Language; Watch; Edit; This is a list of medalists at the 2004 Summer Olympics, which were held in Athens, Greece. In the most recent 2016 Rio Olympics, Phelps won 5 Gold and a Silver medal. At 2nd No in the list of top 10 most medal winners in Olympics is Larisa Latynina. The primary aim of most Olympic Games athletes is to win a gold medal, though winning any medal is a great achievement for most of them. Current and discontinued olympic sports. In the Olympic Games, highly talented athletes focus on winning multiple medals in different events. Medal Winners The winners of the 1960 Olympic medals for light heavyweight boxing on the winners' podium at Rome: Cassius Clay (now Muhammad Ali) (C), gold; Zbigniew Pietrzykowski of Poland (R), silver; and Giulio Saraudi (Italy) and Anthony Madigan (Australia), joint bronze. Between 1956 and 1964 she won 14 individual Olympic medals and four team medals. Overall, 302 events in 28 sports were held; 165 events were opened to men, 127 were opened to women and 10 were mixed events. 21 medals (seven of each color) were awarded in seven events. The 2008 Summer Olympics were held in Beijing, People's Republic of China, from 8 August to 24 August 2008. List of 2004 Summer Olympics medal winners. He won 6 Gold in 2004 and 8 medals in 2008. ^ C. A men's ice hockey tournament was held at the 1920 Summer Olympics, and then added as a Winter Olympics event. Lists of all Olympic medalists since 1896. ^ B. Here are two lists, ranking athletes by the most number of medals, and also by gold medals won (including 2016 results). Including military patrol event at 1924 Games, which IOC now refers to biathlon. Medal count tables and top medal winners by Olympic games, nations, sports. Her total of 18 Olympic medals was a record for 48 years until surpassed by American swimmer Michael Phelps on 31 July 2012. The nation first sent a team to the Summer Olympic Games in 1920 and has participated in every Summer Games since then. Approximately 11,028 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOC) participated. Michael Phelps, an American swimmer, holds the record for the most Gold medals won at a single Summer Olympics. Figure skating was held at the 1908 and 1920 Summer Olympic games prior to the establishment of the Winter Olympics. Top Olympic Medal Winners. Larisa Semyonovna Latynina is a former Soviet gymnast. Olympic Day The new Olympic Channel brings you news, highlights, exclusive behind the scenes, live events and original programming, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. Statistics and photos. ^A. Watch the Olympic … Indian Olympic medal winners – India first participated at the Olympic games in 1900, with a lone athlete (Norman Pritchard) winning two medals- both silver- in athletics. Indian Olympic Medal Winners.