List of top Olympic gold medalists in swimming

This is the top 15 male Olympic swimming golden medals and male and female


|- !!!Name!!Gold!!Silver!!Bronze!!Total |- | 1. || United States Michael Phelps || bgcolor="gold" align="center" |23|| bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 3 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 2 || align="center" | 28 |- | 2. || United States Mark Spitz || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 9 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 1 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 1 || align="center" | 11 |- | 3. || United States Matt Biondi || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 8 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 2 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 1 || align="center" | 11 |- | 4. || United States Ryan Lochte || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 6 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 3 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 3 || align="center" | 12 |- | 5. || United States Gary Hall, Jr. || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 5 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 3 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 2 || align="center" | 10 |- | 6. || Australia Ian Thorpe || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 5 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 3 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 1 || align="center" | 9 |- | 7. || United States Aaron Peirsol || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 5 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 2 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 0 || align="center" | 7 |- | 8. || United States Nathan Adrian || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 5 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 1 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 2 || align="center" | 8 |- | 9. || United States Tom Jager || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 5 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 1 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 1 || align="center" | 7 |- | 10. || United States Don Schollander || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 5 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 1 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 0 || align="center" | 6 |- | 11. || United States Johnny Weissmuller || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 5 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 0 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 0 || align="center" | 5 |- | 12. || Russia Alexander Popov || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 4 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 5 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 0 || align="center" | 9 |- | rowspan=2|13|| East Germany Roland Matthes || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 4 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 2 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 2 || align="center" | 8 |- | United States Jason Lezak || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 4 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 2 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 2 || align="center" | 8 |- | 15. || United States Matt Grevers || bgcolor="gold" align="center" | 4 || bgcolor="silver" align="center" | 2 || bgcolor="#C19A6B" align="center" | 0 || align="center" | 6 |}

This is the top 15 female Olympic swimming gold medalists:

Name Gold Silver Bronze Total
1. United States Jenny Thompson 8 3 1 12
2 East Germany Kristin Otto 6 0 0 6
United States Amy Van Dyken 6 0 0 6
4. Hungary Krisztina Egerszegi 5 1 1 7
United States Dana Vollmer 5 1 1 7
6. United States Katie Ledecky 5 1 0 6
7. United States Missy Franklin 5 0 1 6
8. United States Dara Torres 4 4 4 12
9 Australia Dawn Fraser 4 4 0 8
East Germany Kornelia Ender 4 4 0 8
11 Netherlands Inge de Bruijn 4 2 2 8
United States Allison Schmitt 4 2 2 8
13. Australia Libby Trickett 4 1 2 7
14 United States Janet Evans 4 1 0 5
Ukraine Yana Klochkova 4 1 0 5

Individual eventsEdit

All swimmers with at least four individual gold medals are listed.

Men

Name Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.   Michael Phelps 13 2 1 16
2.   Mark Spitz 4 1 1 6
3.   Alexander Popov 4 1 0 5
4.   Roland Matthes 4 0 1 5
5   Tamás Darnyi 4 0 0 4
  Kosuke Kitajima 4 0 0 4

Women

Name Gold Silver Bronze Total
1.   Krisztina Egerszegi 5 1 1 7
2.   Inge de Bruijn 4 1 1 6
3   Janet Evans 4 1 0 5
  Yana Klochkova 4 1 0 5
5.   Kristin Otto 4 0 0 4
  Katie Ledecky 4 0 0 4

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