Has anyone achieved more than Steve Redgrave's 5 consecutive Olympic gold medals in a single event? On 5 April 2017 it was announced that as a result of retesting samples Artur Taymazov had been disqualified from the 2008 Olympics for a drug violation, and his gold medal withdrawn. It includes top-three placings in 1896 and 1900, before medals were awarded for top-three placings. Medals won in the 1906 Intercalated Games are not included. See also references in the articles on each athlete. ‘This is a progressive list of Olympians that have held the record for most titles won. The Olympics listed for each athlete only include games in which they won medals. It includes titles won in 1896 and 1900, before gold medals were awarded for first place. Medals won in the 1906 Intercalated Games are not included. Registered Office: South Quay Building, 77 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SH United Kingdom. Gainsbourg. What makes a Guinness World Records title? This was equalled by synchronized diver Wu Minxia (China) and basketball players Sue Bird, Tamika Catchings and Diana Taurasi (all … American swimmer Michael Phelps is the clear winner, with the highest ranked female being gymnast Larisa Latynina. … All records listed on our website are current and up-to-date. 1 Answer. Michael Phelps is making a history in this Olympic. Note: I'm talking about consecutive in the same event, not the total gold medals. For a full list of record titles, please use our Record Application Search. Corporate Social Responsibility activities & fundraising ideas, Community engagement & tourism marketing activities. Latynina won 14 individual medals and four all-around team medals. Sir Bradley Wiggins competed at five Olympics, winning gold at four consecutive Games between 2004-2016. The most decorated female British athlete is rower Katherine Grainger… This page was last edited on 18 November 2020, at 04:43. 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). See the particular article on the athlete for more details on when and for what nation an athlete competed. On 23 July 2019 it was announced that as a result of retesting samples he had been disqualified from the 2012 Olympics for a drug violation, and his gold medal from that event also withdrawn. List of most Olympic gold medals over career, List of most career gold medals in individual events, List of multiple Olympic gold medalists at a single Games, List of multiple Olympic gold medalists in one event, List of multiple Olympic medalists at a single Games, List of multiple Olympic medalists in one event, List of multiple Paralympic gold medalists, Athletes at both the Summer and Winter Olympics, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_multiple_Olympic_gold_medalists&oldid=989296964, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Who has the most consecutive Olympic gold medals? His first gold medal at 1964 Olympics was in Light Heavyweight (97 kg) division while his gold medals at 1968 and 1972 were in Heavyweight (+97 kg/+100 kg) division. For 48 years, until Michael Phelps surpassed her in 2012, she was the world record holder for the most Olympic gold medal with 18. Relevance. Ongoing streaks of at least 6 gold medals A Kenyan athlete won the 3000 m Steeplechase at 9 consecutive Olympic Games from 1984 to 2016. It includes top-three placings in 1896 and 1900, before medals were awarded for top-three placings. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. WHAT MAKES A GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS TITLE? Notes (*): Non-consecutive gold medals Aleksandr Medved representing Soviet Union won three gold medals in Wrestling. For simplicity, when an athlete has won medals for more than one nation, only the last nation he or she represented is mentioned here.