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Michael Phelps' Olympic Medal Count

Michael Phelps - The Olympic Medal Numbers

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Park Taehwan, South Korea; Michael Phelps, United States; Peter Vanderkaay, United States

Silver medalist Park Taehwan, South Korea, gold medalist Michael Phelps, USA, and bronze medalist Peter Vanderkaay, USA, on the podium for the 200m Freestyle

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Michael Phelps' Olympic Medals

MICHAEL PHELPS OLYMPIC MEDALS

  • 2012 London Games (6 medals)
  • GOLD 100m Butterfly 51.21
  • SILVER 200m Butterfly 1:53.01
  • GOLD 200m Individual Medley 1:54.27
  • 4th 400m Individual Medley 4:09.28
  • SILVER 4x100m Freestyle Relay
  • GOLD 4x200m Freestyle Relay
  • GOLD 4x100m Medley Relay
  • 2008 Beijng Medals
  • GOLD - 400m Individual Medley
  • GOLD - 4x100m Freestyle Relay
  • GOLD - 200m Freestyle
  • GOLD - 200m Butterfly
  • GOLD - 4x200m Freestyle Relay
  • GOLD - 200m Individual Medley
  • GOLD - 100m Butterfly
  • GOLD - 4x100m Medley Relay
  • 2004 Athens Medals
  • GOLD - 100m Butterfly
  • GOLD - 200m Butterfly
  • GOLD - 200m Individual Medley
  • GOLD - 400m Individual Medley
  • GOLD - 4x200m Freestyle Relay
  • GOLD - 4x100m Medley Relay
  • BRONZE - 200m Freestyle
  • BRONZE - 4x100m Freestyle Relay
  • All-Time Medals To Date
    22 - 18 Gold, 2 Silver, 2 Bronze

MOST GOLD MEDALS, SINGLE GAMES (as of 1 July 2012)
No. Name, Country Year Sport
8 Michael Phelps, USA 2008 Swimming
7 Mark Spitz, USA 1972 Swimming
6 Kristin Otto, GDR 1988 Swimming
6 Vitaly Shcherbo, BLR/EUN 1992 Gymnastics
6 Kristin Otto, GDR 1988 Swimming

ALL-TIME MEDALISTS - USA
No. Name Year(s) Sport G-S-B
22 Michael Phelps 2004, 2008, 2012 Swimming 18-2-2
12 Dara Torres 1984, 1988, 1992, 2000, 2008 Swimming 4-4-4
12 Jenny Thompson 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 Swimming 8-3-1
11 Mark Spitz 1968, 1972 Swimming 9-1-1
11 Matt Biondi 1984, 1988, 1992 Swimming 8-2-1
11 Carl Osburn 1912, 1920, 1924 Shooting 5-4-2
11 Natalie Coughlin 2004, 2008 Swimming 3-4-4
10 Gary Hall, Jr. 1996, 2000, 2004 Swimming 5-3-2
10 Carl Lewis 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996 Track & Field 9-1-0

ALL-TIME MEDALISTS - ALL NATIONS
No. Name, Country Year(s) Sport G-S-B
22 Michael Phelps 2004, 2008, 2012 Swimming 18-2-2
18 Larissa Latynina, USSR 1956, 1960, 1964 Gymnastics 9-5-4
15 Nikolai Andrianov, USSR 1972, 1976, 1980 Gymnastics 7-5-3
13 Boris Shakhlin, USSR 1956, 1960, 1964 Gymnastics 7-4-2
13 Edoardo Mangiarotti, ITA 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964 Fencing 7-4-2
13 Takashi Ono, JPN 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964 Gymnastics 5-4-4

MOST ALL-TIME GOLD MEDALS - USA
No. Name Year(s) Sport G-S-B
18 Michael Phelps 2004, 2008, 2012 Swimming 18-2-2
9 Mark Spitz 1968, 1972 Swimming 9-1-1
9 Carl Lewis 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996 Track & Field 9-1-0
8 Matt Biondi 1984, 1988, 1992 Swimming 8-2-1
8 Jenny Thompson 1992, 1996, 2000 Swimming 8-3-16

MOST ALL-TIME GOLD MEDALS - ALL NATIONS
No. Name, Country Year(s) Sport G-S-B
18 Michael Phelps, USA 2004, 2008 Swimming 18-2-2
9 Larissa Latynina, USSR 1956, 1960, 1964 Gymnastics 9-5-4
9 Carl Lewis, USA 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996 Track & Field 9-1-0
9 Paavo Nurmi, FIN 1920, 1924, 1928 Track & Field 9-3-0
9 Mark Spitz, USA 1968, 1972 Swimming 9-1-1

MOST MEDALS WON IN A SINGLE OLYMPIC GAMES - ALL NATIONS
No. Name, Country Year(s) Sport G-S-B
8 Michael Phelps, USA 2008 Swimming 8-0-0
8 Michael Phelps, USA 2004 Swimming 6-0-2
8 Aleksandr Dityatin, USSR 1980 Gymnastics 3-4-1
7 Mark Spitz, USA 1972 Swimming 7-0-0
7 Willis Lee, USA 1920 Shooting 5-1-1
7 Matt Biondi, USA 1988 Swimming 5-1-1
7 Boris Shakhlin, USSR 1960 Gymnastics 4-2-1
7 Lloyd Spooner, USA 1920 Shooting 4-1-2
7 Mikhail Voronin, USSR 1968 Gymnastics 2-4-1
7 Nikolai Andrianov, USSR 1976 Gymnastics 2-4-1
7 Maria Gorokhovskaya, USSR 1952 Gymnastics 2-5-0

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