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

Answer 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 »

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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 »

How many Olympic medals are given out?

Prior to the start of the Olympic games, the Olympic medals are designed by the host city. In total there are 1,838 medals awarded. There are 604 gold medals, 604 silver medals and 630 bronze medal... Read More »

Who has won the most Olympic medals for the USA?

Swimmer Michael Phelps has won the most medals in U.S. Olympic History. Phelps won a total of 16 medals in two Olympics: six golds and two bronzes in 2004 and an Olympic-record eight golds in 2008.... 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 »