It comes as no surprise that Olympic swimmer, Michael Phelps, is the most decorated Olympian of all time. We’ve seen and heard his name across the media for the many times as he dominated in swimming races throughout four different summer Olympic games. Between 2004 and 2016, Michael Phelps won a total of 28 medals, 25 of which were gold medals. But who are some of the other powerhouse Olympians that dominated the other modern Olympics by winning the most medals during their respective games?
This chart from Wizard Pins, The Winningest Olympian at Every Modern Olympics, offers a look at some of the other Olympians you may not have heard as much about as Phelps. While they may not have earned over twenty medals, they still deserve to have recognition for their athletic achievements and being the most decorated Olympian during their own summer or winter Olympics games. How many of these amazing athletes do you remember from past Olympics?
infographic by: wizardpins.com