List of multiple Olympic gold medalists in one event

This is a list of Olympians that have won at least three gold medals in one event. 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. The Olympics listed for each athlete only include games when they won medals in the specified event. If a person has contested for several nations only the last one is mentioned.

Individual events

Rank Athlete Nation Sex Period Games Sport Event Gold medal olympic.svg Silver medal olympic.svg Bronze medal olympic.svg Total
1 Paul Elvstrøm  Denmark M 1948–1960 Summer Sailing Firefly/Finn 4 0 0 4
Al Oerter  United States M 1956–1968 Summer Athletics Discus throw 4 0 0 4
Carl Lewis  United States M 1984–1996 Summer Athletics Long jump 4 0 0 4
Michael Phelps  United States M 2004–2016 Summer Swimming 200 m individual medley 4 0 0 4
5 Georg Hackl  Germany M 1988–2002 Winter Luge Singles 3 2 0 5
Ralf Schumann*  Germany M 1988–2008 Summer Shooting 25 m rapid fire pistol 3 2 0 5
7 Claudia Pechstein  Germany F 1992–2006 Winter Speed skating 5000 m 3 1 1 5
Valentina Vezzali  Italy F 1996–2012 Summer Fencing Individual foil 3 1 1 5
9 Gillis Grafström  Sweden M 1920–1932 Both Figure skating Singles 3 1 0 4
Klaus Dibiasi  Italy M 1964–1976 Summer Diving 10 m platform 3 1 0 4
Viktor Saneyev  Soviet Union M 1968–1980 Summer Athletics Triple jump 3 1 0 4
Alexander Karelin  Russia M 1988–2000 Summer Wrestling Greco-Roman 130 kg 3 1 0 4
Jan Železný  Czech Republic M 1988–2000 Summer Athletics Javelin throw 3 1 0 4
Anky van Grunsven  Netherlands F 1996–2008 Summer Equestrian Individual dressage 3 1 0 4
Artur Taymazov  Uzbekistan M 2000–2012 Summer Wrestling Freestyle 120 kg 3 1 0 4
Jong-oh Jin  South Korea M 2004–2016 Summer Shooting 50 m pistol 3 1 0 4
Michael Phelps  United States M 2004–2016 Summer Swimming 100 m butterfly 3 1 0 4
Michael Phelps*  United States M 2004–2016 Summer Swimming 200 m butterfly 3 1 0 4
Saori Yoshida  Japan F 2004–2016 Summer Wrestling Freestyle 53/55 kg 3 1 0 4
Sven Kramer  Netherlands M 2006–2018 Winter Speed Skating 5000 m 3 1 0 4
21 Gert Fredriksson  Sweden M 1948–1960 Summer Canoeing K-1 1000 m 3 0 1 4
Pyrros Dimas  Greece M 1992–2004 Summer Weightlifting 85 kg 3 0 1 4
Kjetil André Aamodt*  Norway M 1992–2006 Winter Alpine Skiing Super-G 3 0 1 4
Peter Hochschorner  Slovakia M 2000–2012 Summer Canoe Slalom Canoe slalom C-2 3 0 1 4
25 Ray Ewry  United States M 1900–1908 Summer Athletics Standing long jump 3 0 0 3
John Flanagan  United States M 1900–1908 Summer Athletics Hammer throw 3 0 0 3
Sonja Henie  Norway F 1928–1936 Winter Figure skating Singles 3 0 0 3
László Papp  Hungary M 1948–1956 Summer Boxing Middleweight 3 0 0 3
Paul Elvstrøm [1][2]  Denmark M 1952–1960 Summer Sailing Finn 3 0 0 3
Dawn Fraser  Australia F 1956–1964 Summer Swimming 100 m freestyle 3 0 0 3
Vyacheslav Ivanov  Soviet Union M 1956–1964 Summer Rowing Single sculls 3 0 0 3
Larisa Latynina  Soviet Union F 1956–1964 Summer Gymnastics Floor exercise 3 0 0 3
Teófilo Stevenson  Cuba M 1972–1980 Summer Boxing Heavyweight 3 0 0 3
Ulrich Wehling  East Germany M 1972–1980 Winter Nordic combined Individual 3 0 0 3
Pertti Karppinen  Finland M 1976–1984 Summer Rowing Single sculls 3 0 0 3
Bonnie Blair  United States F 1988–1994 Winter Speed skating 500 m 3 0 0 3
Krisztina Egerszegi  Hungary F 1988–1996 Summer Swimming 200 m backstroke 3 0 0 3
Naim Süleymanoğlu  Turkey M 1988–1996 Summer Weightlifting 60–64 kg 3 0 0 3
Kakhi Kakhiashvili  Georgia M 1992–2000 Summer Weightlifting 90–99 kg 3 0 0 3
Félix Savón  Cuba M 1992–2000 Summer Boxing Heavyweight 3 0 0 3
Robert Korzeniowski  Poland M 1996–2004 Summer Athletics 50 km walk 3 0 0 3
Halil Mutlu  Turkey M 1996–2004 Summer Weightlifting 54–56 kg 3 0 0 3
Tadahiro Nomura  Japan M 1996–2004 Summer Judo 60 kg 3 0 0 3
Buvaisar Saitiev*  Russia M 1996–2008 Summer Wrestling Freestyle 74 kg 3 0 0 3
Tony Estanguet*  France M 2000–2012 Summer Canoeing Slalom C-1 3 0 0 3
Ben Ainslie[3]  Great Britain M 2004–2012 Summer Sailing Finn 3 0 0 3
Kaori Icho[4]  Japan F 2004–2012 Summer Wrestling Freestyle 63 kg 3 0 0 3
Ole Einar Bjørndalen*  Norway M 1998–2014 Winter Biathlon 10 km sprint 3 0 0 3
Kristin Armstrong  United States F 2008–2016 Summer Cycling Time trial 3 0 0 3
Usain Bolt  Jamaica M 2008–2016 Summer Athletics 100 m 3 0 0 3
Usain Bolt  Jamaica M 2008–2016 Summer Athletics 200 m 3 0 0 3
Mijaín López  Cuba M 2008–2016 Summer Wrestling Greco-Roman 120/130 kg 3 0 0 3
Shaun White*  United States M 2006–2018 Winter Snowboarding Halfpipe 3 0 0 3
Dario Cologna  Switzerland M 2010–2018 Winter Cross-country skiing 15 km 3 0 0 3

Notes

(*): Non-consecutive gold medals

  • Aleksandr Medved representing Soviet Union won three gold medals in Wrestling. 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.
  • Kakhi Kakhiashvili representing Georgia in the Unified Team in 1992 Olympics and Greece in 1996 and 2000 Olympics won three gold medals in Weightlifting. While his 1992 gold medal was won in the 90 kg division (fourth heaviest), 1996 gold medal was won in the 99 kg division (third heaviest; the 91 kg event was also held) and 2000 gold medal in the 94 kg division (third heaviest).
  • Chris Hoy representing Great Britain won six gold medals, and one silver, in cycling. His first gold at the 2004 Olympics was in the 'kilo', the one kilometre time trial. This event was removed from the Games shortly afterwards, and replaced with the mass-start Kierin sprint event. Hoy proceeded to win consecutive golds in this new event in 2008 and 2012.

Team events

Rank Athlete Nation Sex Period Games Sport Event Gold medal olympic.svg Silver medal olympic.svg Bronze medal olympic.svg Total
1 Aladár Gerevich  Hungary M 1932–1960 Summer Fencing Team sabre 6 0 0 6
2 Pál Kovács  Hungary M 1936–1960 Summer Fencing Team sabre 5 0 0 5
Reiner Klimke  West Germany M 1964–1988 Summer Equestrian Team dressage 5 0 0 5
Isabell Werth  Germany F 1992–2016 Summer Equestrian Team dressage 5 0 0 5
5 Hans Günter Winkler  West Germany M 1956–1976 Summer Equestrian Team jumping 4 1 1 6
6 Edoardo Mangiarotti  Italy M 1936–1960 Summer Fencing Team épée 4 1 0 5
Birgit Fischer  Germany F 1980–2004 Summer Canoeing K-4 500 m 4 1 0 5
Ricco Groß  Germany M 1992–2006 Winter Biathlon 4×7.5 km relay 4 1 0 5
Jayna Hefford  Canada F 1998–2014 Winter Ice hockey Team 4 1 0 5
Hayley Wickenheiser  Canada F 1998–2014 Winter Ice hockey Team 4 1 0 5
11 Teresa Edwards  United States F 1984–2000 Summer Basketball Team 4 0 1 5
12 Rudolf Kárpáti  Hungary M 1948–1960 Summer Fencing Team sabre 4 0 0 4
Alexander Tikhonov  Soviet Union M 1968–1980 Winter Biathlon 2×7.5 km relay 4 0 0 4
Lisa Leslie  United States F 1996–2008 Summer Basketball Team 4 0 0 4
Caroline Ouellette  Canada F 2002–2014 Winter Ice hockey Team 4 0 0 4
Wu Minxia  China F 2004–2012 Summer Diving 3 m synchro 4 0 0 4
Sue Bird  United States F 2004-2016 Summer Basketball Team 4 0 0 4
Tamika Catchings  United States F 2004-2016 Summer Basketball Team 4 0 0 4
Diana Taurasi  United States F 2004-2016 Summer Basketball Team 4 0 0 4
Ryan Lochte  United States M 2004–2016 Summer Swimming 4 × 200 m freestyle relay 4 0 0 4
Michael Phelps  United States M 2004–2016 Summer Swimming 4 × 200 m freestyle relay 4 0 0 4
Michael Phelps  United States M 2004–2016 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m medley relay 4 0 0 4
23 Dezső Gyarmati  Hungary M 1948–1964 Summer Water polo Team 3 1 1 5
Dara Torres  United States F 1984–2008 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m freestyle relay 3 1 1 5
Elena Georgescu  Romania F 1992–2008 Summer Rowing Eight 3 1 1 5
26 Leslie Claudius  India M 1948–1960 Summer Field hockey Team 3 1 0 4
Udham Singh  India M 1948–1960 Summer Field hockey Team 3 1 0 4
Giuseppe Delfino  Italy M 1952–1964 Summer Fencing Team épée 3 1 0 4
Galina Gorokhova  Soviet Union F 1960–1972 Summer Fencing Team foil 3 1 0 4
Vladimir Nazlymov  Soviet Union M 1968–1980 Summer Fencing Team sabre 3 1 0 4
Viktor Sidyak  Soviet Union M 1968–1980 Summer Fencing Team sabre 3 1 0 4
Ivan Patzaichin  Romania M 1968–1984 Summer Canoeing C-2 1000 m 3 1 0 4
Vladislav Tretiak  Soviet Union M 1972–1984 Winter Ice hockey Team 3 1 0 4
Jenny Thompson  United States F 1992–2004 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m freestyle relay 3 1 0 4
Jenny Thompson  United States F 1992–2004 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m medley 3 1 0 4
Sven Fischer  Germany M 1994–2006 Winter Biathlon 4×7.5 km relay 3 1 0 4
Jennifer Botterill  Canada F 1998–2010 Winter Ice hockey Team 3 1 0 4
Katrin Wagner  Germany F 2000–2012 Summer Canoeing K-4 500 m 3 1 0 4
Christie Rampone  United States F 2000–2012 Summer Football Team 3 1 0 4
40 Eskild Ebbesen  Denmark M 1996–2012 Summer Rowing Lightweight coxless fours 3 0 2 5
41 Andrey Lavrov  Russia M 1988–2004 Summer Handball Team 3 0 1 4
Stanislav Pozdnyakov  Russia M 1992–2004 Summer Fencing Team sabre 3 0 1 4
Ana Fernández  Cuba F 1992–2004 Summer Volleyball Team 3 0 1 4
Giovanna Trillini  Italy F 1992–2008 Summer Fencing Team foil 3 0 1 4
Valentina Vezzali  Italy F 1996–2012 Summer Fencing Foil team 3 0 1 4
Pavol Hochschorner  Slovakia M 2000–2012 Summer Canoeing Slalom C-2 3 0 1 4
Peter Hochschorner  Slovakia M 2000–2012 Summer Canoeing Slalom C-2 3 0 1 4
Kerri Walsh  United States F 2004–2016 Summer Beach volleyball Team 3 0 1 4
49 Paulo Radmilovic  Great Britain M 1908–1920 Summer Water polo Team 3 0 0 3
Charles Sydney Smith  Great Britain M 1908–1920 Summer Water polo Team 3 0 0 3
Paul Costello  United States M 1920–1928 Summer Rowing Double sculls 3 0 0 3
Frank Wykoff  United States M 1928–1936 Summer Athletics 4 × 100 m relay 3 0 0 3
Dhyan Chand  India M 1928–1936 Summer Field hockey Team 3 0 0 3
Tibor Berczelly  Hungary M 1936–1952 Summer Fencing Team sabre 3 0 0 3
László Rajcsányi  Hungary M 1936–1952 Summer Fencing Team sabre 3 0 0 3
Ranganathan Francis  India M 1948–1956 Summer Field hockey Team 3 0 0 3
Randhir Singh Gentle  India M 1948–1956 Summer Field hockey Team 3 0 0 3
Balbir Singh Sr.  India M 1948–1956 Summer Field hockey Team 3 0 0 3
Carlo Pavesi  Italy M 1952–1960 Summer Fencing Team épée 3 0 0 3
Polina Astakhova  Soviet Union F 1956–1964 Summer Gymnastics Team 3 0 0 3
Larisa Latynina  Soviet Union F 1956–1964 Summer Gymnastics Team 3 0 0 3
Yukio Endo  Japan M 1960–1968 Summer Gymnastics Team 3 0 0 3
Vitaly Davydov  Soviet Union M 1964–1972 Winter Ice hockey Team 3 0 0 3
Anatoli Firsov  Soviet Union M 1964–1972 Winter Ice hockey Team 3 0 0 3
Victor Kuzkin  Soviet Union M 1964–1972 Winter Ice hockey Team 3 0 0 3
Alexander Ragulin  Soviet Union M 1964–1972 Winter Ice hockey Team 3 0 0 3
Győző Kulcsár  Hungary M 1964–1976 Summer Fencing Team épée 3 0 0 3
Ludmilla Tourischeva  Soviet Union F 1968–1976 Summer Gymnastics Team 3 0 0 3
Sawao Kato  Japan M 1968–1976 Summer Gymnastics Team 3 0 0 3
Mitsuo Tsukahara  Japan M 1968–1976 Summer Gymnastics Team 3 0 0 3
Elena Novikova-Belova  Soviet Union F 1968–1980 Summer Fencing Team foil 3 0 0 3
Andrei Khomutov  Unified Team M 1984–1992 Winter Ice hockey Team 3 0 0 3
Evelyn Ashford  United States F 1984–1992 Summer Athletics 4 × 100 m relay 3 0 0 3
Matt Biondi  United States M 1984–1992 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m freestyle 3 0 0 3
Steve Redgrave  Great Britain M 1988–1996 Summer Rowing Coxless pair 3 0 0 3
Kim Soo-Nyung  South Korea F 1988–2000 Summer Archery Team 3 0 0 3
Rechelle Hawkes  Australia F 1988–2000 Summer Field hockey Team 3 0 0 3
Nina Gavrilyuk  Russia F 1988–1998 Winter Cross-country skiing 4×5 km 3 0 0 3
Larisa Lazutina  Russia F 1992–1998 Winter Cross-country skiing 4×5 km 3 0 0 3
Yelena Välbe  Russia F 1992–1998 Winter Cross-country skiing 4×5 km 3 0 0 3
Andrew Hoy  Australia M 1992–2000 Summer Equestrian Three-day event team 3 0 0 3
Regla Bell  Cuba F 1992–2000 Summer Volleyball Team 3 0 0 3
Marlenis Costa  Cuba F 1992–2000 Summer Volleyball Team 3 0 0 3
Idalmis Gato  Cuba F 1992–2000 Summer Volleyball Team 3 0 0 3
Lilia Izquierdo  Cuba F 1992–2000 Summer Volleyball Team 3 0 0 3
Mireya Luis  Cuba F 1992–2000 Summer Volleyball Team 3 0 0 3
Regla Torres  Cuba F 1992–2000 Summer Volleyball Team 3 0 0 3
Dawn Staley  United States F 1996–2004 Summer Basketball Team 3 0 0 3
Sheryl Swoopes  United States F 1996–2004 Summer Basketball Team 3 0 0 3
Constanţa Burcică  Romania F 1996–2004 Summer Rowing Lightweight double sculls 3 0 0 3
Liliana Gafencu  Romania F 1996–2004 Summer Rowing Eight 3 0 0 3
Doina Ignat  Romania F 1996–2004 Summer Rowing Eight 3 0 0 3
Elisabeta Lipă  Romania F 1996–2004 Summer Rowing Eight 3 0 0 3
Laura Berg  United States F 1996–2004 Summer Softball Team 3 0 0 3
Lisa Fernandez  United States F 1996–2004 Summer Softball Team 3 0 0 3
Lori Harrigan  United States F 1996–2004 Summer Softball Team 3 0 0 3
Katie Smith  United States F 2000–2008 Summer Basketball Team 3 0 0 3
Georgeta Damian  Romania F 2000–2008 Summer Rowing Coxless pair 3 0 0 3
Ian Crocker  United States M 2000–2008 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m medley 3 0 0 3
Jason Lezak  United States M 2000–2008 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m medley 3 0 0 3
Tibor Benedek  Hungary M 2000–2008 Summer Water polo Team 3 0 0 3
Péter Biros  Hungary M 2000–2008 Summer Water polo Team 3 0 0 3
Tamás Kásás  Hungary M 2000–2008 Summer Water polo Team 3 0 0 3
Gergely Kiss  Hungary M 2000–2008 Summer Water polo Team 3 0 0 3
Tamás Molnár  Hungary M 2000–2008 Summer Water polo Team 3 0 0 3
Zoltán Szécsi  Hungary M 2000–2008 Summer Water polo Team 3 0 0 3
Serena Williams  United States F 2000–2012 Summer Tennis Doubles 3 0 0 3
Venus Williams  United States F 2000–2012 Summer Tennis Doubles 3 0 0 3
Kim St-Pierre  Canada F 2002–2010 Winter Ice hockey Team 3 0 0 3
Sanya Richards  United States F 2004–2012 Summer Athletics 4 × 400 m relay 3 0 0 3
Misty May-Treanor  United States F 2004–2012 Summer Beach volleyball Team 3 0 0 3
Shannon Boxx  United States F 2004–2012 Summer Football Team 3 0 0 3
Heather Mitts  United States F 2004–2012 Summer Football Team 3 0 0 3
Heather O'Reilly  United States F 2004–2012 Summer Football Team 3 0 0 3
Brendan Hansen  United States M 2004–2012 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m medley relay 3 0 0 3
Anastasia Davydova  Russia F 2004–2012 Summer Synchronized swimming Team 3 0 0 3
Mariya Gromova  Russia F 2004–2012 Summer Synchronized swimming Team 3 0 0 3
Elvira Khasyanova  Russia F 2004–2012 Summer Synchronized swimming Team 3 0 0 3
Allyson Felix  United States F 2008–2016 Summer Athletics 4 × 400 m relay 3 0 0 3
Seimone Augustus  United States F 2008–2016 Summer Basketball Team 3 0 0 3
Sylvia Fowles  United States F 2008–2016 Summer Basketball Team 3 0 0 3
Ed Clancy  Great Britain M 2008–2016 Summer Cycling Team Pursuit 3 0 0 3
Jason Kenny  Great Britain M 2008–2016 Summer Cycling Team Sprint 3 0 0 3

Team events, consecutive titles

Rank Athlete Nation Sex Period Games Sport Event Gold medal olympic.svg
1 Aladár Gerevich  Hungary M 1932–1960 Summer Fencing Team sabre 6
2 Pál Kovács  Hungary M 1936–1960 Summer Fencing Team sabre 5
3 Rudolf Kárpáti  Hungary M 1948–1960 Summer Fencing Team sabre 4
Alexander Tikhonov  Soviet Union M 1968–1980 Winter Biathlon 2×7.5 km relay 4
Lisa Leslie  United States F 1996–2008 Summer Basketball Team 4
Jayna Hefford  Canada F 1998–2014 Winter Ice hockey Team 4
Hayley Wickenheiser  Canada F 1998–2014 Winter Ice hockey Team 4
Caroline Ouellette  Canada F 2002–2014 Winter Ice hockey Team 4
Wu Minxia  China F 2004-2016 Summer Diving Synchronised 3 m springboard 4
Ryan Lochte  United States M 2004–2016 Summer Swimming 4 × 200 m freestyle relay 4
Michael Phelps  United States M 2004–2016 Summer Swimming 4 × 200 m freestyle relay 4
Michael Phelps  United States M 2004–2016 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m medley relay 4
Sue Bird  United States F 2004–2016 Summer Basketball Team 4
Tamika Catchings  United States F 2004–2016 Summer Basketball Team 4
Diana Taurasi  United States F 2004–2016 Summer Basketball Team 4
16 Paulo Radmilovic  Great Britain M 1908–1920 Summer Water polo Team 3
Charles Sydney Smith  Great Britain M 1908–1920 Summer Water polo Team 3
Paul Costello  United States M 1920–1928 Summer Rowing Double sculls 3
Dhyan Chand  India M 1928–1936 Summer Field hockey Team 3
Frank Wykoff  United States M 1928–1936 Summer Athletics 4 × 100 m relay 3
Ranganathan Francis  India M 1948–1956 Summer Field hockey Team 3
Randhir Singh Gentle  India M 1948–1956 Summer Field hockey Team 3
Balbir Singh Sr.  India M 1948–1956 Summer Field hockey Team 3
Udham Singh  India M 1948–1956 Summer Field hockey Team 3
Leslie Claudius  India M 1948–1956 Summer Field hockey Team 3
Edoardo Mangiarotti  Italy M 1952–1960 Summer Fencing Team épée 3
Carlo Pavesi  Italy M 1952–1960 Summer Fencing Team épée 3
Hans Günter Winkler  West Germany M 1956–1964 Summer Equestrian Team jumping 3
Larisa Latynina  Soviet Union F 1956–1964 Summer Gymnastics Team 3
Polina Astakhova  Soviet Union F 1956–1964 Summer Gymnastics Team 3
Yukio Endo  Japan M 1960–1968 Summer Gymnastics Team 3
Vitaly Davydov  Soviet Union M 1964–1972 Winter Ice hockey Team 3
Victor Kuzkin  Soviet Union M 1964–1972 Winter Ice hockey Team 3
Alexander Ragulin  Soviet Union M 1964–1972 Winter Ice hockey Team 3
Anatoli Firsov  Soviet Union M 1964–1972 Winter Ice hockey Team 3
Ludmilla Tourischeva  Soviet Union F 1968–1976 Summer Gymnastics Team 3
Sawao Kato  Japan M 1968–1976 Summer Gymnastics Team 3
Mitsuo Tsukahara  Japan M 1968–1976 Summer Gymnastics Team 3
Matt Biondi  United States M 1984–1992 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m freestyle 3
Evelyn Ashford  United States F 1984–1992 Summer Athletics 4 × 100 m relay 3
Steve Redgrave  Great Britain M 1984–2000 Summer Rowing Coxless pair 3
Andrei Khomutov  Unified Team M 1984–1992 Winter Ice hockey Team 3
Ricco Groß  Germany M 1992–1998 Winter Biathlon 4×7.5 km relay 3
Isabell Werth  Germany F 1992–2000 Summer Equestrian Team dressage 3
Larisa Lazutina  Russia F 1992–1998 Winter Cross-country skiing 4×5 km 3
Andrew Hoy  Australia M 1992–2000 Summer Equestrian Three-day event team 3
Yelena Välbe  Russia F 1992–1998 Winter Cross-country skiing 4×5 km 3
Regla Bell  Cuba F 1992–2000 Summer Volleyball Team 3
Mireya Luis  Cuba F 1992–2000 Summer Volleyball Team 3
Idalmis Gato  Cuba F 1992–2000 Summer Volleyball Team 3
Lilia Izquierdo  Cuba F 1992–2000 Summer Volleyball Team 3
Regla Torres  Cuba F 1992–2000 Summer Volleyball Team 3
Marlenis Costa  Cuba F 1992–2000 Summer Volleyball Indoor 3
Birgit Fischer  Germany F 1996–2004 Summer Canoeing K-4 500 m 3
Elisabeta Lipă  Romania F 1996-2004 Summer Rowing Eight 3
Liliana Gafencu  Romania F 1996–2004 Summer Rowing Eight 3
Dawn Staley  United States F 1996–2004 Summer Basketball Team 3
Seimone Augustus  United States F 2008–2016 Summer Basketball Team 3
Sylvia Fowles  United States F 2008–2016 Summer Basketball Team 3
Sheryl Swoopes  United States F 1996–2004 Summer Basketball Team 3
Laura Berg  United States F 1996–2004 Summer Softball Team 3
Lisa Fernandez  United States F 1996–2004 Summer Softball Team 3
Lori Harrigan  United States F 1996–2004 Summer Softball Team 3
Georgeta Damian  Romania F 2000–2008 Summer Rowing Coxless pair 3
Jason Lezak  United States M 2000–2008 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m medley 3
Ian Crocker  United States M 2000–2008 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m medley 3
Tibor Benedek  Hungary M 2000–2008 Summer Water polo Team 3
Gergely Kiss  Hungary M 2000–2008 Summer Water polo Team 3
Péter Biros  Hungary M 2000–2008 Summer Water polo Team 3
Tamás Kásás  Hungary M 2000–2008 Summer Water polo Team 3
Tamás Molnár  Hungary M 2000–2008 Summer Water polo Team 3
Zoltán Szécsi  Hungary M 2000–2008 Summer Water polo Team 3
Katie Smith  United States F 2000–2008 Summer Basketball Team 3
Christie Rampone  United States F 2004-2012 Summer Football Team 3
Heather Mitts  United States F 2004–2012 Summer Football Team 3
Shannon Boxx  United States F 2004–2012 Summer Football Team 3
Heather O'Reilly  United States F 2004–2012 Summer Football Team 3
Brendan Hansen  United States M 2004–2012 Summer Swimming 4 × 100 m medley relay 3
Kerri Walsh  United States F 2004–2012 Summer Beach volleyball Team 3
Misty May-Treanor  United States F 2004–2012 Summer Beach volleyball Team 3
Jason Kenny  Great Britain M 2008–2016 Summer Cycling Team Sprint 3
Ed Clancy  Great Britain M 2008–2016 Summer Cycling Team Pursuit 3
Usain Bolt  Jamaica M 2008–2016 Summer Athletics 4 × 100 m relay 3
Allyson Felix  United States F 2008–2016 Summer Athletics 4 × 400 m relay 3

Team events, consecutive, identical team

Rank Athletes Nation Sex Period Games Sport Event Gold medal olympic.svg
1 Pavol Hochschorner
Peter Hochschorner
 Slovakia M 2000–2008 Summer Canoeing C-2 slalom 3
Misty May-Treanor
Kerri Walsh
 United States F 2004–2012 Summer Beach volleyball Team 3

See also

References

  1. ^ Also won a gold medal for Firefly class at the 1948 Olympics. Many consider Firefly class to be the direct predecessor of Finn Class and credit Elvstrom with four consecutive gold medals in one event
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-08. Retrieved 2012-09-05.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) (Not entirely accurate)
  3. ^ Also won a gold medal for Laser class at the 2000 Olympics (and a silver medal for the same class at the 1996 Olympics)
  4. ^ Also won a gold medal for 58kg at the 2016 Olympics where the 63kg event was also held

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Michael Greis (born 18 August 1976) is a former German biathlete.

Mike Burton (swimmer)

Michael Jay Burton (born July 3, 1947) is an American swimmer, three-time Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in two freestyle distance events.When he was an eighth grader he was hit by a furniture truck while riding a bicycle with a friend. Earlier he loved to play football and basketball, but the injuries due to this accident made him abandon contact sports, and left swimming as one of the few fitness options.Burton graduated from El Camino High School. He won 10 AAU titles, and while at UCLA Burton was a NCCAA champion five times. These included the 500 Free (1970), 1650 Free (1967, 1968, 1970), and 200 Fly (1970), which is also became an All-American for these events. Burton was also a four-time Pac-10 champion, he helped lead the Bruins to the Pac-10 Championship Team Title in 1970. He enter the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame as a Character Member. At the 1967 University Games in Tokyo, Japan, he won a gold medal in the 1,500-meter freestyle, ahead of Russian Semyon Belits-Geiman.Burton won two gold medals in individual events at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City: the 400-meter freestyle and 1,500-meter freestyle. Four years later at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany, he became the only American ever to repeat as the 1,500-meter freestyle gold medalist, and he also recaptured the world record in the process. While winning gold in the 1972, Burton also set a new World Record in the 1500 Free. Burton's repeat proved a stunning win: in the spring of 1972, Burton had been diagnosed with a vitamin deficiency, and at the U.S. Olympic Trials had barely made the Olympic Team. The Olympic Trials were held in Chicago, Burton failed to make the Olympic team in the 400 freestyle event and the 200 butterflies. On the next to the last day of the Trials, he snuck into the finals of the 1500 when he finished eighth. Burton manager to be able to finish in third to make the team (at the time, a country could enter up to three athletes per event in swimming).At the Munich Games, Burton loved to start out fast and was the early leader even over Australian star Graham Windeatt. Yet, Windeatt fought back and regained the lead. Burton overtook Windeatt on the closing lengths, broke Rick DeMont's world record and won the gold medal for himself and the United States.The celebration in Munich of his historic repeat, however, was overshadowed by Mark Spitz's performance at those Games and by the terrorist attack on the Olympic Village, which occurred the day after his race.

Burton coached the Seahawks in Billings, Montana, at the local YMCA until 2007. His daughter Loni embarked on her own successful swimming career. She is one of two swimmers in NCAA history to win twelve individual titles. She performed the feat in three years as Division II swimmers are eligible to participate in four individual events versus three in Division I and III.He was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame as an "Honor Swimmer" in 1977.

Pál Kovács

Pál Kovács (17 July 1912 – 8 July 1995) was a Hungarian athlete, who began as a hurdler, but eventually switched to fencing.

By the time Kovács won his first fencing gold, in 1936, he had already been a member of the winning Hungarian team at the 1933 World Championships. The Hungarians won team sabre gold in five successive Olympics, lasting from 1936 until 1960. The same team won gold eight back-to-back world championships (including the two Olympics, which double as world championships in their respective years). Kovács also won individual gold in 1952, as well as individual bronze in 1948. In 1980, he became vice-president of the Fédération Internationale d'Escrime. He died in Budapest in July 1995.

Ralf Schumann

Ralf Schumann (born June 10, 1962) is a German 25 m Rapid Fire Pistol shooter. He is a three-time Olympic Champion and twice the World Champion. One of the most decorated shooters of the modern era, he is the first of two sport shooters to have won three Olympic gold medals in one individual event (25 metre rapid fire pistol) and became the first of three sport shooters to have won three Olympic individual gold medals. He won the gold medals for the 25 metre rapid fire pistol event at the 1992, 1996 and 2004 Olympics and also won two silver medals at this event, becoming the most successful Olympic shooter at this event. Schumann has participated in seven consecutive Olympic Games since 1988, setting a new record for most Olympic appearances by a German athlete.

Ray Ewry

Raymond "Ray" Clarence Ewry (October 14, 1873 – September 29, 1937) was an American track and field athlete who won eight gold medals at the Olympic Games and two gold medals at the Intercalated Games (1906 in Athens). This puts him among the most successful Olympians of all time.

Ricco Groß

Ricco Groß (born 22 August 1970) is a former German biathlete whose exploits made him one of the most successful biathletes of all time at the Winter Olympics and the World Championships.

Rudolf Kárpáti

Rudolf Kárpáti (17 July 1920 – 1 February 1999) was a fencer from Hungary, who won six gold medals in sabre at four Olympic Games (1948–1960). He also won seven gold, three silver and two bronze medals at the world championships. For his achievements he was named Hungarian Sportsman of the year in 1959 and 1960.

Kárpáti graduated from the National Conservatory majoring in the history of music; he was also an accomplished violinist and the artistic director of the People’s Army Central Artistic Ensemble (1961–1986). Besides fencing and music, he was an employee at the Hungarian State Credit Bank and an officer with the Hungarian Army – he retired as Colonel, and later in 1990 was promoted to Major General.Kárpáti was a member of the Hungarian Fencing Federation from 1961 to 1991. After retiring from competitions, in 1977 he became president of the Budapest Fencing Federation and an administrator with the Fédération Internationale d'Escrime.

Tadahiro Nomura

Tadahiro Nomura (野村 忠宏, Nomura Tadahiro, born December 10, 1974 in Kōryō, Nara, Japan) is one of the most famous judo competitors in Japan. He is the only judoka in the world who has won three Olympic gold medals in a row, all in the extra lightweight (-60 kg) division.

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