Great Olympians - quadruple medallists

84 people have won four medals in a same event in four Olympiads :

Edoardo Mangiarotti and Birgit Fischer-Schmidt did it in two separate events

19 people went on for a fifth medal

The first three to achieve this were all Belgians !

  1. 1908, 1912, 1920, 1924-07-09 - Paul Anspach (Team Epee)
  2. 1908, 1912, 1920, 1924-07-09 - Fernand de Montigny (Team Epee)
  3. 1908, 1912, 1920, 1924-07-20 - Joseph Pletinckx (Waterpolo)
  4. 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932-02-09 - Gillis Grafström (Figure Skating)
  5. 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932-08-01 - Philippe Cattiau (Team Foil)
  6. 1924, 1928, 1932, 1936-08-08 - Georges Buchard (Team Epee)
  7. 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952-07-21 - Heikki Ilmari Savolainen (Team gymnastics)
  8. 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952-07-30, 1956, 1960 - Gerevich Aladár (Team Sabre)
  9. 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956-11-23 - Manlio di Rosa (Team Foil)
  10. 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956-11-28, 1960 - Edoardo Mangiarotti (Team Epee)
    1948, 1952, 1956, 1960-09-02 - Edoardo Mangiarotti (Team Foil)
  11. 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956-12-03, 1960 - Kovács Pál (Team Sabre)
  12. 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960-08-29 - Gert Frederiksson (K1, 1000m)
  13. 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960-09-03 - Jeney László (Waterpolo)
  14. 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960-09-03, 1964 - Gyarmati Deszö (Waterpolo)
  15. 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960-09-07 - Paul Elvstrøm (Solo Sailing)
  16. 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960-09-09 - Leslie Walter Claudius (Hockey)
  17. 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960-09-09 - Udham Singh (Hockey)
  18. 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960-09-10 - Kárpáti Rudolf (Team Sabre)
  19. 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964-10-21 - Giuseppe Delfino (Team Epee)
  20. 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968-10-15 - Al Oerter (Discus Throw)
  21. 1952, 1956, 1964, 1968-10-24 - Henri Chammartin (Team Dressage)
  22. 1952, 1956, 1964, 1968-10-24 - Gustav Fischer (Team Dressage)
  23. 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968-10-26 - Mayer Mihály (Waterpolo)
  24. 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968-10-27, 1972, 1976 - Hans Günther Winkler (Team Jumping)
  25. 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972-09-04 - Bodnár Andras (Waterpolo)
  26. 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972-09-08 - Galina Goroshova (Team Foil)
  27. 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972-09-08, 1976 - Saginé-(Ujlaki-)Retjö Ildikó (Team Foil)
  28. 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972-09-10 - Gennadi Volnov (Basketball)
  29. 1956, 1960, 1964, 1972-09-11 - Raimondo d'Inzeo (Team Jumping)
  30. 1956, 1960, 1964, 1972-09-11 - Piero d'Inzeo (Team Jumping)
  31. 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976-02-14 - Jiri Holik (Ice Hockey)
  32. 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976-07-24 - Daniel Morelon (Cycling, Sprint)
  33. 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976-07-25, 1984 - John Michael Plumb (Team Three-day Event)
  34. 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976-07-25 - Christian Noël (Team Foil)
  35. 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976-07-25 - Daniel Revenu (Team Foil)
  36. 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976-07-27 - Klaus Dibiasi (Diving, Highboard)
  37. 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980-02-21 - Galina Kulakova (Nordic Skiing, 3/4 x 5 km)
  38. 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980-02-22 - Alexander Tikhonov (Biathlon, 4x7.5 km)
  39. 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980-07-24 - Pavel Lednev (Modern Pentathlon)
  40. 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980-07-27 - Elena Belova-Novikova (Team Foil)
  41. 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980-07-29 - Molnár Endre (Waterpolo)
  42. 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980-07-29 - Szivós István, jr (Waterpolo)
  43. 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980-07-29 - Viktor Sidiak (Team Sabre)
  44. 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980-07-29 - Vladimir Nazlymov (Team Sabre)
  45. 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980-07-29 - Michele Maffei (Team Sabre)
  46. 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980-07-30 - Sergei Belov (Basketball)
  47. 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984-02-20 - Vladislav Tretiak (Ice Hockey)
  48. 1964, 1968, 1976, 1984-08-09, 1988 - Reiner Klimke (Team Dressage)
  49. 1968, 1972, 1980, 1984-08-10 - Ivan Patzaichin (C2, 1000 m)
  50. 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992-02-22 - Bogdan Musiol (4-man bob)
  51. 1972, 1984, 1988, 1992-07-26 - Ragnar Skanaker (Free Pistol)
  52. 1984, 1988, 1992, 1994-02-27 - Wolfgang Hoppe (4-man bob)
  53. 1980, 1984, 1992, 1994-02-22, 1998 - Harri Kirvesniemi (Nordic Skiing, 4 x 10 km)
  54. 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996-07-29 - Carl Lewis (Long Jump)
  55. 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996-08-04, 2000 - Teresa Edwards (basketball)
  56. 1988, 1992, 1994, 1998-02-09, 2002 - Georg Hackl (Luge)
  57. 1984, 1988, 1992, 2000-09-16, 2008 - Dara Torres (4x100 m freestyle)
  58. 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000-09-23 - Sabine Bau (Team Foil)
  59. 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000-09-23 - Jan Zelezny (Javelin Throw)
  60. 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000-09-26 - Ronny Weller (Weightlifting)
  61. 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000-09-27 - Alexander Karelin (Wrestling, Greco-Roman)
  62. 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000-09-30, 2004 - Birgit Fischer-Schmidt (K4, 500m)
    1988, 1996, 2000, 2004-08-28 - Birgit Fischer-Schmidt (K2, 500m)
  63. 1992, 1994, 1998, 2002-02-18 - Uschi Disl (Biathlon, 4 x 7.5 km)
  64. 1992, 1994, 1998, 2002-02-20, 2006 - Ricco Groß (Biathlon, 4 x 7.5 km)
  65. 1992, 1994, 1998, 2002-02-23, 2006 - Claudia Pechstein (Speed Skating, 5000 m)
  66. 1988, 1992, 1998, 2002-02-24 - Igor Kravchuk (Ice Hockey)
  67. 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004-08-15, 2008 - Ryoko Tamura-Tani (Judo)
  68. 1988, 1992, 2000, 2004-08-15 - Jasna Sekaric (Shooting, Air Pistol)
  69. 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004-08-18 - Giovanna Trillini (Fencing, Foil)
  70. 1988, 1992, 1996, 2004-08-20,2008 Ralf Schumann (Rapid-Fire Pistol)
  71. 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004-08-21 - Piros Dimas (Weightlifting)
  72. 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004-08-24,2008 - Elena Georgescu(-Nedelc) (Rowing - Eights)
  73. 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006-02-13,2010 - Armin Zöggeler (Luge)
  74. 1992, 1994, 2002, 2006-02-18 - Kjetil-André Aamodt (Super-G)
  75. 1994, 1998, 2002, 2006-02-21 - Sven Fischer (Biathlon - 4x7.5 km)
  76. 1988, 1992, 1994, 2006-02-21 - Sergei Chepikov (Biathlon - 4x7.5 km)
  77. 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008-08-11 - Valentina Vezzali (Fencing - foil)
  78. 1992, 1996, 2000, 2008-08-14 - Isabell Werth (Dressage - Team)
  79. 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008-08-17 - Doina Ignat - (Rowing - Eights)
  80. 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008-08-24 - Lisa Leslie (Basketball)
  81. 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010-02-25 - Jayna Hefford (Ice Hockey)
  82. 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010-02-25 - Jennifer Botterill (Ice Hockey)
  83. 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010-02-25 - Hayley Wickenheiser (Ice Hockey)
  84. 1998, 2002, 2006, 2010-02-25 - Becky Kellar (Ice Hockey)


Written 2000-10-22 - last modified 2010-02-26

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