Mark Spitz won Seven Gold Medals
eight olympic medals ( 2 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze ) and seven commonwealth medals.
As of yesterday August 8, 2008, Mark Spitz owns the most Olympic GOLD medals for swimming in a singe Olympic Games. Seven in the Munich 1972 Olympic Games. The Question was about the most Olympic medals owned by an United States swimmer so that might not be the answer sought.
9 Olympic gold medals for swimming and broke seven records
Mark Spitz Luvbuneez10: I donno who it is but not Mark Spitz 'cos he won 7 olympic gold medals for swimming in 1972! No Offence...
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.
Michael Phelps, was trying to break the record of winning the most gold medals in Olympic (the record was seven) and he broke it by winning eight gold medals in one Olympic.
the best swimmer is enthob and he raced in the 2000 Olympic games 1) Michael Phelps, USA (14 total Olympic gold medals, including eight at the 2008 Olympics). 2) Mark Spitz, USA (9 total Olympic gold medals, including seven at the 1972 Olympics) 3) Jenny Thompson, USA (8 total Olympic gold medals) 4) Matt Biondi, USA (8 total Olympic gold medals)
Leisel Jones has eight Olympic medals to her name,three of them gold.She has secured seven World Championship gold medals and every Commonwealth Games medal that Leisel Jones has won has been gold, all seven of them.
In September, 1972 Mark Spitz won seven Gold Medals at the Olympics, a new record.
He needs to win eight gold medals. The previous record is seven gold medals set by Mark Spitz, also on team USA. Right now Phelps has a record of 11 olympic gold medals.
Andrew Hoy has competed in the Olympic games seven times. The years were 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, and 2012. He has three Olympic gold medals and one silver.
Mark Spitz made his big splash during the 1972 Olympics, becoming the first athlete to win seven gold medals in an Olympiad.
Mark Spitz won 11 medals (9 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze) in his Olympic career. He won four (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze) at the 1968 Summer Games in Mexico City and seven (7 gold) at the 1972 Summer Games in Munich.
No individual athlete won seven gold medals in 1988. Swimmer Kristin Otto of East Germany won the most gold medals with 6.
Ashley Cole. Seven winning medals.
Matt Biondi won seven medals total at the Olympics in Seoul, but only 5 were gold.
Mark Spitz won 7 gold medals in swimming.
Pierre de Coubertin revived the idea for the modern Olympics in 1889 and seven years later the first modern Olympic Games were held at Athens, Greece.