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Aladár Gerevich won 6 consecutive gold medals in Team Sabre Fencing between 1932 and 1960 (he may have won 8 but for the war). Birgit Fischer won 6 consecutive golds in kaying from 1980 to 2004 and may have won 7 but for the boycott by East Germany in Los Angeles Next is Steve Redgrave who won 5 consecutive golds in rowing while three men - Carl Lewis in the Long Jump, Al Oerter in the discuss and Per Elstrom in saling won four consecutive golds in individual events.

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Michael Phelps has won more Olympic medals than anyone in history. He has 22 medals overall, 18 of them being gold. The previous record holder was Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina, who had a total of 18 medals, 9 of them gold.

Phelps also has the most gold medals in history: 18. He is far ahead of the second place athletes. Second place is a four way tie for 9 golds among Latynina, American swimmer Mark Spitz, American track & field athlete Carl Lewis and Finnish runner Paavo Nurmi.

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David Phelps became the most decorated athlete in the 2012 Olympic games with 22 medals in his Olympic career

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Who won the most gold medals in olympic history?

Michael Phelps, swimmer, won the most gold medals in Olympic history.

Who won most gold medals at 2008 olympic?

China with 51 gold medals.

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Who was won the most gold Olympic medals?

Michael Phelps has won 14 gold medals.

Who got the most gold in Olympic?

Michael Phelps has the most Olympic Gold medals as of January 2015. He has 22 medals total, 18 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze. 11 of his gold medals are from individual events.

Who has the most olympic gold medals?

Michael Phelps of the US has the most olympic gold medals (14 total in 2004 and 2008) and the most medals by a male athlete (16 including his 2 bronze medals).

What award did phelps win in the 2008 Olympics?

Most decorated swimming, most Olympic gold medals all time, and most Olympic Gold medals in a single game.

How many Gold Medals did England win in the most recent Olympic Games?

2 gold medals.

Who is the best at Olympic sailing?

Great Britain is the most successful nation, having racked up the most amount of medals since Olympic sailing started in 1900. The most successful Olympic sailor is Denmark's Paul Elvstrom. He won the first of his four gold medals at consecutive Games in 1948. However, if Great Britain's Ben Ainslie wins Gold at London 2012 he will overtake Elvstrom with one silver and 4 consecutive golds.

Which British gold Olympic medalist has won the most Olympic gold medals?

That would be rower Steve Redgrave who has won five gold medals in Olympic competition, one each in 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, and 2000. He is only one of five athletes in the history of the Olympics to win gold in five consecutive Games. He also won a bronze medal in 1988.