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To Kevin, et al.:

Subject: In case you forgot ...

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Who needs Wikipedia when you have this handy-dandy blog. Kevin, feel free to use the following information in your articles these next few days. Be sure to credit me as the source. (OK, technically, I got this from the USOC. So maybe credit us both.)

Olympic Performances
2004
8  Medals (6-0-2)
100-meter Butterfly, Gold
200-meter Butterfly, Gold
200-meter Freestyle, Bronze
200-meter Individual Medley, Gold
400-meter Individual Medley, Gold
4x100-meter Freestyle Relay, Bronze
4x200-meter Freestyle Relay, Gold
4x100-meter Medley Relay, Gold

2008 (through 3 Events)
3 Medals (3-0-0)
400-meter Individual Medley, Gold
4 x 100-meter Freestyle Relay, Gold
200-meter Freestyle, Gold

Records
ALL-TIME MEDALISTS- USA

12 Jenny Thompson 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 Swimming 8-3-1
11, Mark Spitz, 1968, 1972, Swimming, 9-1-1
11, Matt Biondi, 1984, 1988, 1992, Swimming, 8-2-1
11 Carl Osburn 1912, 1920, 1924 Shooting 5-4-2
11, Michael Phelps, 2004, 2008, Swimming, 9-0-2
10 Gary Hall, Jr. 1996, 2000, 2004 Swimming 5-3-2
10 Carl Lewis 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996 Track & Field 9-1-0
10 Dara Torres 1984, 1988, 1992, 2000 Swimming 4-2-4

MOST ALL-TIME GOLD MEDALS - USA
No. Name Year(s) Sport G-S-B
9 Mark Spitz 1968, 1972 Swimming 9-1-1
9 Carl Lewis 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996 Track & Field 9-1-0
9 Michael Phelps 2004 Swimming 9-0-2
8 Ray Ewry 1900, 1904, 1908 Track & Field 8-0-0
8 Jenny Thompson 1992, 1996, 2000 Swimming 8-3-16
8 Matt Biondi 1984, 1988, 1992 Swimming 8-2-1
6 Amy Van Dyken 1996, 2000 Swimming 6-0-0

ALL-TIME MEDALISTS – ALL NATIONS
MEN
No. Name, Country Year(s) Sport G-S-B
15 Nikolai Andrianov, USSR 1972, 1976, 1980 Gymnastics 7-5-3
13 Boris Shakhlin, USSR 1956, 1960, 1964 Gymnastics 7-4-2
13 Edoardo Mangiarotti, ITA 1936, 1948, 1952, 1956, Fencing 7-4-2
1960, 1964
13 Takashi Ono, JPN 1952, 1956, 1960, 1964 Gymnastics 5-4-4
12 Paavo Nurmi, FIN 1920, 1924, 1928 Track & Field 9-3-0
12 Sawao Kato, JPN 1968, 1972, 1976 Gymnastics 8-3-1
12 Alexei Nemov, RUS 1996, 2000 Gymnastics 4-2-6
11 Mark Spitz, USA 1968, 1972 Swimming 9-1-1
11 Matt Biondi, USA 1984, 1988, 1992 Swimming 8-2-1
11 Viktor Chukarin, USSR 1952, 1956 Gymnastics 7-3-1
11, Michael Phelps, USA, 2004, 2008, Swimming, 9-0-2

MOST ALL-TIME GOLD MEDALS – ALL NATIONS
MEN
No. Name Year(s) Sport G-S-B
9 Paavo Nurmi, FIN 1920, 1924, 1928 Track & Field 9-3-0
9 Mark Spitz, USA 1968, 1972 Swimming 9-1-1
9 Carl Lewis, USA 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996 Track & Field 9-1-0
9 Michael Phelps, USA, 2004, 2008, Swimming, 9-0-2
8 Sawao Kato, JPN 1968, 1972, 1976 Gymnastics 8-3-1
8 Matt Biondi 1984, 1988, 1992 Swimming 8-2-1
7 Nikolai Andrianov, USSR 1972, 1976, 1980 Gymnastics 7-5-3
7 Boris Shakhlin, USSR 1956, 1960, 1964 Gymnastics 7-4-2
7 Viktor Chukarin, USSR 1952, 1956 Gymnastics 7-3-1
7 Aladar Gerevich, HUN 1932, 1936, 1948, 1952, Fencing 7-1-2
1956, 1960

MOST MEDALS WON IN A SINGLE OLYMPIC GAMES – ALL NATIONS
No. Name, Country Year Sport G-S-B
8 Michael Phelps, USA 2004 Swimming 6-0-2
8 Aleksandr Dityatin, USSR 1980 Gymnastics 3-4-1
7 Mark Spitz, USA 1972 Swimming 7-0-0
7 Willis Lee, USA 1920 Shooting 5-1-1
7 Matt Biondi, USA 1988 Swimming 5-1-1
7 Boris Shakhlin, USSR 1960 Gymnastics 4-2-1
7 Lloyd Spooner, USA 1920 Shooting 4-1-2
7 Maria Gorokhovskaya, USSR 1952 Gymnastics 2-5-0
7 Mikhail Voronin, USSR 1968 Gymnastics 2-4-1

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