Athletes with the Most Olympics Medals

Here are some lists of all time total medals for males and females. The lists do not include results from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

MOST GOLD MEDALS WON (MEN)

8 - Bjørn DAEHLIE (NOR), cross-country, 92-98
6 - Ole Einar BJOERNDALEN (NOR), biathlon, 1994-2010
5 - A. Clas THUNBERG (FIN), speed skating, 1924-1928
5 - Eric HEIDEN (USA), speed skating, 1980
5 - Thomas ALSGAARD (NOR), cross-country, 1994-2002
4 - Twelve athletes have won four gold medals

MOST GOLD MEDALS WON (WOMEN)

6 - Lydia SKOBLIKOVA (URS), speed skating, 1960-1964
6 - Lyubov EGOROVA (EUN / RUS), cross-country, 1992-2002
5 - Bonnie BLAIR (USA), speed skating, 88-94
5 - Larissa LAZUTINA (EUN / RUS), cross-country, 1992-1998
5 - Claudia PECHSTEIN (GER), speed skating, 1992-2006
4 - Lee-Kyung CHUN (KOR), short-track, 92-98
4 - Galina KULAKOVA (URS), cross-country, 1968-1980
4 - Janica KOSTELIC, (CRO), Alpine skiing, 2002-2006
4 - Raisa SMETANINA (URS / EUN), cross-country, 1976-1992

MOST MEDALS WON (MEN)

12 - Bjørn DAEHLIE (NOR), cross-country, 1992-1998- UPDATE - he won another 2 medals in 2014.
11 - Ole Einar BJOERNDALEN (NOR), biathlon, 1994-2010
9 - Sixten JERNBERG (SWE), cross-country, 1956-1964
8 - Kjetil Andre AAMODT (NOR), Alpine skiing, 1992-2006
8 - Sven FISCHER (GER), biathlon, 1994-2006
8 - Ricco GROSS (GER), biathlon, 1992-2006
8 - Apolo Anton OHNO (USA), short track speed skating, 2002-2010
7 - A. Clas THUNBERG (FIN), speed skating, 1924-1928
7 - Vladimir SMIRNOV (URS/EUN/KAZ), cross-country, 1988-1998
7 - Bogdan MUSIOL (GDR), bobsleigh, 1980-92
7 - Eero MÄNTYRANTA (FIN), cross-country, 1960-1972
7 - Veikko HAKULINEN (FIN), cross-country, 1952-1964
7 - Ivar BALLANGRUD (NOR), speed skating, 1928-1936
7 - Felix GOTTWALD (GER), nordic combined, 2002-2010

MOST MEDALS WON (WOMEN)

10 - Raisa SMETANINA (URS / EUN), cross-country, 1976-1992
10 - Stefania BELMONDO (ITA), cross-country, 1992-2002
9 - Lyubov EGOROVA (EUN / RUS), cross-country, 1992-2002
9 - Uschi DISL (GER), biathlon, 1992-2006
9 - Claudia PECHSTEIN (GER), speed skating, 1992-2006
8 - Gunda NIEMANN-STIRNEMANN (GER), speed skating, 1988-1998
8 - Galina KULAKOVA (URS), cross-country, 1968-1980
8 - Karin KANIA-ENKE (GDR), speed skating, 1980- 1988
7 - Marja-Liisa KIRVESNIEMI-HAEMAELAEINEN (FIN), cross-country, 76-94
7 - Manuela DI CENTA (ITA), cross-country, 1984-1998
7 - Andrea EHRIG-SCHÖNE-MITSCHERLICH (GDR), speed skating, 1976-1988
7 - Larissa LAZUTINA (EUN / RUS), cross-country, 1992-1998
7 - Yelena VÄLBE (EUN-RUS), cross-country, 1992-1998
7 - Kati WILHELM (GER), biathlon, 2002-2010

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