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Mark Spitz made his big splash during the 1972 Olympics, becoming the first athlete to win seven gold medals in an Olympiad.

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In what country was the Olympics when mark spitz won 7 medals?

Mark Spitz won seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympics held in Munich, Germany.


Who set the world record for the most gold medals in 1972 munich?

Mark Spitz.


Who won seven gold medals in swimming in 1972 Munich Olympics?

Mark Spitz.


How many events did Mark Spitz compete in?

7 at the 1972 Munich Games.


How many gold medals won by mark spitz at one Olympics in swimming?

Mark Spitz won 2 gold medals at the 1968 Games in Mexico City and 7 gold medals at the 1972 Games in Munich.


Why is Mark Spitz a famous olympian?

Because he won 7 gols medals at the 1972 Munich Games.


How many gold medals did swimmer Mark Spitz win at the Munich Olympics?

Mark Spitz, who boasted he would win six gold medals at the 1968 Olympics, broke seven world records in 1972.


What game did mark Spitz win 7 gold medals in Olympic games?

The Munich Games 1972.SWIMMING !


Who set the maximum number of gold medals in a single olympic games at the 1972 munich Olympics?

Mark Spitz,


Who won the second highest amount of gold medals at a single Olympic Games?

It was the American swimmer Mark Spitz in the 1972 Munich olympic games with 7 gold medals.


Who did Michael Phelps tie with when he won 7 gold metals?

Mark Spitz won 7 gold medals in the 1972 Munich Olympics.


Before Michael Phelps which swimmer won the most medals in a single Olympid?

Mark Spitz of the United States with 7 gold medals won at the 1972 Summer Games in Munich.


What events did Mark Spitz win gold medals in at the 1972 Summer Olympics?

Spitz won two gold medals in the 1968 Games. Those were in the 4x100 meter freestyle relay and the 4x200 meter freestyle relay.


Who has the second most gold medals earned in a single olympic?

Swimmer Mark Spitz of the United States with 7 at the 1972 Summer Games in Munich.


Who is Mark Spitz?

Mark Spitz won 7 gold medals at the Olympics.


Who set the gold medal record before Michael Phelps?

Mark Spitz (USA) won 7 gold medals for swimming at the 1972 Munich Olympics.


What man previously had won the most gold medals at a single Olympic Games before Michael Phelps?

Swimmer Mark Spitz of the United States who won 7 gold medals at the 1972 Summer Games in Munich.


Who has won the most gold medals in any one Olympic Games?

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.


Did Michael Phelps break the world record for the most gold metals?

Yes, he broke Mark Spitz' record for winning the most gold medals at one Olympic Games. Spitz won 7 gold medals at the 1972 Summer Games in Munich and Phelps broke that record by winning 8 gold medals at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing.


How many gold medals did Mark Spitz win in 1962?

Mark spitz won 4


Why is Mark Spitz famous?

He won 7 Gold medals in the in the swimming competitions in the 1972 Munich Games, a record held until Michael Phelps won 8 gold medals in the swimming competitions in the 2008 Beijing Games.


Did Mark Spitz win 7 olympic gold medals?

Yes, at the 1972 Summer Games in Munich. He also won two gold medals at the 1968 Summer Games in Mexico City for a total of 9 for his Olympic career.


How many gold medals does mark Spitz have?

seven


At which Olympics did US swimmer Mark Spitz set Olympic records by winning 7 gold medals?

Mark Spitz won 7 gold metals, representing the US, in the 1972 Summer Games in Munich, Germany which was part of the former East Germany.


What sport did Mark Spitz win 7 gold medals for in 1972?

Mark Spitz was an Olympic swimmer.