The most outstanding athlete in the 1936 Olympics was Jesse Owens , with four gold medals.
Michael Phelps won 4 Gold medals
Michael Phelps is this man. He won 8 gold medals in the Beijing Olympics.
Ian Thorpe has 5 god medals in swimming.
Michael Phelps, 8.
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.
It was US swimmer Michael Phelps, who won 8 gold medals at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. In addition, he also won 6 at the 2004 Games. This total of 14 gold medals makes Phelps the athlete who has won the most Olympic gold medals in the history of the Olympics.
Viktor Ahn, who was an athlete from Russia, won the most medals at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, with 4 medals.
Bjoern Dahlie of Norway (crosscountry skiing)
Which X-Games athlete has won the most gold medals - all time?