Top Ten Athletes who won Olympic Medals for Multiple Sports

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6. Ahn Hyuu-Soo:
JAPAN/

He has won three gold medals in the Olympics and is a short track speed skater. He was born in 1985 in South Korea.

 

7. Michael Phelps:
Beijing Olympics Swimming

He is an American and was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was born in the year 1985. He has broken about thirty seven world records in swimming alone. He also has achieved 14 medals in the Olympics events. He is also a gymnast apart from being a swimmer. Achievements under his belt are numerous and considering his age, it is just phenomenal for a youngster like him.

 

8. Larissa Semyonovna Latynina:
Larissa Semyonovna Latynina

She is a Russian Gymnast born in Ukraine. She currently holds the record for the most number of individual medals owned in the Olympics. She has about 14 individual medals and an entire collection of 18 medals that is inclusive of group events too.

 

9. Jesse Owens:
Jesse-Owens

Born in Berlin, Germany in the year 1980, this athlete has won 4 Olympic gold medals in both running as well as long jump. He won all these in the 1936 Olympics itself.

 

10. Fanny Blankers Koen:
Fanny Blankers Koen

She is a Dutch athlete who has won 4 gold medals as a sprinter.

 

 

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