Has anyone ever sold their Olympic medal?
Mark Wells, U.S.
He sold the medal to a private collector, who in turn sold it through an auction house for $310,700 in 2010..
Who is the greatest Olympian of all time?
Michael PhelpsMichael Phelps, named ‘Greatest Olympian of All-Time,’ wears his 23 gold medals on SI cover.
Who is the most successful British Olympian of all time?
The most successful British Olympians by gold medals won are Sir Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny, who have won six gold (and one silver) medals each in track cycling; two British Olympians come next with five gold medals – fellow cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins, and Sir Steve Redgrave, who won five gold medals in five …
Which athletes have won more than five Olympic gold medals?
List of most Olympic gold medals over careerNo.AthleteSport1Michael PhelpsSwimming2Larisa LatyninaGymnastics3Paavo NurmiAthletics4Mark SpitzSwimming40 more rows
Who is the fastest man in the world?
Usain BoltWithout doubt, it is Usain Bolt of Jamaica. On Sunday 16 August 2009, 23- years-old Usain Bolt from Jamaica became the fastest runner in the world when he ran 100 metres in a world record time of 9.58 seconds.