Who is the most successful person in the Olympics?

Michael Phelps is the most successful Olympian of all time, but who else has won eight or more golds at the Summer Games? Phelps’ 23 gold medals, plus three silver and two bronze, came across four Olympic Games from Athens 2004 to Rio 2016.

Who is the best person in the Olympics?

Olympics 2021: Ranking the 10 greatest Olympians of all time

  • Teofilo Stevenson.
  • Michael Phelps. …
  • Carl Lewis. …
  • Usain Bolt. …
  • Mark Spitz. …
  • Paavo Nurmi. …
  • Florence Griffith-Joyner. …
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee. …

Who has the second most gold medals?

China leaves Tokyo with the second most gold medals (38) and the second most overall medals (88). Host nation Japan won the third most gold medals (27). And athletes representing Russia collected the third most overall medals (71).

How much do Olympians make?

At the Tokyo Olympics, American athletes will receive $37,500 for each gold medal, $22,500 for each silver medal and $15,000 for each bronze medal, according to the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC).

Who is the most decorated female Olympian?

Allyson Felix becomes the most decorated woman in Olympic track history. Allyson Felix won bronze in the women’s 400-meter final in Tokyo on Friday — making her the most decorated female track and field athlete in Olympic history.

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