Michael Phelps - Swimmer - 8 Gold medals Olympics 2008
The fastest swimmer in the Olympics is Michael Phelps from Baltimore, Maryland and he broke the world record of 7 gold medals by earning 8.
In 2008, Michael Phelps won eight gold medals in the Beijing Olympics.
Swimmer Michael Phelps of the United States who won 8 gold medals.
Stephanie Rice is an Australian swimmer who won 3 gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Australian swimmer Tamsyn Lewis has competed at three Olympics (2000, 2004, 2008) but has not won any medals.
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.
Michael Phelps holds the record for the most Olympic gold medals in swimming. He has won eighteen so far, including eight from the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Zimbabwe won 4 medals (1 gold, 3 silver) at the 2008 Games, all by swimmer Kirsty Coventry.