The person who has won the most gold medals is swimmer Michael Phelps, who won 8 gold medals in the Beijing 2008 Olympics.
Michael Phelps with 14 gold medals.
Japan won the most Olympic gold medals, with a total of 58 medals by the end of the 2004 Games.
2 gold medals.
Kristin Otto (6 Gold medals in a single Olympic).
China (51 gold medals)
China took most gold medals, and USA took the most medals.
United States (35 gold medals)
Through the 2008 Games in Beijing, Canadian athletes have won 58 gold medals in Summer Olympic competition and 38 gold medals in Winter Olympic competition. In the Summer Games, Canadians have the most gold in athletics and rowing. In the Winter Games, Canadians have won the most gold in speed skating and ice hockey. We also broke the record for the most gold medals in Vancouver 2010 by getting 14 gold medals!
Canada won a total of 14 gold medals, the most out of any country at the 2010 winter Olympic games.
Michael Phelps won eight gold medals at the 2008 Olympic Games in Bejing, China. He currently holds the record for the number of gold medals won at any one Olympic games. The prior record holder was Mark Spitz. Spitz won seven gold medals at the Munich, Germany Olympic Games in 1972.
USA won the most Medals with 104 and 46 Gold Medals