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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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By sport

Summer (past) • Winter (past)

By Olympiad

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By sport

Summer Olympic sports

Discipline Contested Number of
Medals awarded Athlete(s) with the most medals
(Gold-Silver-Bronze)
Olympiads medal events
in 2008
Gold Silver Bronze Total
Archery pictogram.svg Archery 1900–1912; 1920;
since 1972
14 4 58 57 48 163  Hubert Van Innis (BEL) (6-3-0)
Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics
(men, women)
Since 1896 26 47 886 891 885 2662  Paavo Nurmi (FIN) (9-3-0)
Badminton pictogram.svg Badminton Since 1992 5 5 24 24 28 76  Gao Ling (CHN) (2-1-1)
Basketball pictogram.svg Basketball Since 1936 18 2 26 26 26 78  Teresa Edwards (USA) (4-0-1)
Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing 1904; 1908;
since 1920
23 11 226 226 389 841  Teófilo Stevenson (CUB) (3-0-0)
 Félix Savón (CUB) (3-0-0)
 László Papp (HUN) (3-0-0)
 Oleg Saitov (RUS) (2-0-1)
 Boris Lagutin (URS) (2-0-1)
 Zbigniew Pietrzykowski (POL) (0-1-2)
 Arnold Vanderlyde (NED) (0-0-3)
Canoeing (flatwater) pictogram.svg Canoeing
(men, women)
Since 1936 17 16 194 194 194 582  Birgit Fischer (GER) (8-4-0)
Cycling pictogram.svg Cycling
(men, women)
Since 1896 26 18 206 206 202 614  Leontien van Moorsel (NED) (4-1-1)
 Bradley Wiggins (GBR) (3-1-2)
 Burton Downing (USA) (2-3-1)
Diving pictogram.svg Diving Since 1904 24 8 106 106 108 320  Dmitri Sautin (RUS) (2-2-4)
Equestrian pictogram.svg Equestrian 1900;
since 1912
23 6 135 133 133 401  Reiner Klimke (FRG) (7-0-2)
Fencing pictogram.svg Fencing
(men, women)
Since 1896 26 10 191 191 190 572  Edoardo Mangiarotti (ITA) (6-5-2)
Field hockey pictogram.svg Field hockey 1908; 1920;
since 1928
21 2 29 29 28 86  Leslie Claudius (IND) (3-1-0)
 Udham Singh (IND) (3-1-0)
 Rashid Abdul (PAK) (2-1-1)
Football pictogram.svg Football 1900–1928;
since 1936
24 2 28 28 29 85
Gymnastics (artistic) pictogram.svg Gymnastics
(men, women)
Since 1896 26 18 330 312 314 956  Larissa Latynina (URS) (9-5-4)
Handball pictogram.svg Handball 1936;
since 1972
11 2 20 20 20 60  Andrey Lavrov (RUS) (3-0-1)
 Oh Seong-Ok (KOR) (1-2-1)
Judo pictogram.svg Judo 1964;
since 1972
11 14 109 108 218 435  Ryoko Tani (JPN) (2-2-1)
Modern pentathlon pictogram.svg Modern pentathlon Since 1912 22 2 36 36 36 108  Pavel Lednyov (URS) (2-2-3)
Rowing pictogram.svg Rowing
(men. women)
Since 1900 25 14 226 226 216 668  Elisabeta Lipă (ROU) (5-2-1)
Sailing pictogram.svg Sailing 1900;
since 1908
23 11 165 157 150 472  Torben Grael (BRA) (2-1-2)
Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting 1896; 1900;
1908–1924
since 1932
24 15 242 243 242 727  Carl Osburn (USA) (5-4-2)
Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming
(men, women)
Since 1896 26 34 490 486 491 1467  Michael Phelps (USA) (14-0-2)
Synchronized swimming pictogram.svg Synchronized swimming Since 1984 7 2 14 12 13 39  Miho Takeda (JPN) (0-4-1)
 Miya Tachibana (JPN) (0-4-1)
Table tennis pictogram.svg Table tennis Since 1988 6 4 24 24 28 76  Wang Nan (CHN) (4-1-0)
Taekwondo pictogram.svg Taekwondo Since 2000 3 8 24 24 32 80  Steven Lopez (USA) (2-0-1)
Tennis pictogram.svg Tennis 1896–1924;
since 1988
13 4 56 56 71 183  Kitty McKane (GBR)
Triathlon pictogram.svg Triathlon Since 2000 3 2 6 6 6 18  Simon Whitfield (CAN) (1-1-0)
 Bevan Docherty (NZL) (0-1-1)
Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg Volleyball Since 1964 12 4 32 32 32 96  Ana Fernandez (CUB) (3-0-1)
 Inna Ryskal (URS) (2-2-0)
Water polo pictogram.svg Water polo 1900;
since 1908
24 2 28 28 29 85  Dezső Gyarmati (HUN) (3-1-1)
Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting 1896; 1904;
since 1920
23 15 185 181 182 548  Pyrros Dimas (GRE) (3-0-1)
 Ronny Weller (GER) (1-2-1)
 Norbert Schemansky (USA) (1-1-2)
Flag of Croatia.svg Nikolay Pechalov (BUL, CRO) (1-1-2)
Wrestling pictogram.svg Wrestling
(freestyle, Greco-Roman)
1896;
since 1904
25 18 373 375 392 1140  Wilfried Dietrich (FRG) (1-2-2)
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Winter Olympic sports

Discipline Contested Number of
Medals awarded Athlete(s) with the most medals
(Gold-Silver-Bronze)
Olympiads medal events
in 2010
Gold Silver Bronze Total
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing Since 1936 16 10 122 125 120 367  Kjetil André Aamodt (NOR) (4-2-2)
Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon Since 1960 13 10 53 53 53 159  Uschi Disl (GER) (2-4-3)
 Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) (5-3-1)
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg Bobsleigh 1924–1956;
since 1964
20 3 39 37 39 115  Bogdan Musiol (GDR) (1-5-1)
Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing Since 1924 20 12 134 132 133 399  Bjørn Dæhlie (NOR) (8-4-0)
Curling pictogram.svg Curling 1924;
since 1998
4 2 7 7 7 21  Mirjam Ott (SUI) (0-2-0)
Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating Summer: 1908; 1920
Winter: since 1924[A]
22 4 77 75 76 228  Gillis Grafström (SWE) (3-1-0)
Freestyle skiing pictogram.svg Freestyle skiing Since 1992 5 6 18 18 18 54  Kari Traa (NOR) (1-1-1)
Ice hockey pictogram.svg Ice hockey Summer: 1920
Winter: since 1924[B]
21 2 24 24 24 72  Vladislav Tretiak (URS) (3-1-0)
 Igor Kravchuk (RUS) (2-1-1)
 Jiří Holík (TCH) (0-2-2)
Luge pictogram.svg Luge Since 1964 12 3 37 35 36 108  Georg Hackl (GER) (3-2-0)
Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined Since 1924 20 3 28 28 28 84  Felix Gottwald (AUT) (2-1-3)
Short track speed skating pictogram.svg Short track speed skating Since 1992 5 8 32 32 32 96  Chun Lee-Kyung (KOR) (4-0-1)
 Marc Gagnon (CAN) (3-0-2)
 Yang Yang (A) (CHN) (2-2-1)
 Apolo Anton Ohno (USA) (2-1-2)
 Yang Yang (S) (CHN) (0-4-1)
 Li Jiajun (CHN) (0-2-3)
Skeleton pictogram.svg Skeleton 1924; 1948;
Since 2002
4 2 6 6 6 18  John Heaton (USA) (0-2-0)
 Gregor Stähli (SUI) (0-0-2)
Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping Since 1924 20 3 38 39 37 114  Matti Nykänen (FIN) (4-1-0)
Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding Since 1998 3 6 14 14 14 42  Philipp Schoch (SUI) (2-0-0)
 Karine Ruby (FRA) (1-1-0)
 Ross Powers (USA) (1-0-1)
 Daniel Kass (USA) (0-2-0)
Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating Since 1924 20 12 152 155 148 455  Claudia Pechstein (GER) (5-2-2)

^ A. 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.
^ B. 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.

Past sports

Summer

Discipline Contested Number of
Olympiads
Medals awarded
Gold Silver Bronze Total
Baseball pictogram.svg Baseball 1992–2008 5 5 5 5 15
Basque pelota pictogram.svg Basque pelota 1900 1 1 1 0 2
Cricket pictogram.svg Cricket 1900 1 1 1 0 2
Croquet pictogram.svg Croquet 1900 1 3 2 2 7
Golf pictogram.svg Golf 1900-1904 2 4 4 5 13
Jeu de paume pictogram.svg Jeu de paume 1908 1 1 1 1 3
Jeu de paume pictogram.svg Lacrosse 1904-1908 2 2 2 1 5
Polo pictogram.svg Polo 1900; 1908; 1920;
1924; 1936
5 5 6 5 16
Racquets pictogram.svg Rackets 1908 1 2 2 3 7
Roque pictogram.svg Roque 1904 1 1 1 1 3
Rugby union pictogram.svg Rugby union 1900; 1908;
1920; 1924
4 4 5 1 10
Softball pictogram.svg Softball 1996–2008 4 4 4 4 12
Tug of war pictogram.svg Tug of war 1900–1920 5 5 5 3 13
Water motorsports pictogram.svg Water motorsports 1908 5 3 0 0 3

Winter

Discipline Contested Number of
Olympiads
Medals awarded
Gold Silver Bronze Total
Biathlon pictogram.svg Military patrol 1924 1 1 1 1 3

By Olympiad

Summer Olympic Games

Games Medal Host Number
of medal
events
Medals awarded Athlete(s) with the most medals
(Gold-Silver-Bronze)
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1896 winners table Greece Athens, Greece 43 43 43 36 122  Hermann Weingärtner (GER) (3-2-1)
1900 winners table France Paris, France 95 90 90 88 268  Irving Baxter (USA) (2-3-0)
 Walter Tewksbury (USA) (2-2-1)
1904 winners table United States St. Louis, United States 91 96 92 92 280  Anton Heida (USA) (5-1-0)
 George Eyser (USA) (3-2-1)
 Burton Downing (USA) (2-3-1)
1908 winners table United Kingdom London, United Kingdom 110 110 107 106 323  Henry Taylor (GBR) (3-0-0)
 Mel Sheppard (USA) (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)
1912 winners table Sweden Stockholm, Sweden 102 103 104 103 310  Vilhelm Carlberg (SWE) (3-2-0)
1920 winners table Belgium Antwerp, Belgium 154 156 145 135 436  Willis Lee (USA) (5-1-1)
 Lloyd Spooner (USA) (4-1-2)
1924 winners table France Paris, France 126 126 127 125 378  Ville Ritola (FIN) (4-2-0)
1928 winners table Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands 109 111 109 110 330  Georges Miez (SUI) (3-1-0)
 Hermann Hänggi (SUI) (2-1-1)
1932 winners table United States 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)
1936 winners table Germany Berlin, Germany 129 130 128 122 380  Konrad Frey (GER) (3-1-2)
1948 winners table United Kingdom London, United Kingdom 136 138 135 138 411  Veikko Huhtanen (FIN) (3-1-1)
1952 winners table Finland Helsinki, Finland 149 149 152 158 459  Maria Gorokhovskaya (URS) (2-5-0)
1956 winners table Australia Melbourne, Australia
Sweden Stockholm, Sweden[C]
145 153 153 163 469  Ágnes Keleti (HUN) (4-2-0)
 Larissa Latynina (URS) (4-1-1)
1960 winners table Italy Rome, Italy 150 152 149 160 461  Boris Shakhlin (URS) (4-2-1)
1964 winners table Japan Tokyo, Japan 163 163 167 174 504  Larissa Latynina (URS) (2-2-2)
1968 winners table Mexico Mexico City, Mexico 172 174 170 183 527  Mikhail Voronin (URS) (2-4-1)
1972 winners table West Germany Munich, West Germany 195 195 195 210 600  Mark Spitz (USA) (7-0-0)
1976 winners table Canada Montreal, Canada 198 198 199 216 613  Nikolai Andrianov (URS) (4-2-1)
1980 winners table Soviet Union Moscow, Soviet Union 203 204 204 223 631  Alexander Dityatin (URS) (3-4-1)
1984 winners table United States Los Angeles, United States 221 225 218 242 685  Li Ning (CHN) (3-2-1)
1988 winners table South Korea Seoul, South Korea 237 241 234 264 739  Matt Biondi (USA) (5-1-1)
1992 winners table Spain Barcelona, Spain 257 260 257 298 815  Vitaly Scherbo (EUN) (6-0-0)
1996 winners table United States Atlanta, United States 271 271 273 298 842  Alexei Nemov (RUS) (2-1-3)
2000 winners table Australia Sydney, Australia 300 297 299 325 921  Alexei Nemov (RUS) (2-1-3)
2004 winners table Greece Athens, Greece 301 301 301 327 929  Michael Phelps (USA) (6-0-2)
2008 winners table People's Republic of China Beijing, China 302 302 303 353 958  Michael Phelps (USA) (8-0-0)

^ C. Due to Australian quarantine laws, the equestrian events were held in Stockholm several months before the rest of the 1956 Games in Melbourne.

Winter Olympic Games

Games Medal Host Number
of medal
events
Medals awarded Athlete(s) with the most medals
(Gold-Silver-Bronze)
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1924 winners table France Chamonix, France 16 16 16 17 49  Clas Thunberg (FIN) (3-1-1)
 Roald Larsen (NOR) (0-2-3)
1928 winners table Switzerland St. Moritz, Switzerland 14 14 12 15 41  Bernt Evensen (NOR) (1-1-1)
1932 winners table United States 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)
1936 winners table Germany Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany 17 17 17 17 51  Ivar Ballangrud (NOR) (3-1-0)
1948 winners table Switzerland St. Moritz, Switzerland 22 22 24 22 68  Henri Oreiller (FRA) (2-0-1)
1952 winners table Norway Oslo, Norway 22 22 22 23 67  Hjalmar Andersen (NOR) (3-0-0)
 Annemarie Buchner (GER) (0-1-2)
1956 winners table Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy 24 25 23 24 72  Sixten Jernberg (SWE) (1-2-1)
1960 winners table United States Squaw Valley, United States 27 28 26 27 81  Veikko Hakulinen (FIN) (1-1-1)
1964 winners table Austria Innsbruck, Austria 34 34 38 31 103  Lidiya Skoblikova (URS) (4-0-0)
1968 winners table France 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)
1972 winners table Japan 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)
1976 winners table Austria Innsbruck, Austria 37 37 37 37 111  Tatyana Averina (URS) (2-0-2)
1980 winners table United States Lake Placid, United States 38 38 39 38 115  Eric Heiden (USA) (5-0-0)
1984 winners table Yugoslavia 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)
1988 winners table Canada Calgary, 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)
 Valery 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)
1992 winners table France Albertville, France 57 57 58 56 171  Lyubov Yegorova (EUN) (3-2-0)
 Yelena Välbe (EUN) (1-0-4)
1994 winners table Norway Lillehammer, Norway 61 61 61 61 183  Manuela Di Centa (ITA) (2-2-1)
1998 winners table Japan Nagano, Japan 68 69 68 68 205  Larisa Lazutina (RUS) (3-1-1)
2002 winners table United States Salt Lake City, United States 78 80 76 78 234  Ole Einar Bjørndalen (NOR) (4-0-0)
 Janica Kostelić (CRO) (3-1-0)
2006 winners table Italy Turin, Italy 84 84 84 84 252  Cindy Klassen (CAN) (1-2-2)

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