Most Decorated Olympians Of All Times Top 20 List

Most Decorated Olympians Of All Times Top 20 List. Top 20 Most Decorated Olympians Of All Times. Top 10 Most Medal Winners in Olympics History.

Olympics are the leading international sporting event featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from all around the world participate in. Olympics event takes place every four year. Every four years this event is such an historic event made possible by some of the greatest athletes competing in number of sports discipline. With more than 200 nations the Olympic Games are considered to be the world’s foremost sports competition.

The Olympic event consists of international sports federations National Olympic Committees and organizing committees for each specific Olympic Games. American swimmer Michael Phelps has won the most Olympic medals as of February 2014.

In Greece Michale Phelps won 6 gold medals and 2 bronze in 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina has won the most medals in individual events.

Most Decorated Olympians Of All Times Top 20 List

Most Decorated Olympians Of All Times Top 20 List

Top most decorated Olympians of all times are like Michael Phelps, Larisa Latynina, Paavo Nurmi, Mark Spitz, Carl Lewis and Ole Bjorndalen. Now we look some of the most successful athletes in the Olympics history.

Athletes With Most Gold Medals In Olympic History

No          ATHLETE                                              SPORT                   YEAR                     GOLD    SILVER BRONZ TOTAL

1              usaMichael Phelps                          Swimming           2004-12                18            2            2             22

2              RussiaLarisa Latynina                      Gymnastics         1956–64               9              5            4             18

3              FinlandPaavo Nurmi                       Athletics              1920–28               9              3            0             12

4              USAMark Spitz                                  Swimming           1968–72               9              1            1             11

5              USACarl Lewis                                   Athletics              1984–96               9              1            0             10

6              NorwayOle Bjørndalen                  Biathlon               1998–2014           8              4            1             13

7              NorwayBjørn Dæhlie                      skiing                     1992–98               8              4            0             12

8              GermanyBirgit Fischer                   Canoeing             1980–2004           8              4            0             12

9              japanSawao Kato                             Gymnastics         1968–76               8              3            1             12

10           USAJenny Thompson                     Swimming           1992–2004           8               3            1             12

11           USAMatt Biondi                                Swimming           1984–92               8               2            1             11

12           USARay Ewry                                     Athletics              1900–08               8               0            0             8

13           RussiaNikolai Andrianov                Gymnastics         1972–80               7               5            3             15

14           RussiaBoris Shakhlin                       Gymnastics         1956–64               7               4            2             13

15           Czech RepublicVěra Čáslavská    Gymnastics         1960–68               7               4            0             11

16           RussiaViktor Chukarin                    Gymnastics         1952–56               7               3            1              10

17           hungaryAladár Gerevich               Fencing                1932–60               7               1            2             10

18           italyEdoardo Mangiarotti              Fencing                1936–60               6               5            2             13

19           NorwayMarit Bjørgen                    skiing                     2002–14               6               3            1              10

20           BelgiumHubert Van Innis              Archery                1900–20               6               3            0              9

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