In pictures: Individuals who won multiple medals in Olympics

Updated: 07 August, 2016 23:00 IST
  • Michael Phelps (swimming)
    Total - 22 (Gold - 18, Silver - 2, Bronze - 2). Country - United States. (Pics/ AFP)
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  • Larisa Latynina (gymnastics)
    Total - 18 (Gold - 9, Silver - 5, Bronze - 4). Country - Soviet Union
    2/14
  • Nikolai Andrianov (gymnastics)
    Total - 15 (Gold 7, Silver - 5, Bronze - 3). Country - Soviet Union
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  • Ole Einar Bjorndalen (biathlon)
    Total - 13 (Gold - 8, Silver - 4, Bronze - 1). Country - Norway
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  • Paavo Nurmi (athletics)
    Total - 12 (Gold - 9, Silver - 3, Bronze - 0). Country - Finland
    5/14
  • Birgit Fischer (canoeing)
    Total - 12 (Gold - 8, Silver - 4, Bronze - 0). Country - Germany
    6/14
  • Bjorn Daehlie (cross-country skiing)
    Total - 12 (Gold - 8, Silver - 4, Bronze - 0). Country - Norway
    7/14
  • Sawao Kato (gymnastics)
    Total - 12 (Gold - 8, Silver - 3, Bronze - 1). Country - Japan
    8/14
  • Jenny Thompson (swimming)
    Total - 12 (Gold - 8, Silver - 3, Bronze - 1). Country - United States
    9/14
  • Mark Spitz (swimming)
    Total - 11 (Gold - 9, Silver - 1, Bronze - 1). Country - United States
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  • Carl Lewis (athletics)
    Total - 10 (Gold - 9, Silver - 1, Bronze - 0). Country - United States
    11/14
  • Vitaly Scherbo (gymnastics)
    Total - 10 (Gold - 6, Silver - 0, Bronze - 4)
    12/14
  • Nadia Comaneci (gymnastics)
    Total - 9 (Gold - 5, Silver - 3, Bronze - 1). Country - Romania
    13/14
  • Zhang Yining (table tennis)
    Total - 4 (Gold - 4, Silver - 0, Bronze - 0)
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About The Gallery

With three days to go for the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, today we take a look at those athletes with the most Olympic medals

First Published: 02 August, 2016 07:18 IST