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Ian Thorpe (born October 13, 1982 in Sydney) is a retired Australian swimmer who won five gold medals at the Olympics, a record for an Australian athlete, and was the most successful athlete at the 2000 Olympic Games, picking up three gold medals and two silver medals.
Stephanie Rice is an Australian swimmer who won 3 gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Ian Thorpe won 3 golds and 2 silvers at the 2000 Sydney Olympics Games.
Australian swimmer Tamsyn Lewis has competed at three Olympics (2000, 2004, 2008) but has not won any medals.
The most medals won at an Olympic Games by an Australian athlete is 5 and was done by swimmer Ian Thorpe at the 2000 Games in Sydney (3 gold, 2 silver) and swimmer Shane Gould at the 1972 Games in Munich (3 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze).
micheal phelps a swimmer of USA has won the highest no. of gold medals in olympics i.e 22
Michael Phelps - Swimmer - 8 Gold medals Olympics 2008
Ian Thorpe, 5 gold medals.
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The withdrawn Australian 1 and 2 cent coins were melted down to make the Bronze medals for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.