What female athletes have won more than ten medals in the Olympics?
Some of the women who have won 10+ medals in the Summer Olympics: 1) Larissa Latynina - USSR: 18 - 9 gold, 5 silver, 4 gold in gymnastics.
2) Birgit Fischer-Schmidt - Germany: 12 - 8 gold, 4 silver in canoeing.
3) Vera Caslavska - Czechoslovakia: 11 - 7 gold, 4 silver in gymnastics.
4) Agnes Keleti - Hungary: 10 - 5 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze in gymnastics.
5) Polina Astakhova - USSR: 10, 5 gold, 2 silver, 3 bronze in gymnastics.
There are five Australian athletes who have competed in the Olympics more than four times. They are Andrew Hoy, who has won four medals in Equestrian; Colin Coates, a retired speed skater with no medals; Colin Beashel, a retired sailing athlete with one medal; Russel Mark, a shooting athlete with two medals, and James Tomkins, a retired rowing athlete with four medals.
Most Olympic athletes do not get paid for winning at the Olympics. Many of the countries will pay the travel expenses of the athletes. Most athletes are sponsored and will receive bonus money from the sponsors for doing well or medaling at the Olympics. For more information, please refer to the related link.
China received the most gold medals at the 2008 Olympics, but not the most total medals. When a country hosts the Olympics, they have a chance to receive more medals (especially gold) as they qualify for more competitions. This helped China beat the US in the largest number of gold medals, but the US still pulled out with the most total medals. I only say this because the US almost always receives the most gold…
The question has an answer for each country with a different number and answer. Most of them can not be answered as the information on how much was spent has not been made public Try just comparing athletes sent to medals won USA sent 530 and won 104 medals and GB sent 541 won and won 65 medals. China won 88 with 396 athletes and Russia won 82 with 436 athletes. Australia sent 410 and…
Taking all international athletes into consideration, the one with the most Olympic medals overall is a Russian-Ukranian, Larissa Latynina. A former Soviet gymnast, she won more Olympic medals than anyone in history, male or female, in any sport. She won 18 medals; nine gold medals, five silver and four bronze.
That is swimmer Michael Phelps who has won 16 Olympic medals (14 gold, 2 bronze). With regard to U.S. athletes, indeed, Michael Phelps has won the most Olympic medals. However, taking all international athletes into consideration, the one with the most Olympic medals overall is a Russian-Ukranian, Larissa Latynina. A former Soviet gymnast, she won more Olympic medals than anyone in history, male or female, in any sport. She won 18 medals; nine gold medals…
Prior to the 2008 Games in Beijing, Poland had won 251 medals (59 gold, 74 silver, 118 bronze) in Summer Olympic competition and 8 medals (1 gold, 3 silver, 4 bronze) in Winter Olympic competition. Poland has won most of their medals in athletics and the Polish athlete that has won the most medals is sprinter/long jumper Irena Szewinska with 7 (3 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze). Click on the 'The Olympics and Poland' link…
German sports imagery of the 1930s served to promote the myth of “Aryan” racial superiority. Forty-nine athletic teams from around the world competed in the Berlin Olympics, more than in any previous Olympics. Germany fielded the largest team with 348 athletes. The US team was the second largest, with 312 members, including 18 African Americans. Germany emerged victorious from the XIth Olympiad. German athletes captured the most medals.
Some of the athletes competing for Great Britain in the 2008 Olympics will be Penny Clark in Sailing, Julia Beckett in Swimming, and Peter Cousins in Judo. Click on the '2008 British Olympic Team' link below to visit the official British Olympic website and learn more about these and other athletes competing in the 2008 Olympics.