17 Quadruple Olympic Champions

17 people won the same Olympic event four times.

3 people went for a fifth gold medal at the same event (and one for a sixth)

  1. 1900, 1904, 1906, 1908-07-20 - Ray Ewry - Track & Field Men / Standing Long Jump
    1900, 1904, 1906, 1908-07-23 - Ray Ewry - Track & Field Men / Standing High Jump
  2. 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952-07-30, 1956, 1960 - Gerevich Aladár - Fencing Men / Sabre Team
  3. 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956-12-03, 1960 - Kovács Pál - Fencing Men / Sabre Team
  4. 1936, 1952, 1956, 1960-09-09 - Edoardo Mangiarotti - Fencing Men / Epee Team
  5. 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960-09-07 - Paul Elvstrøm - Sailing / Solo
  6. 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960-09-10 - Kárpáti Rudolf - Fencing Men / Sabre Team
  7. 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968-10-15 - Alfred A Oerter Jr - Track & Field Men / Discus
  8. 1956, 1960, 1964, 1972-09-11 - Hans-Günther Winkler - Equestrianism / Prix des Nations Team
  9. 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980-02-22 - Alexander Tikhonow - Biathlon Men / Team
  10. 1964, 1968, 1976, 1984-08-09, 1988 - Dr. Reiner Klimke - Equestrianism / Dressage Team
  11. 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996-07-29 - Carl Lewis - Track & Field Men / Long Jump
  12. 1984, 1988, 1996, 2000-10-01 - Teresa Edwards - Basketball / Women
  13. 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004-08-24 - Ludger Beerbaum - Equestrianism/ Jumping Team
  14. 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004-08-27 - Birgit Fischer-Schmidt - Canoeing, women's K4
  15. 1992, 1994, 1998, 2006-02-21 - Ricco Groß - Biathlon / 4x7.5 km
  16. 1992, 1996, 2000, 2008-08-14 - Isabell Werth - Dressage / Team
  17. 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008-08-23 - Lisa Leslie - Basketball / women


Written 2000-10-22 - last modified 2010-07-27

This page is part of the site "Full Olympians" by Herman De Wael. See here for a full Introduction.