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Jenny Thompson of the United States with 8 gold medals won. All of her gold medals came in relay events. She also won 3 silver and 1 bronze for a total of 12 Olympic medals.

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Jenny Thompson.

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Who won the most Olympic gold medals at the last Olympics?

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Jenny Thompson

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Michael Phelps in swimming at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.

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