Athletics 1980–2000 Summer M 14 6 2 22
17 Frank Höfle   Germany Biathlon, Cross-country skiing, Cycling 1992–2002 Winter, Summer M 14 5 5 24
18 Chantal Petitclerc   Canada Athletics 1992–2008 Summer F 14 5 2 21
19 Erin Popovich   United States Swimming 2000–2008 Summer F 14 5 0 19
36 Lee Pearson   Great Britain Equestrian 2000–2020 Summer M 14 2 1 17
20 Matthew Cowdrey   Australia Swimming 2004–2012 Summer M 13 7 3 23
21 Erling Trondsen   Norway Swimming 1976–1992 Summer M 13 6 1 20
22 Claudia Hengst[4]   Germany Swimming 1988–2004 Summer F 13 4 8 25
23 Bart Dodson   United States Athletics 1984–2000 Summer M 13 3 4 20
24 John Morgan   United States Swimming 1984–1992 Summer M 13 2 0 15
25 Natalie du Toit   South Africa Swimming 2004–2012 Summer F 13 2 0 15
26 Cato Zahl Pedersen   Norway Athletics, Cross-country skiing, Alpine skiing 1980–2004 Summer, Winter M 13 1 0 14
27 Rolf Heinzmann   Switzerland Alpine skiing 1980–2002 Winter M 12 2 0 14
28 Uri Bergman   Israel Swimming 1976–1988 Summer M 12 1 1 14
29 Sarah Will   United States Alpine skiing 1992–2002 Winter F 12 1 0 13
30 Sophie Pascoe   New Zealand Swimming 2008-2020 Summer F 11 7 1 19
31 Timothy McIsaac   Canada Swimming 1976–1988 Summer M 11 6 4 21
32 Tanni Grey-Thompson   Great Britain Athletics 1992–2004 Summer F 11 4 1 16
33 Purificacion Santamarta   Spain Athletics 1980–2004 Summer F 11 4 1 16
34 David Roberts   Great Britain Swimming 2000–2008 Summer M 11 4 1 16
35 Margaret Harriman[5]   Rhodesia
  South Africa
Archery, Swimming, Dartchery, Lawn bowls 1960–1996 Summer F 11 2 4 17
38 Terje Loevaas   Norway Cross-country skiing, Athletics 1980–1996 Winter, Summer M 10 5 3 18
39 Isabel Newstead   Great Britain Swimming, Shooting, Athletics 1980–2004 Summer F 10 4 4 18
40 Maksym Krypak[6]   Ukraine Swimming 2016–2020 Summer M 10 4 1 15
41 Arkadiusz Pawlowski   Poland Swimming 1980–2000 Summer M 10 3 5 18
42 Maria Scutti   Italy Athletics, Table tennis, Swimming, Fencing 1960 Summer F 10 3 2 15
43 Magdalena Tjernberg   Sweden Swimming 1984–1988 Summer F 10 3 0 13
44 Carol Bryant   Great Britain Athletics, Table tennis, Swimming, Fencing 1964–1976 Summer F 10 2 5 17
45 Elizabeth Scott   United States Swimming 1992–2000 Summer F 10 2 5 17
46 Marijke Ruiter   Netherlands Swimming, Wheelchair basketball 1972–1988 Summer F 10 0 1 11
47 Tim Sullivan   Australia Athletics 2000–2012 Summer M 10 0 0 10

Most gold medals in one sportEdit

This is a list of Paralympians that have won at least ten gold medals in one sport. The Paralympics listed for each athlete only include games when they won medals in the specified sport.[7]

  Still active

Updated to Tokyo 2021.

This list may not be complete, as the information from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) website is based on sources which does not present all information from earlier Paralympic Games (1960–1984), such as relay and team members.[1]
No. Athlete Nation Sport Years Games Sex       Total
1 Trischa Zorn   United States Swimming 1980–2004 Summer F 41 9 5 55
2 Béatrice Hess   France Swimming 1984–2004 Summer F 20 5 0 25
3 Michael Edgson   Canada Swimming 1984–1992 Summer M 18 3 0 21
4 Jonas Jacobsson   Sweden Shooting 1980–2012 Summer M 17 4 9 30
5 Jessica Long   United States Swimming 2004–2020 Summer F 16 8 5 29
6 Gerd Schoenfelder   Germany Alpine skiing 1992–2010 Winter M 16 4 2 22
7 Reinhild Möller   Germany
  West Germany
Alpine skiing 1980–2006 Winter F 16 2 1 19
8 Mike Kenny   Great Britain Swimming 1976–1988 Summer M 16 2 0 18
9 Ragnhild Myklebust   Norway Cross-country skiing 1988–2002 Winter F 16 0 0 16
10 Mayumi Narita   Japan Swimming 1996–2004 Summer F 15 3 2 20
11 Daniel Dias   Brazil Swimming 2008–2020 Summer M 14 7 6 27
12 Franz Nietlispach   Switzerland Athletics 1980–2000 Summer M 14 6 2 22
13 Chantal Petitclerc   Canada Athletics 1992–2008 Summer F 14 5 2 21
14 Erin Popovich   United States Swimming 2000–2008 Summer F 14 5 0 19
15 Ihar Boki   Belarus Swimming 2012–2020 Summer M 15 1 1 16
40 Lee Pearson   Great Britain Equestrian 2000–2012 Summer M 14 2 1 17
16 Matthew Cowdrey   Australia Swimming 2004–2012 Summer M 13 7 3 23
17 Erling Trondsen   Norway Swimming 1976–1992 Summer M 13 6 1 20
18 Claudia Hengst   Germany
  West Germany
Swimming 1988–2004 Summer F 13 4 8 25
19 Bart Dodson   United States Athletics 1984–2000 Summer M 13 3 4 20
20 John Morgan   United States Swimming 1984–1992 Summer M 13 2 0 15
21 Natalie du Toit   South Africa Swimming 2004–2012 Summer F 13 2 0 15
22 Rolf Heinzmann   Switzerland Alpine skiing 1980–2002 Winter M 12 2 0 14
23 Sarah Will   United States Alpine skiing 1992–2002 Winter F 12 1 0 13
24 Sarah Storey   Great Britain Cycling 2008-2020 Summer F 12 0 0 12
25 Sophie Pascoe   New Zealand Swimming 2008-2020 Summer F 11 7 1 19
26 Heinz Frei   Switzerland Athletics 1984–2000 Summer M 11 6 5 22
27 Timothy McIsaac   Canada Swimming 1976–1988 Summer M 11 6 4 21
28 Purificacion Santamarta   Spain Athletics 1980–2004 Summer F 11 4 1 16
29 David Roberts   Great Britain Swimming 2000–2008 Summer M 11 4 1 16
30 Tanni Grey-Thompson   Great Britain Athletics 1992–2004 Summer F 11 4 1 16
31 Zipora Rubin-Rosenbaum[3]   Israel Athletics 1964–1988 Summer F 11 3 5 19
32 Uri Bergman   Israel Swimming 1976–1988 Summer M 11 0 1 12
33 Frank Höfle   Germany
  West Germany
Cross-country skiing 1988–2006 Winter M 10 5 2 17
34 Maksym Krypak[6]   Ukraine Swimming 2016–2020 Summer M 10 4 1 15
35 Arkadiusz Pawlowski   Poland Swimming 1980–2000 Summer M 10 3 5 18
36 Isabel Newstead   Great Britain Swimming 1980–2004 Summer F 10 3 1 14
37 Terje Loevaas   Norway Cross-country skiing 1980–1994 Winter M 10 3 0 13
38 Magdalena Tjernberg   Sweden Swimming 1984–1988 Summer F 10 3 0 13
39 Elizabeth Scott   United States Swimming 1992–2000 Summer F 10 2 5 17
41 Marijke Ruiter   Netherlands Swimming 1972–1976 Summer F 10 0 0 10
42 Tim Sullivan   Australia Athletics 2000–2008 Summer M 10 0 0 10

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

General
  • IPC Historical Results Database, International Paralympic Committee (IPC), retrieved 12 September 2012
  • See also references in the articles on each athlete.
Specific

External linksEdit