Top 10 Most Nominated Olympic Athletes

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6. Bjørn Dæhlie


This Norseman winter Olympian is regarded as the greatest cross-country athlete of all time. He is the only winter Olympian in the list.


7. Birgit Fischer


She is the only athlete in the list who has competed in a total of six Olympic stages. She won a total of gold medals and 4 silver medals for the period 1980 to 2004 Olympics.


8. Sawao Kato


He is the only Asian athlete in the list of top Olympians. He is regarded as the most successful Japanese athlete of all time. Sawao Kato is considered as the most accomplished gymnast in modern Olympic history.


9. Jenny Thompson


This eminent female swimmer tied Sawao Kato for the number 8 slot. She is the most decorated female swimmer of modern Olympic history.


10. Matt Biondi


Next to Michael Phelps, Matt Biondi comes next of four American swimmers making to the circle of 10 Olympian champions. He has won 8 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 1 bronze medal during the 1984 Olympics, 1988 Olympics and 1992 Olympics.

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