Canada won 14 gold medals in the 2010 Vancouver games - the record for a single Winter games.
Kristin Otto (6 Gold medals in a single Olympic).
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.
The record for most Athletics Olympic medals won was 19 medals by Michael Phelps in swimming at the 2012 London Olympic Games.
Mark Spitz, winning 7 medals, then a new record. This record has since been pasted by Alexander Dityatin in 1980 and Michael Phelps in 2004 and 2008; both athletes have won 8 medals in a single Olympics. But Spitz would retain the title of most gold medals until 2008 as Dityatin won 3 gold 5 silver and a bronze in 1980. Phelps won 8 gold medals in a single Olympic game in 2008, which set a new record of most gold medals in a single Olympic.
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.
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.
Swimmer Michael Phelps hold the record for the most gold medals won in a single Olympic Games. He won eight in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
It was the American swimmer Mark Spitz in the 1972 Munich olympic games with 7 gold medals.
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.