As for the Winter Olympics of 2010, the country that holds the record for getting the most medals at a single Winter Olympics is Canada, and the country that has a higher total number of medals won is the United States.
The country that holds the Guinness Record for most medals won in a single Summer Olympics is The United States, with 239 medals, of which 78 were gold, 82 were silver and 79 were bronze.
USA broke the record for Most medals won at a single Winter Olympics by a country, with a mark of 37 just inching past the 36 medals won by Germany in 2002.
After the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, the record for most Gold Medals in a single Winter Olympics won by a single nation is 14, held by Canada. Since Canada set this record at a Winter Olympics that they hosted, the most Gold Medals won during a single Winter Olympics by a host nation is also 14.
Canada with 14 at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Michael Phelps and Alexander Dityatin have both won 8 medals in a single Olympics.
Canada, with 14 golds in 2010.
The United States won a record 37 medals at the 2010 Winter Olympics: 9 gold, 15 silver and 13 bronze.
Canada - 14 gold in 2010
37 medals overallThe US won a total of 37 medals, breaking the record for most medals won by any country at a single winter Olympic games.
Michael Phelps - Swimmer - 8 Gold medals Olympics 2008
Michael Phelps holds the record for most gold medals in a single Olympics. He won 8 at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Canada won 14 gold medals - a new record for the number of gold medals ever won by a single country at any Winter Olympics!
Canada. They won 14 Golds 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.
India did not win even a single medal in the 2010 Olympics!
Michael Phelps, he got 8 gold medals for swimming
Michael Phelps has won 8 gold medals in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Michael Phelps also matched his own record for most medals won in a single Olympics winning 8 in the 2004 Athens Olympics (6 Gold, 2 Bronze) and 8 Gold Medals in the Beijing Olympics. He also holds the Record for most Gold Medals ever won with 14. Mark Spitz held the record for most Gold Medals won in a single Olympic Games with 7 in the 1972 Olympics in Munich. That record was broken by Michale Phelps.
1936 he won and was the first to win four gold medals in a single Olympics
That was 56 gold medals won at the 1908 Games in London.
As of the 2008 Games in Beijing, Michael Phelps holds the current record, winning 14 gold medals in the combined games of the 2004 Athens Olympics and 2008 Beijing Olympics. He holds the record for the most gold medals (8) won at a single Olympics.
Michael Phelps and Alexander Dityatin have both won 8 medals in a single Olympic game, the maximum.
Winning 7 Gold medals at a single Olympics.