Michael Phelps (18) after the 4 in 2012
The most outstanding athlete in the 1936 Olympics was Jesse Owens , with four gold medals.
In the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Phelps won four golds and two silver medals, making him the most successful athlete of the Games for the third Olympics in a row.[
no, it is the participants own choice whether or not they want to become a professional athlete. Most of the time a professional athlete cannot participate in the olympics.
Michael Phelps, 8.
Michael Phelps is this man. He won 8 gold medals in the Beijing 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.
Bjoern Dahlie of Norway (crosscountry skiing)
Ian Thorpe has 5 god medals in swimming.