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Most Gold Medals

Men

No   Sport G-S-B
14† Michael Phelps Swimming 14-0-2
10* Raymond Ewry Track/Field 10-0-0
9 Mark Spitz Swimming 9-1-1
9 Carl Lewis Track/Field 9-1-0
8† Matt Biondi Swimming 8-2-1
5 Carl Osburn Shooting 5-4-2
5* Martin Sheridan Track/Field 5-3-1
5 Charles Daniels Swimming 5-1-2
5‡ Tom Jager Swimming 5-1-1
5 Willis Lee Shooting 5-1-1
5 Anton Heida Gymnastics 5-1-0
5 Don Schollander Swimming 5-1-0
5 Johnny Weissmuller Swim/Water Polo 5-0-1
5 Alfred Lane Shooting 5-0-1
5 Morris Fisher Shooting 5-0-0
4 Gary Hall Jr. Swimming 5-3-1
4 Jim Lightbody Track/Field 4-2-0
4 Lloyd Spooner Shooting 4-1-2
4 Greg Louganis Diving 4-1-0
4 John Naber Swimming 4-1-0
4 Meyer Prinstein Track/Field 4-1-0
4 Mel Sheppard Track/Field 4-1-0
4 Marcus Hurley Cycling 4-0-1
4 Marcus Hurley Cycling 4-0-1
4† Jon Olsen Swimming 4-0-1
4 Archie Hahn Track/Field 4-0-0
4 Alvin Kraenzlein Track/Field 4-0-0
4 Al Oerter Track/Field 4-0-0
4 Jesse Owens Track/Field 4-0-0
*Medals won by Ewry (2-0-0) and Sheridan (2-3-0) at the 1906 Intercalated games are not officially recognized by the IOC.
†Includes gold medal as prelim. member of 1st-place relay team.
‡ Includes 3 gold medals as prelim. member of 1st-place relay teams.

Women

No   Sport G-S-B
8 Jenny Thompson Swimming 8-3-1
6† Amy Van Dyken Swimming 6-0-0
4 Dara Torres Swimming 4-4-4
4 Evelyn Ashford Track/Field 4-1-0
4 Janet Evans Swimming 4-1-0
4 Pat McCormick Diving 4-0-0
3 Natalie Coughlin Swimming 3-4-4
3 Florence Griffith Joyner Track/Field 3-2-0
3 Jackie Joyner-Kersee Track/Field 3-1-2
3† Mary T. Meagher Swimming 3-1-1
3 Gwen Torrence Track/Field 3-1-1
3 Valerie Brisco-Hooks Track/Field 3-1-0
3 Nancy Hogshead Swimming 3-1-0
3 Sharon Stouder Swimming 3-1-0
3 Wyomia Tyus Track/Field 3-1-0
3 Chris von Saltza Swimming 3-1-0
3 Wilma Rudolph Track/Field 3-0-1
3 Melissa Belote Swimming 3-0-0
3 Ethelda Bleibtrey Swimming 3-0-0
3 Tracy Caulkins Swimming 3-0-0
3† Nicole Haislett Swimming 3-0-0
3 Helen Madison Swimming 3-0-0
3 Debbie Meyer Swimming 3-0-0
3 Sandra Neilson Swimming 3-0-0
3 Martha Norelius Swimming 3-0-0
3† Carrie Steinseifer Swimming 3-0-0
3‡ Ashley Tappin Swimming 3-0-0
†Includes gold medal as prelim. member of 1st-place relay team.
‡ Includes 3 gold medals as prelim. member of 1st-place relay teams.

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