Who has the record for the most Olympic medals?

Answer Gymnast Larysa Latynina of the Ukraine holds the record for most Olympic medals, as of 2010. Latynina competed in three Olympic summer games from 1956 through 1964 for the former Soviet Union, earn... Read More »

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Who is the only javelin thrower in Olympic history to win three gold medals& four total medals?

Jan Zelezny is the only javelin thrower to win three gold medals and four total medals. The Czech Republic athlete took silver at the Seoul games in 1988, and gold in Barcelona in 1992, Atlanta in ... Read More »

How much are the Olympic medals?

The costs to produce the 258 medals that were given out in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics totaled $1,147,466. A majority of this amount, $1,062,510, was spent on producing the silver medals, wh... Read More »

Who has won the most Olympic medals overall?

Russian gymnast Larisa Latynina holds the record for most Olympic medals with 18. While participating in three Olympiads for the USSR in 1956, 1960 and 1964, Latynina won nine golds, five silvers a... Read More »

How many olympic medals does the u.s.a. have now?

Through the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, United States athletes have won a total of 2,572 medals in Summer and Winter Olympic events. Americans have won 1,029 gold meda... Read More »