Who won 8 gold medals in swimming in 2008 Olympics?

Who won 8 gold medals in swimming in 2008 Olympics?

swimmer Michael Phelps
Star American swimmer Michael Phelps won a record eight gold medals during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. From left to right, top row: men’s 4 x 100m medley on Aug. 17, 100m butterfly on Aug. 16, men’s 200m individual medley on Aug.

Who took gold in 2008 Olympics?

Abhinav Bindra wins India’s first Olympic gold medal For many Indians, Beijing 2008 will always stand out for rifle shooter Abhinav Bindra’s incredible gold-medal winning effort in the 10m air rifle.

How many Olympic gold swimmers are there?

List of top Olympic gold medalists in swimming

Name Gold
1. Michael Phelps 23
2. Mark Spitz 9
3. Matt Biondi 8
4. Caeleb Dressel 7

How many gold medals won in 2008 Olympics?

Athletes from China won the most gold medals, with 48 gold medals. Athletes from the United States won the most total medals, with 112. Afghanistan, Mauritius, Sudan, Tajikistan and Togo won their first Olympic medals….2008 Summer Olympics medal table.

2008 Summer Olympics medals
Most total medals United States (112)
← 2004 Olympics medal tables 2012 β†’

Does Michael Phelps still hold any world records?

With 28 Olympic medals to his name, Michael Phelps is the easy choice as the greatest swimmer in history, and his lone remaining world record was a lock for inclusion.

Who won the Beijing Olympic 2008 first gold medal?

India’s Abhinav Bindra won the first individual gold medal in his country’s history by taking the men’s 10-metre air rifle event.

Who is the greatest Olympic swimmer of all time?

Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps is arguably the greatest Olympian of all time by sheer number of Olympic medals won. His 28 medals spanning five Games is unrivaled, and no other Olympic athlete comes close to his 23 gold medals. The 36-year-old Baltimore native is built for swimming.

How much is a gold medal worth?

What’s an Olympic gold medal from the 2022 Winter Olympics worth? It’s priceless, of course, but it also happens to be worth at least $750 at current metal prices. IOC regulations are generally understood to require that Olympics gold medals contain at least 92.5% silver, plated with at least 6 grams of gold.

Which of these athletes won 3 gold medals at the 2008 Olympics?

Hoy is the first Briton in 100 years to take home three golds in one Olympic Games. Russia’s Mavlet Batirov won the men’s 60-kg freestyle wrestling gold medal, four years after capturing the 55-kg gold at the 2004 Athens Games. Li Xiaopeng of China won the men’s parallel bars gymnastics event.