Michael Phelps, he got 8 gold medals for swimming
As for the Winter Olympics of 2010, the country that holds the record for getting the most medals at a single Winter Olympics is Canada, and the country that has a higher total number of medals won is the United States.
Michael Phelps and Alexander Dityatin have both won 8 medals in a single Olympics.
Canada with 14 at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, the most gold medals won by an individual in a single Olympic Games in 8 by swimmer Michael Phelps of the United States at the 2008 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 and Alexander Dityatin have both won 8 medals in a single Olympic game, the maximum.
Michael Phelps holds the record for most gold medals in a single Olympics. He won 8 at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
India did not win even a single medal in the 2010 Olympics!