Which Canadian has won the most Summer Olympic medals?

Which Canadian has won the most Summer Olympic medals?

Penny Oleksiak has won bronze in the women’s 200m freestyle to become Canada’s all-time most decorated summer Olympian. With her second podium finish of Tokyo 2020, Oleksiak now has six career Olympic medals after winning four in her Olympic debut at Rio 2016.

Who is a famous Canadian Olympian?

Kathleen Heddle & Marnie McBean – Rowing (3 Gold, 1 Bronze) As one of Canada’s most successful pairings, Kathleen Heddle and Marnie McBean were the first Canadian athletes to win Olympic gold three times – and are still the only Canadian athletes to have achieved this at the Summer Games.

Who are the most decorated Canadian Olympians?

With Wednesday morning’s 5,000-metre relay gold medal in his final Olympic race, speed skater Charles Hamelin became one of Canada’s most decorated athletes. His six Olympic medals tie with with sprinter Andre De Grasse for the most medals by a Canadian male.

Who is Canada’s most decorated Winter Olympian?

Clara Hughes, a dual-season Olympian, is the only athlete in history to win multiple medals at both the summer and winter Olympic Games. Her six career medals tie her as Canada’s most decorated Olympian.

What was Canada’s best Olympics?

17 of the best (and worst) Canadian Olympic moments

  • Seoul, 1988.
  • Atlanta, 1996.
  • Sydney, 2000.
  • Salt Lake City, 2002.
  • Turin, 2006.
  • Vancouver, 2010.
  • Rio, 2016.
  • PyeongChang, 2018. Team Canada made history at PyeongChang winning 29 medals, a winter Olympic record medal haul for our country.

Who has the 2nd most Olympic medals?

List of Olympic medals over career

No. Athlete Gold
1 Michael Phelps 23
2 Larisa Latynina 9
3 Marit Bjørgen 8
4 Nikolai Andrianov 7