Thirteen five-time Olympians have won at least eight medals: American swimmer Michael Phelps (28), Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjørndalen (13), Italian fencer Edoardo Mangiarotti (13), German kayaker Birgit Fischer (12), American swimmer Dara Torres (12), Hungarian fencer Aladár Gerevich (10), Finnish gymnast Heikki …
Who is the fastest swimmer in the world?
Meet Caeleb Dressel, the Fastest Swimmer in the World.
What female swimmer has the most Olympic medals?
Ledecky currently sits at five Olympic gold medals, putting her three behind Jenny Thompson of the United States for the most gold medals won by a female swimmer in the Olympics. She competes in five events this year, giving her more than enough to surpass Thompson.
How many medals has Katie Ledecky won?
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Do Olympians get paid?
However, most Olympic medal winners do receive a cash reward from their home Olympic committee. The US Olympic and Paralympic Committee pays members of Team USA $37,500 for each gold medal they win, $22,500 for every silver, and $15,000 for a bronze.