Tanni Grey-Thompson won 11 gold medals in the Paralympics
19 gold medals
13 gold medals were won by England. 14 gold medals were won by Australia.
British has 9 gold metals
The British female Olympian to win the most medals is Kathleen McKane who won 5 medals (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze) in tennis events at the 1920 Games in Antwerp and the 1924 Games in Paris.
a female gymnastic that won 18 union medals
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, no British athlete has won 8 Olympic gold medals. The most Olympic gold medals a British athlete has won is 5 by rower Steve Redgrave. Redgrave also won 9 World Championship gold medals and 3 Commonwealth Games gold medals.
The British athlete who has won the most gold medals is Sebastian Cole.
No female Sprinter has ever won 4 gold medals in track and field. However, in 1936, a male sprinter by the name of Jesse Owens won 4 gold medals in Track and Field.