Who Has Won The Most Medals In A Single Olympic Games?

  • Michael Phelps (USA) won 8 medals in the 2008 Olympics. All 8 were gold medals won for swimming.
  • Michael Phelps (USA) also won 8 medals during the 2004 Olympics. He won 6 gold and 2 bronze medals for swimming.
  • Aleksandr Dityatin (URS) won 8 medals during the 1980 Olympics. He won 3 gold, 4 silver, and 1 bronze medal for artistic gymnastics.
  • Mark Spitz (USA) won 7 medals during the 1972 Olympics. He won 7 gold medals for swimming.
  • Nikolay Andrianov (URS) won 7 medals during the 1976 Olympics. He won 4 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze medal for artistic gymnastics.
  • Boris Shakhlin (URS) won 7 medals during the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Italy. He won 4 gold, 2 silver, and 1 bronze for artistic gymnastics.
  • Willis Lee ( USA) won 7 medals during the 1920 Olympic games. He won 5 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze medal for shooting.

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