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This article includes lists of all Olympic medalists since 1896, organized by each Olympic sport or discipline, and also by Olympiad.

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Medalist with most medals by sportEdit

Summer Olympic sportsEdit

Discipline (link to medalists list) Contested Number of Medals awarded Athlete(s) with the most medals
(gold-silver-bronze)
Athlete(s) with the most gold medals
Olympics
(up to 2016)
Medal events
(in 2016)
      Total
  Archery 1900-1908; 1920; since 1972 16 4 58 57 48 163   Hubert van Innis (BEL) (6–3–0)   Hubert van Innis (BEL) (6–3–0)
  Artistic swimming Since 1984 9 2 14 12 13 39   Anastasia Davydova (RUS) (5–0–0)
  Miya Tachibana (JPN) (0–4–1)
  Miho Takeda (JPN) (0–4–1)
  Anastasia Davydova (RUS) (5–0–0)
  Athletics
(men, women)
Since 1896 28 47 886 891 885 2662   Paavo Nurmi (FIN) (9–3–0)   Paavo Nurmi (FIN) (9–3–0)
  Carl Lewis (USA) (9–1–0)
  Badminton Since 1992 7 5 24 24 28 76   Gao Ling (CHN) (2–1–1)   Gao Ling (CHN) (2–1–1)
  Kim Dong-moon (KOR) (2–0–1)
  Zhang Nan (CHN) (2–0–1)
  Zhao Yunlei (CHN) (2–0–1)
  Ge Fei (CHN) (2–0–0)
  Gu Jun (CHN) (2–0–0)
  Lin Dan (CHN) (2–0–0)
  Zhang Jun (CHN) (2–0–0)
  Zhang Ning (CHN) (2–0–0)
  Baseball 1992-2008; 2020; 2028 5 1 5 5 5 15   Pedro Luis Lazo (CUB) (2-2-0)   Pedro Luis Lazo (CUB) (2-2-0)
  Basketball Since 1936 19 2 26 26 26 78   Teresa Edwards (USA) (4–0–1)   Teresa Edwards (USA) (4–0–1)
  Lisa Leslie (USA) (4–0–0)
  Boxing 1904; 1908;
since 1920
25 13 226 226 389 841   László Papp (HUN) (3–0–0)
  Félix Savón (CUB) (3–0–0)
  Teófilo Stevenson (CUB) (3–0–0)
  Boris Lagutin (URS) (2–0–1)
  Oleg Saitov (RUS) (2–0–1)
  Zou Shiming (CHN) (2–0–1)
  Roberto Cammarelle (ITA) (1–1–1)
  Zbigniew Pietrzykowski (POL) (0–1–2)
  Arnold Vanderlyde (NED) (0–0–3)
  László Papp (HUN) (3–0–0)
  Félix Savón (CUB) (3–0–0)
  Teófilo Stevenson (CUB) (3–0–0)
  Canoeing and Kayaking
(men, women)
Since 1936 19 16 194 194 194 582   Birgit Fischer (GER) (8–4–0)   Birgit Fischer (GER) (8–4–0)
  Cycling
(men, women)
Since 1896 28 18 206 206 202 614   Chris Hoy (GBR) (6–1–0)
  Bradley Wiggins (GBR) (4–1–2)
  Chris Hoy (GBR) (6–1–0)
  Diving Since 1904 26 8 106 106 108 320   Dmitri Sautin (RUS) (2–2–4)   Wu Minxia (CHN) (5–1–1)
  Chen Ruolin (CHN) (5–0–0)
  Equestrian 1900;
since 1912
25 6 135 133 133 401   Isabell Werth (FRG) (6–4–0)   Isabell Werth (FRG) (6–4–0)
  Reiner Klimke (FRG) (6–0–2)
  Fencing
(men, women)
Since 1896 28 10 191 191 190 572   Edoardo Mangiarotti (ITA) (6–5–2)   Aladár Gerevich (HUN) (7–1–2)
  Field hockey 1908; 1920;
since 1928
23 2 29 29 28 86   Leslie Claudius (IND) (3–1–0)
  Udham Singh (IND) (3–1–0)
  Teun de Nooijer (NED) (2–2–0)
  Luciana Aymar (ARG) (0–2–2)
  Leslie Claudius (IND) (3–1–0)
  Udham Singh (IND) (3–1–0)
  Richard Allen (IND) (3–0–0)
  Dhyan Chand (IND) (3–0–0)
  Ranganandhan Francis (IND) (3–0–0)
  Randhir Singh Gentle (IND) (3–0–0)
  Rechelle Hawkes (AUS) (3–0–0)
  Balbir Singh, Sr. (IND) (3–0–0)
  Football (soccer) 1900–1928;
since 1936
26 2 28 28 29 85   Christie Rampone (USA) (3–1–0)
  Christie Rampone (USA) (3–1–0)
  Shannon Boxx (USA) (3–0–0)
  Heather Mitts (USA) (3–0–0)
  Heather O'Reilly (USA) (3–0–0)
  Golf 1900–1904, since 2016 3 2 6 6 7 19   Margaret Abbott (USA) (1–0–0)
  Inbee Park (KOR) (1–0–0)
  George Lyon (CAN) (1–0–0)
  Justin Rose (GBR) (1–0–0)
  Charles Sands (USA) (1-0-0)
  Margaret Abbott (USA) (1–0–0)
  Inbee Park (KOR) (1–0–0)
  George Lyon (CAN) (1–0–0)
  Justin Rose (GBR) (1–0–0)
  Charles Sands (USA) (1-0-0)
  Gymnastics
(men, women)
Since 1896 28 18 330 312 314 956   Larisa Latynina (URS) (9–5–4)   Larisa Latynina (URS) (9–5–4)
  Handball
(men, women)
1936;
since 1972
13 2 20 20 20 60   Andrey Lavrov (RUS) (3–0–1)
  Oh Seong-ok (KOR) (1–2–1)
  Andrey Lavrov (RUS) (3–0–1)
  Judo 1964;
since 1972
13 14 109 108 218 435   Ryoko Tani (JPN) (2–2–1)   Tadahiro Nomura (JPN) (3–0–0)
  Modern pentathlon Since 1912 24 2 36 36 36 108   Pavel Lednyov (URS) (2–2–3)   András Balczó (HUN) (3–2–0)
  Rowing
(men, women)
Since 1900 27 14 226 226 216 668   Elisabeta Lipă (ROU) (5–2–1)   Elisabeta Lipă (ROU) (5–2–1)
  Georgeta Damian (ROU) (5–0–1)
  Steve Redgrave (GBR) (5–0–1)
  Rugby 1900; 1908;
1920; 1924; (Rugby sevens from 2016)
5 2 6 7 3 16   Joseph Hunter (USA) (2–0)
  Charles Lee Tilden, Jr. (USA) (2–0)
  Colby Slater (USA) (2–0)
  Joseph Hunter (USA) (2–0)
  Charles Lee Tilden, Jr. (USA) (2–0)
  Colby Slater (USA) (2–0)
  Sailing 1900;
since 1908
26 10 165 157 150 472   Ben Ainslie (GBR) (4–1–0)
  Robert Scheidt (BRA) (2–2–1)
  Torben Grael (BRA) (2–1–2)
  Ben Ainslie (GBR) (4–1–0)
  Paul Elvstrøm (DEN) (4–0–0)
  Shooting 1896; 1900;
1908–1924;
since 1932
26 15 242 243 242 727   Carl Osburn (USA) (5–4–2)   Carl Osburn (USA) (5–4–2)
  Willis Augustus Lee (USA) (5–1–1)
  Ole Lilloe-Olsen (NOR) (5–1–0)
  Alfred Lane (USA) (5–0–1)
  Softball 1996–2008; 2020; 2028 4 1 4 4 4 12   Lisa Fernandez (USA) (3-0-0)   Lisa Fernandez (USA) (3-0-0)
  Swimming
(men, women)
Since 1896 28 34 490 486 491 1467   Michael Phelps (USA) (23–3–2)   Michael Phelps (USA) (23–3–2)
  Table tennis Since 1988 8 4 24 24 28 76   Wang Nan (CHN) (4–1–0)
  Wang Hao (CHN) (2–3–0)
  Wang Nan (CHN) (4–1–0)
  Deng Yaping (CHN) (4–0–0)
  Zhang Yining (CHN) (4–0–0)
  Taekwondo Since 2000 5 8 24 24 32 80   Hwang Kyung-seon (KOR) (2–0–1)
  Steven López (USA) (2–0–1)
  Hadi Saei (IRI) (2–0–1)
  María Espinoza (MEX) (1–1–1)
  Hwang Kyung-seon (KOR) (2–0–1)
  Steven López (USA) (2–0–1)
  Hadi Saei (IRI) (2–0–1)
  Chen Zhong (CHN) (2–0–0)
  Jade Jones (GBR) (2–0–0)
  Wu Jingyu (CHN) (2–0–0)
  Tennis 1896–1924;
since 1988
15 5 56 56 71 183   Venus Williams (USA) (4–1–0)
  Kitty McKane (GBR) (1–2–2)
  Venus Williams (USA) (4–1–0)
  Serena Williams (USA) (4–0–0)
  Triathlon Since 2000 5 2 6 6 6 18   Alistair Brownlee (GBR) (2–0–0)
  Nicola Spirig (SUI) (1–1–0)
  Simon Whitfield (CAN) (1–1–0)
  Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) (0–1–1)
  Bevan Docherty (NZL) (0–1–1)
  Alistair Brownlee (GBR) (2–0–0)
  Volleyball Since 1964 14 4 32 32 32 96   Ana Fernández (CUB) (3–0–1)
  Kerri Walsh Jennings (USA) (3–0–1)
  Inna Ryskal (URS) (2–2–0)
  Sérgio Santos (BRA) (2–2–0)
  Sergey Tetyukhin (RUS) (1–1–2)
  Samuele Papi (ITA) (0–2–2)
  Ana Fernández (CUB) (3–0–1)
  Kerri Walsh Jennings (USA) (3–0–1)
  Regla Bell (CUB) (3–0–0)
  Marlenis Costa (CUB) (3–0–0)
  Karch Kiraly (USA) (3–0–0)
  Mireya Luis (CUB) (3–0–0)
  Misty May-Treanor (USA) (3–0–0)
  Regla Torres (CUB) (3–0–0)
  Water polo 1900;
since 1908
26 2 28 28 29 85   Dezső Gyarmati (HUN) (3–1–1)   Dezső Gyarmati (HUN) (3–1–1)
  György Kárpáti (HUN) (3–0–1)
  Tibor Benedek (HUN) (3–0–0)
  Péter Biros (HUN) (3–0–0)
  Tamás Kásás (HUN) (3–0–0)
  Gergely Kiss (HUN) (3–0–0)
  Tamás Molnár (HUN) (3–0–0)
  Paulo Radmilovic (GBR) (3–0–0)
  Charles Sydney Smith (GBR) (3–0–0)
  Zoltán Szécsi (HUN) (3–0–0)
  George Wilkinson (GBR) (3–0–0)
  Weightlifting 1896; 1904;
since 1920
25 15 185 181 182 548   Pyrros Dimas (GRE) (3–0–1)
  Ronny Weller (GER) (1–2–1)
  Nikolaj Pešalov (BUL, CRO) (1–1–2)
  Norbert Schemansky (USA) (1–1–2)
  Pyrros Dimas (GRE) (3–0–1)
  Kakhi Kakhiashvili (GRE) (3–0–0)
  Halil Mutlu (TUR) (3–0–0)
  Naim Süleymanoğlu (TUR) (3–0–0)
  Wrestling
(freestyle, Greco-Roman)
1896;
since 1904
27 18 373 375 392 1140   Wilfried Dietrich (FRG) (1–2–2)   Kaori Icho (JPN) (4–0–0)

Winter Olympic sportsEdit

Discipline (link to medalists list) Contested Number of Medals awarded Athlete(s) with the most medals
(gold-silver-bronze)
Athlete(s) with the most gold medals
Olympics
(up to 2014)
Medal events
(in 2014)
      Total
  Alpine skiing Since 1936 19 10 132 135 130 397   Kjetil André Aamodt (NOR) (4–2–2)   Kjetil André Aamodt (NOR) (4–2–2)
  Janica Kostelić (CRO) (4–2–0)
  Biathlon 1924[A], Since 1960 16 11 54 54 54 162   Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) (8–4–1)   Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) (8–4–1)
  Bobsleigh 1924–1956;
since 1964
21 3 39 37 39 115   Bogdan Musioł (GDR) (1–5–1)   Kevin Kuske (GER) (4–2–0)
  André Lange (GER) (4–1–0)
  Cross-country skiing Since 1924 22 12 134 132 133 399   Marit Bjørgen (NOR) (8–4–3)   Marit Bjørgen (NOR) (8–4–3)
  Bjørn Dæhlie (NOR) (8–4–0)
  Curling 1924;
since 1998
6 2 7 7 7 21   Anna Le Moine (SWE) (2–0–0)
  Cathrine Lindahl (SWE) (2–0–0)
  Eva Lund (SWE) (2–0–0)
  Anette Norberg (SWE) (2–0–0)
  John Morris (CAN) (2–0–0)
  Kaitlyn Lawes (CAN) (2–0–0)
  Kevin Martin (CAN) (1–1–0)
  Torger Nergård (NOR) (1–1–0)
  Mirjam Ott (SUI) (0–2–0)
  Anna Le Moine (SWE) (2–0–0)
  Cathrine Lindahl (SWE) (2–0–0)
  Eva Lund (SWE) (2–0–0)
  Anette Norberg (SWE) (2–0–0)
  John Morris (CAN) (2–0–0)
  Kaitlyn Lawes (CAN) (2–0–0)
  Figure skating Summer: 1908; 1920
Winter: since 1924[B]
24 5 77 75 76 228   Scott Moir (CAN) (3–2–0)
  Tessa Virtue (CAN) (3–2–0)
  Scott Moir (CAN) (3–2–0)
  Tessa Virtue (CAN) (3–2–0)
  Gillis Grafström (SWE) (3–1–0)
  Sonja Henie (NOR) (3–0–0)
  Irina Rodnina (URS) (3–0–0)
  Freestyle skiing Since 1992 7 10 18 18 18 54   Kari Traa (NOR) (1–1–1)   Alexandre Bilodeau (CAN) (2–0–0)
  David Wise (USA) (2–0–0)
  Ice hockey Summer: 1920
Winter: since 1924[C]
23 2 24 24 24 72   Jayna Hefford (CAN) (4–1–0)
  Hayley Wickenheiser (CAN) (4–1–0)
  Jayna Hefford (CAN) (4–1–0)
  Hayley Wickenheiser (CAN) (4–1–0)
  Caroline Ouellette (CAN) (4–0–0)
  Luge Since 1964 14 4 37 35 36 108   Armin Zöggeler (ITA) (2–1–3)   Natalie Geisenberger (GER) (4–0–1)
  Tobias Arlt (GER) (4–0–0)
  Tobias Wendl (GER) (4–0–0)
  Nordic combined Since 1924 22 3 28 28 28 84   Felix Gottwald (AUT) (3–1–3)   Samppa Lajunen (FIN) (3–2–0)
  Felix Gottwald (AUT) (3–1–3)
  Eric Frenzel (GER) (3–1–2)
  Ulrich Wehling (GDR) (3–0–0)
  Short track speed skating Since 1992 7 8 32 32 32 96   Viktor Ahn (RUS) /
  Ahn Hyun-soo (KOR) (6–0–2)
  Apolo Anton Ohno (USA) (2–2–4)
  Arianna Fontana (ITA) (1–2–5)
  Viktor Ahn (RUS) /
  Ahn Hyun-soo (KOR) (6–0–2)
  Skeleton 1924; 1948;
Since 2002
6 2 6 6 6 18   Lizzy Yarnold (GBR) (2–0–0)
  Martins Dukurs (LAT) (0–2–0)
  John Heaton (USA) (0–2–0)
  Gregor Stähli (SUI) (0–0–2)
  Lizzy Yarnold (GBR) (2–0–0)
  Ski jumping Since 1924 22 4 38 39 37 114   Matti Nykänen (FIN) (4–1–0)   Matti Nykänen (FIN) (4–1–0)
  Simon Ammann (SUI) (4–0–0)
  Snowboarding Since 1998 5 10 14 14 14 42   Shaun White (USA) (3–0–0)
  Jamie Anderson (USA) (2–1–0)
  Kelly Clark (USA) (1–0–2)
  Žan Košir (SLO) (0–1–2)
  Shaun White (USA) (3–0–0)
  Speed skating Since 1924 22 12 152 155 148 455   Ireen Wüst (NED) (5–5–1)   Lidiya Skoblikova (URS) (6–0–0)

^ A. Including military patrol event at 1924 Games, which IOC now refers to biathlon.
^ B. Figure skating was held at the 1908 and 1920 Summer Olympic games prior to the establishment of the Winter Olympics. 21 medals (seven of each color) were awarded in seven events.
^ C. A men's ice hockey tournament was held at the 1920 Summer Olympics, and then added as a Winter Olympics event. Three medals were awarded.

Discontinued summer sportsEdit

Discipline Contested Number of
Olympics
Medals awarded
      Total
  Basque pelota 1900 1 1 1 0 2
  Cricket 1900 1 1 1 0 2
  Croquet 1900 1 3 2 2 7
  Jeu de paume 1908 1 1 1 1 3
  Lacrosse 1904–1908 2 2 2 1 5
  Polo 1900; 1908; 1920;
1924; 1936
5 5 6 5 16
  Rackets 1908 1 2 2 3 7
  Roque 1904 1 1 1 1 3
  Tug of war 1900–1920 5 5 5 3 13
  Water motorsports 1908 1 3 0 0 3

Medalist with most medals by OlympiadEdit

Summer Olympic GamesEdit

Games Medal Host Number of
medal events
Medals awarded Athlete(s) with the most medals
(gold–silver–bronze)
Athlete(s) with the most gold medals
      Total
1896 winners table   Athens, Greece 43 43 43 36 122   Hermann Weingärtner (GER) (3–2–1)   Carl Schuhmann (GER) (4–0–0)
1900 winners table   Paris, France 85[D] 90 90 88 268   Irving Baxter (USA) (2–3–0)
  Walter Tewksbury (USA) (2–2–1)
  Alvin Kraenzlein (USA) (4–0–0)
1904 winners table   St. Louis, United States 94[E] 96 92 92 280   Anton Heida (USA) (5–1–0)
  George Eyser (USA) (3–2–1)
  Burton Downing (USA) (2–3–1)
  Anton Heida (USA) (5–1–0)
1908 winners table   London, United Kingdom 110 110 107 106 323   Mel Sheppard (USA) (3–0–0)
  Henry Taylor (GBR) (3–0–0)
  Benjamin Jones (GBR) (2–1–0)
  Oscar Swahn (SWE) (2–0–1)
  Martin Sheridan (USA) (2–0–1)
  Josiah Ritchie (GBR) (1–1–1)
  Ted Ranken (GBR) (0–3–0)
  Mel Sheppard (USA) (3–0–0)
  Henry Taylor (GBR) (3–0–0)
1912 winners table   Stockholm, Sweden 102 103 104 103 310   Vilhelm Carlberg (SWE) (3–2–0)   Vilhelm Carlberg (SWE) (3–2–0)
  Hannes Kolehmainen (FIN) (3–1–0)
  Alfred Lane (USA) (3–0–0)
1920 winners table   Antwerp, Belgium 156[F] 156 147 136 439   Willis Lee (USA) (5–1–1)
  Lloyd Spooner (USA) (4–1–2)
  Willis Lee (USA) (5–1–1)
  Nedo Nadi (ITA) (5–0–0)
1924 winners table   Paris, France 126 126 127 125 378   Ville Ritola (FIN) (4–2–0)   Paavo Nurmi (FIN) (5–0–0)
1928 winners table   Amsterdam, Netherlands 109 110 108 109 327   Georges Miez (SUI) (3–1–0)
  Hermann Hänggi (SUI) (2–1–1)
  Georges Miez (SUI) (3–1–0)
1932 winners table   Los Angeles, United States 117 116 116 114 346   István Pelle (HUN) (2–2–0)
  Giulio Gaudini (ITA) 0–3–1)
  Heikki Savolainen (FIN) (0–1–3)
  Helene Madison (USA) (3–0–0)
  Romeo Neri (ITA) (3–0–0)
1936 winners table   Berlin, Germany 129 130 128 130 388   Konrad Frey (GER) (3–1–2)   Jesse Owens (USA) (4–0–0)
1948 winners table   London, United Kingdom 136 138 135 138 411   Veikko Huhtanen (FIN) (3–1–1)   Fanny Blankers-Koen (NED) (4–0–0)
1952 winners table   Helsinki, Finland 149 149 152 158 459   Maria Gorokhovskaya (URS) (2–5–0)   Viktor Chukarin (URS) (4–2–0)
1956 winners table   Melbourne, Australia
  Stockholm, Sweden[G]
151[H] 153 153 163 469   Ágnes Keleti (HUN) (4–2–0)
  Larisa Latynina (URS) (4–1–1)
  Ágnes Keleti (HUN) (4–2–0)
  Larisa Latynina (URS) (4–1–1)
1960 winners table   Rome, Italy 150 152 149 160 461   Boris Shakhlin (URS) (4–2–1)   Boris Shakhlin (URS) (4–2–1)
1964 winners table   Tokyo, Japan 163 163 167 174 504   Larisa Latynina (URS) (2–2–2)   Don Schollander (USA) (4–0–0)
1968 winners table   Mexico City, Mexico 172 174 170 183 527   Mikhail Voronin (URS) (2–4–1)   Věra Čáslavská (TCH) (4–2–0)
  Akinori Nakayama (JPN) (4–1–1)
1972 winners table   Munich, West Germany 195 195 195 210 600   Mark Spitz (USA) (7–0–0)   Mark Spitz (USA) (7–0–0)
1976 winners table   Montreal, Quebec, Canada 198 198 199 216 613   Nikolai Andrianov (URS) (4–2–1)   Nikolai Andrianov (URS) (4–2–1)
  Kornelia Ender (GDR) (4–1–0)
  John Naber (USA) (4–1–0)
1980 winners table   Moscow, Soviet Union 203 204 204 223 631   Alexander Dityatin (URS) (3–4–1)   Alexander Dityatin (URS) (3–4–1)
  Caren Metschuck (GDR) (3–1–0)
  Barbara Krause (GDR) (3–0–0)
  Vladimir Parfenovich (URS) (3–0–0)
  Rica Reinisch (GDR) (3–0–0)
  Vladimir Salnikov (URS) (3–0–0)
1984 winners table   Los Angeles, United States 221 226 219 243 688   Li Ning (CHN) (3–2–1)   Ecaterina Szabo (ROU) (4–1–0)
  Carl Lewis (USA) (4–0–0)
1988 winners table   Seoul, South Korea 237 241 234 264 739   Matt Biondi (USA) (5–1–1)   Kristin Otto (GDR) (6–0–0)
1992 winners table   Barcelona, Spain 257 260 257 298 815   Vitaly Scherbo (EUN) (6–0–0)   Vitaly Scherbo (EUN) (6–0–0)
1996 winners table   Atlanta, United States 271 271 273 298 842   Alexei Nemov (RUS) (2–1–3)   Amy Van Dyken (USA) (4–0–0)
2000 winners table   Sydney, Australia 300 300 300 327 927   Alexei Nemov (RUS) (2–1–3)   Ian Thorpe (AUS) (3–2–0)
  Inge de Bruijn (NED) (3–1–0)
  Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel (NED) (3–1–0)
  Jenny Thompson (USA) (3–0–1)
  Lenny Krayzelburg (USA) (3–0–0)
2004 winners table   Athens, Greece 301 301 300 326 927   Michael Phelps (USA) (6–0–2)   Michael Phelps (USA) (6–0–2)
2008 winners table   Beijing, China 302 302 303 353 958   Michael Phelps (USA) (8–0–0)   Michael Phelps (USA) (8–0–0)
2012 winners table   London, United Kingdom 302 302 304 356 962   Michael Phelps (USA) (4–2–0)   Michael Phelps (USA) (4–2–0)
  Missy Franklin (USA) (4–0–1)
2016 winners table   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 306 307 307 360 974   Michael Phelps (USA) (5–1–0)   Michael Phelps (USA) (5–1–0)

^ D. The IOC site for the 1900 Olympic Games gives erroneous figure of 95 events, while the IOC database for the 1900 Olympic Games lists 85 ones.
^ E. The IOC site for the 1904 Olympic Games gives erroneous figure of 91 events, while the IOC database for the 1904 Olympic Games lists 94 ones.
^ F. The IOC site for the 1920 Olympic Games gives erroneous figure of 154 events, while the IOC database for the 1920 Olympic Games lists 156 ones.
^ G. Due to Australian quarantine laws, 6 equestrian events were held in Stockholm several months before the rest of the 1956 Games in Melbourne.
^ H. The IOC site for the 1956 Olympic Games gives figure of 145 events, however actually there was 151 (145 events in Melbourne and 6 equestrian events in Stockholm).

Winter Olympic GamesEdit

Games Medal Host Number of
medal events
Medals awarded Athlete(s) with the most medals
(gold–silver–bronze)
Athlete(s) with the most gold medals
      Total
1924 winners table   Chamonix, France 16 16 16 17 49   Clas Thunberg (FIN) (3–1–1)
  Roald Larsen (NOR) (0–2–3)
  Clas Thunberg (FIN) (3–1–1)
  Thorleif Haug (NOR) (3–0–0)
1928 winners table   St. Moritz, Switzerland 14 14 12 15 41   Bernt Evensen (NOR) (1–1–1)   Johan Grøttumsbraaten (NOR) (2–0–0)
  Clas Thunberg (FIN) (2–0–0)
1932 winners table   Lake Placid, United States 14 14 14 14 42   Irving Jaffee (USA) (2–0–0)
  Jack Shea (USA) (2–0–0)
  Veli Saarinen (FIN) (1–0–1)
  Alexander Hurd (CAN) (0–1–1)
  Willy Logan (CAN) (0–0–2)
  Irving Jaffee (USA) (2–0–0)
  Jack Shea (USA) (2–0–0)
1936 winners table   Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany 17 17 17 17 51   Ivar Ballangrud (NOR) (3–1–0)   Ivar Ballangrud (NOR) (3–1–0)
1948 winners table   St. Moritz, Switzerland 22 22 24 22 68   Henri Oreiller (FRA) (2–0–1)   Henri Oreiller (FRA) (2–0–1)
  Martin Lundström (SWE) (2–0–0)
1952 winners table   Oslo, Norway 22 22 22 23 67   Hjalmar Andersen (NOR) (3–0–0)
  Annemarie Buchner (GER) (0–1–2)
  Hjalmar Andersen (NOR) (3–0–0)
1956 winners table   Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy 24 25 23 24 72   Sixten Jernberg (SWE) (1–2–1)   Toni Sailer (AUT) (3–0–0)
1960 winners table   Squaw Valley, United States 27 28 26 27 81   Veikko Hakulinen (FIN) (1–1–1)   Yevgeny Grishin (URS) (2–0–0)
  Lidiya Skoblikova (URS) (2–0–0)
1964 winners table   Innsbruck, Austria 34 34 38 31 103   Lidiya Skoblikova (URS) (4–0–0)   Lidiya Skoblikova (URS) (4–0–0)
1968 winners table   Grenoble, France 35 35 39 32 106   Jean-Claude Killy (FRA) (3–0–0)
  Toini Gustafsson (SWE) (2–1–0)
  Eero Mäntyranta (FIN) (0–1–2)
  Jean-Claude Killy (FRA) (3–0–0)
1972 winners table   Sapporo, Japan 35 36 34 35 105   Galina Kulakova (URS) (3–0–0)
  Ard Schenk (NED) (3–0–0)
  Vyacheslav Vedenin (URS) (2–0–1)
  Pål Tyldum (NOR) (1–2–0)
  Marjatta Kajosmaa (FIN) (0–2–1)
  Atje Keulen-Deelstra (NED) (0–1–2)
  Galina Kulakova (URS) (3–0–0)
  Ard Schenk (NED) (3–0–0)
1976 winners table   Innsbruck, Austria 37 37 37 37 111   Tatyana Averina (URS) (2–0–2)   Rosi Mittermaier (FRG) (2–1–0)
  Raisa Smetanina (URS) (2–1–0)
  Tatyana Averina (URS) (2–0–2)
  Bernhard Germeshausen (GDR) (2–0–0)
  Nikolay Kruglov (URS) (2–0–0)
  Meinhard Nehmer (GDR) (2–0–0)
1980 winners table   Lake Placid, United States 38 38 39 38 115   Eric Heiden (USA) (5–0–0)   Eric Heiden (USA) (5–0–0)
1984 winners table   Sarajevo, Yugoslavia 39 39 39 39 117   Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi (FIN) (3–0–1)
  Karin Enke (GDR) (2–2–0)
  Gunde Svan (SWE) (2–1–1)
  Marja-Liisa Kirvesniemi (FIN) (3–0–1)
1988 winners table   Calgary, Alberta, Canada 46 46 46 46 138   Yvonne van Gennip (NED) (3–0–0)
  Matti Nykänen (FIN) (3–0–0)
  Tamara Tikhonova (URS) (2–1–0)
  Valeriy Medvedtsev (URS) (1–2–0)
  Marjo Matikainen (FIN) (1–0–2)
  Karin Enke (GDR) (0–2–1)
  Andrea Ehrig (GDR) (0–2–1)
  Vladimir Smirnov (URS) (0–2–1)
  Yvonne van Gennip (NED) (3–0–0)
  Matti Nykänen (FIN) (3–0–0)
1992 winners table   Albertville, France 57 57 58 56 171   Lyubov Yegorova (EUN) (3–2–0)
  Yelena Välbe (EUN) (1–0–4)
  Lyubov Yegorova (EUN) (3–2–0)
  Bjørn Dæhlie (NOR) (3–1–0)
  Vegard Ulvang (NOR) (3–1–0)
1994 winners table   Lillehammer, Norway 61 61 61 61 183   Manuela Di Centa (ITA) (2–2–1)   Lyubov Yegorova (RUS) (3–1–0)
  Johann Olav Koss (NOR) (3–0–0)
1998 winners table   Nagano, Japan 68 69 68 68 205   Larisa Lazutina (RUS) (3–1–1)   Larisa Lazutina (RUS) (3–1–1)
  Bjørn Dæhlie (NOR) (3–1–0)
2002 winners table   Salt Lake City, United States 78 80 76 78 234   Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) (4–0–0)
  Janica Kostelić (CRO) (3–1–0)
  Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) (4–0–0)
2006 winners table   Turin, Italy 84 84 84 84 252   Cindy Klassen (CAN) (1–2–2)   Ahn Hyun-soo (KOR) (3–0–1)
  Michael Greis (GER) (3–0–0)
  Jin Sun-yu (KOR) (3–0–0)
2010 winners table   Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 86 86 87 85 258   Marit Bjørgen (NOR) (3–1–1)   Marit Bjørgen (NOR) (3–1–1)
  Wang Meng (CHN) (3–0–0)
2014 winners table   Sochi, Russia 98 99 97 99 295   Ireen Wüst (NED) (2–3–0)   Viktor Ahn (RUS) (3–0–1)
  Marit Bjørgen (NOR) (3–0–0)
  Darya Domracheva (BLR) (3–0–0)
2018 winners table   Pyeongchang, South Korea 102 103 102 102 307   Marit Bjørgen (NOR) (2–1–2)   Martin Fourcade (FRA) (3–0–0)
  Johannes Høsflot Klæbo (NOR) (3–0–0)

Medalists by ageEdit

By sportEdit

Title Age Medalist Details Notes
Freestyle skiing
Youngest freestyle skiing medalist 19 years 321 days Justine Dufour-Lapointe [1]
Youngest freestyle skiing gold medalist 19 years 321 days Justine Dufour-Lapointe [1]
Youngest female freestyle skiing medalist 19 years 321 days Justine Dufour-Lapointe [1]
Youngest female freestyle skiing gold medalist 19 years 321 days Justine Dufour-Lapointe At the 2014 Winter Olympics, Justine Dufour-Lapointe became the youngest freestyle skiing gold medalist. In the women's moguls, she finished just ahead of her older sister, Chloé, who took the silver medal; her eldest sister, Maxime, finished 12th. They became the third pair of sisters to finish 1-2 in an event at the Winter Games. It was the fifth time three siblings have competed at the same event at the Winter Games.

[1][2]

Biathlon
Oldest biathlon medalist 40 Ole Einar Bjørndalen [3]
Oldest biathlon gold medalist 40 Ole Einar Bjørndalen [3]
Oldest male biathlon medalist 40 Ole Einar Bjørndalen [3]
Oldest male biathlon gold medalist 40 Ole Einar Bjørndalen At 2014 Winter Olympics, Ole Einar Bjørndalen won gold at the 10 km sprint biathlon event, tying the record number of total medals in the Winter Olympics at 12, along with Bjørn Dæhlie, and becoming the oldest Winter Olympics medalist at age 40. [3]
Skeleton
Oldest skeleton gold medalist 39 Duff Gibson [4]
Oldest male skeleton gold medalist 39 Duff Gibson At the 2006 Winter Olympics, Duff Gibson became the oldest Winter Games gold medalist by winning gold in skeleton. He has subsequently been eclipsed as the oldest gold medalist at the Winter Games. [4]
Luge
Youngest luge gold medalist 20 Felix Loch [5]
Youngest male luge gold medalist 20 Felix Loch At the 2010 Winter Olympics, he became the youngest ever Olympic luge gold medalist. [5]
Cycling
Oldest cycling gold medalist 42 Kristin Armstrong At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she became the oldest cycling gold medalist, when she won the women's road time trial race, defending her gold medal from Beijing 2008. She repeated her success at the 2016 Summer Olympics, winning third gold in a row and setting a new record. [6]
Oldest female cycling gold medalist 42 Kristin Armstrong [6]
Athletics
Oldest athletics medalist 48 Terence Lloyd Johnson [7]
Oldest athletics gold medalist 42 Pat McDonald [7]
Oldest male athletics medalist 48 Terence Lloyd Johnson At the 1948 Summer Olympics, he won bronze in the men's 50 km walk. [7]
Oldest male athletics gold medalist 42 Pat McDonald At the 1920 Summer Olympics, he won the men's 56 lbs toss. [7]
Oldest female athletics medalist 40 Merlene Ottey At the 2000 Summer Olympics, she won bronze in the women's 100m dash. [7]
Oldest female athletics gold medalist 39 Ellina Zvereva At the 2000 Summer Olympics, she won gold for the discus throw. [7]
Swimming
Oldest swimming medalist 41 Dara Torres Torres won silver for the women's 4x100 freestyle team relay as anchor at the 2008 Summer Olympics. [8]
Oldest male swimming medalist 38 William Robinson Robinson won silver for the men's 200m breaststroke at the 1908 Summer Olympics. [8]
Oldest female swimming medalist 41 Dara Torres [8]
Sailing
Oldest male sailing gold medalist 54 Santiago Lange Lange won gold for the Nacra 17 at the 2016 Summer Olympics. [9]

By OlympiadEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

General
  • "Factsheet: Records and medals Games of the Olympiad" (PDF) (Press release). International Olympic Committee. January 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-10-16. Retrieved 2009-02-23.
  • "Factsheet: Records and medals at the Olympic Winter Games" (PDF) (Press release). International Olympic Committee. February 2008. Retrieved 2009-02-23.
  • "Results database". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2009-02-23.
  • "Olympic sports index". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-02-23.
  • "Summer games index". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-02-26.
  • "Winter games index". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-02-23.
Specific
  1. ^ a b c d The Canadian Press (8 February 2014). "Dufour-Lapointe sisters win gold and silver in Olympic moguls". CTV News. Archived from the original on 9 February 2014.
  2. ^ Rod Perry (8 February 2014). "Dufour-Lapointe sisters could make history in women's moguls final". CBC News.
  3. ^ a b c d Eric Williamsen (8 February 2014). "Ole Einar Bjoerndalen Becomes Oldest Winter Olympic Gold Medalist In 10-Kilometer Sprint". Huffington Post.
  4. ^ a b Rob Gloster (9 February 2014). "All the winners on day two at Sochi". Sidney Morning Herald.
  5. ^ a b Justin Palmer (8 February 2014). "Germany's Loch in pole position to win second gold". Reuters.
  6. ^ a b Associated Press (11 August 2016). "Kristin Armstrong wins third consecutive gold in women's cycling time trial". ESPN.
  7. ^ a b c d e f Steven Lynch (14 September 2013). "The oldest Olympic medalist". Ask Steven. ESPN.
  8. ^ a b c Emily Brandon (13 August 2008). "Dara Torres: The Oldest Olympic Swimming Medalist in History". US News and World Report. Archived from the original on 9 December 2014.
  9. ^ "Rio Olympics 2016: Santiago Lange wins gold with Cecilia Carranza Saroli". www.bbc.com. 2016-08-17. Retrieved 2016-09-20. The 54-year-old, the oldest sailor competing in Rio, and his compatriot won the Nacra 17 mixed category.

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