How many Olympic gold medals are there in swimming?

How many Olympic gold medals are there in swimming?

But swimming is the only sport in which competitors can claim up to eight medals at a single Olympics. Michael Phelps of the USA set that record at Beijing 2008 – all of them gold – before ending his career with an unsurpassed 28 medals.

Who won the gold medal in swimming 2021?

Lydia Jacoby
Tatjana SchoenmakerLilly King
Swimming at the 2020 Summer Olympics/Medalists

What female swimmer has won the most Olympic gold medals?

Washington, D.C., U.S. Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky (born March 17, 1997) is an American competitive swimmer. Having won 7 Olympic gold medals and 15 world championship gold medals, the most in history for a female swimmer, she is considered one of the greatest swimmers of all time.

How many gold medals are in the Olympics 2021?

At the most recent Summer Games in Tokyo in 2021, a total of 340 gold medals were awarded….Number of gold medals awarded at the Summer Olympic Games from 1896 to 2021.

Characteristic Number of gold medals

Who won the last gold medal in swimming?

50 metres freestyle

Games Gold Bronze
2008 Beijing César Cielo Brazil Alain Bernard France
2012 London Florent Manaudou France César Cielo Brazil
2016 Rio de Janeiro Anthony Ervin United States Nathan Adrian United States
2020 Tokyo Caeleb Dressel United States Bruno Fratus Brazil

What country won the most medals in swimming 2021?

The U.S. has had the most total medals at every Olympics since 1992, where the Unified Team that emerged after the breakup of the USSR recorded 112 to the Americans’ 108. Host country Japan won the 3rd most Gold medals (27), and the 5th-most total medals (58).

Who got the first gold medal in 2021?

Yang Qian
China’s Yang Qian won the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics, taking the top spot in the women’s 10-meter air rifle. Yang overtook Russia’s Anastasiia Galashina when she missed the center two rings for an 8.9 on her final shot.

Did Caeleb Dressel win another gold medal?

It’s all coming up gold for Caeleb Dressel. The American swimming star set an Olympic record to win the men’s 50 meter freestyle race Sunday morning in Tokyo. He swam the race in 21.07 seconds to win his fourth gold medal of Tokyo 2020.