Most Overall Summer Olympic Medals (USA)
|22†||Michael Phelps||Swimming||18-2-2||2004, 2008, 2012|
|11†||Matt Biondi||Swimming||8-2-1||1984, 1988, 1992|
|11||Ryan Lochte||Swimming||5-3-3||2004, 2008, 2012|
|11||Carl Osburn||Shooting||5-4-2||1912, 1920, 1924|
|11||Mark Spitz||Swimming||9-1-1||1968, 1972|
|10*||Ray Ewry||Track/Field||10-0-0||1900, 1904, 1906, 1908|
|10||Carl Lewis||Track/Field||9-1-0||1984, 1988, 1992, 1996|
|9||Gary Hall Jr.||Swimming||5-3-1||1996, 2000, 2004|
|9*||Martin Sheridan||Track/Field||5-3-1||1904, 1906, 1908|
|8||Charles Daniels||Swimming||5-1-2||1904, 1906, 1908|
|8||Jason Lezak||Swimming||4-2-2||2000, 2004, 2008, 2012|
|7‡||Tom Jager||Swimming||5-1-1||1984, 1988, 1992|
|7||Aaron Peirsol||Swimming||5-2-0||2000, 2004, 2008|
|6††||Matt Grevers||Swimming||4-2-0||2008, 2012|
|6||Anton Heida||Gymnastics||5-1-0||1904||6||Alfred Lane||Shooting||5-0-1||1912, 1920|
|6||Jim Lightbody||Track/Field||4-2-0||1904, 1906|
|6||Michael Plumb||Equestrian||2-4-0||1960, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1984|
|6||Ralph Rose||Track/Field||3-2-1||1904, 1908, 1912|
|6||Don Schollander||Swimming||5-1-0||1964, 1968|
|6||Johnny Weissmuller||Swim/Water Polo||5-0-1||1924, 1928|
††Includes 2 gold medals as prelim. member of 1st-place relay team.
‡Includes 3 gold medals as prelim. member of 1st-place relay teams.
*Medals won by Ewry (2-0-0) and Sheridan (2-3-0) at the 1906 Intercalated games are not officially recognized by the IOC.
|12||Natalie Coughlin||Swimming||3-4-5||2004, 2008, 2012|
|12||Jenny Thompson||Swimming||8-3-1||1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004|
|12||Dara Torres||Swimming||4-4-4||1984, 1988, 1992, 2000, 2004, 2008|
|8||Shirley Babashoff||Swimming||2-6-0||1972, 1976|
|7||Shannon Miller||Gymnastics||2-2-3||1992, 1996|
|7||Amanda Beard||Swimming||2-4-1||1996, 2000, 2004|
|6||Jackie Joyner-Kersee||Track/Field||3-1-2||1984, 1988, 1992, 1996|
|6||Angel Martino||Swimming||3-0-3||1992, 1996|
|6||Allison Schmitt||Swimming||3-1-2||2008, 2012|
|6||Rebecca Soni||Swimming||3-3-0||2008, 2012|
|6†||Amy Van Dyken||Swimming||6-0-0||1996, 2000|
|5||Evelyn Ashford||Track/Field||4-1-0||1976, 1984, 1988, 1992|
|5||Teresa Edwards||Basketball||4-0-1||1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000|
|5||Janet Evans||Swimming||4-1-0||1988, 1992, 1996|
|5||Florence Griffith Joyner||Track/Field||3-2-0||1984, 1988|
|5†||Mary T. Meagher||Swimming||3-1-1||1984, 1988|
|5||Mary Lou Retton||Gymnastics||1-2-2||1984|
|5||Sanya Richards-Ross||Track/Field||4-0-1||2004, 2008, 2012|
|5||Gwen Torrence||Track/Field||3-2-0||1988, 1992, 1996|
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