As far as total medals go, England has won their most Summer Olympic medals in athletics and their most Winter Olympic medals in figure skating.
Depends on for what. Most medals, most gold medals, ect.
Currently Michael Phelps holds the world record for the most Olympic medals won at 22 medals.
Um... they're all "Athletics". Have Americans won medals in the sport of sitting on the couch?
Prior to 2010, Bonnie Blair had 6 Olympic gold medals. Apolo Ohno broke that record by winning 8 total medals.
Michael Phelps, was trying to break the record of winning the most gold medals in Olympic (the record was seven) and he broke it by winning eight gold medals in one Olympic.
Australia has won their most medals in swimming, athletics, cycling, and rowing.
As of the 2008 Games, New Zealand has won the most medals in athletics (17 medals). Athletics is also the discipline New Zealand has won the most gold medals (8 gold medals). New Zealand has won 15 medals in Sailing and 13 medals in Rowing.
The record for the most Olympic medals is held by Soviet gymnast Larissa Latynina. Competing in three Olympics, between 1956 and 1964, she won 18 medals.
Teresa Edwards, USA
Brazil has won their most overall medals in sailing, volleyball (indoor and beach), judo, athletics, and swimming. They have won their most gold medals in sailing, volleyball (indoor and beach), and athletics.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, Great Britain has won the most Summer Olympic medals in athletics (188 medals), swimming (65 medals), cycling (63 medals), and rowing (54 medals) and has won the most Winter Olympic medals in figure skating (15 medals), bobsled (4 medals), and skeleton (4 medals).
Most of the olympic sports, medals have come mainly from swimming, athletics and boxing.
Skateboarding isn't in the Olympics
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, Canadian athletes have won 58 gold medals in Summer Olympic competition and 38 gold medals in Winter Olympic competition. In the Summer Games, Canadians have the most gold in athletics and rowing. In the Winter Games, Canadians have won the most gold in speed skating and ice hockey. We also broke the record for the most gold medals in Vancouver 2010 by getting 14 gold medals!
SwimmingMichael Phelps won 22 medals in Olympic Swimming. He is the most decorated Olympian of all time.Gold - 18 (Olympic record)Silver - 2Bronze - 2
LARISSA LATYNINA has more Olympic medals than anyone in history, male or female, in any sport. She holds the record for winning the most Olympic medals at 18 (nine gold medals, five silver and four bronze). She is the only female athlete to win nine Olympic gold medals. She also holds the record for most individual medals (14 outside of team events) in Olympic history.
The United States won a record 37 medals at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
Phelps holds the record for the most gold medals won at a single Olympics with the eight golds he won at the 2008 Olympic Games.
USA with 2112 total & 894 Gold
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Michael Phelps won eight gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in Bejing, China. He currently holds the record for the number of gold medals won at any one Olympic games. The prior record holder was Mark Spitz. Spitz won seven gold medals at the Munich, Germany Olympic Games in 1972.