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Who are the most successful Paralympians of all time?
Here are the five most successful Paralympians of all time: Trischa Zorn 鈥?Para swimming With a total of 55 individual medals at the Paralympic Games, including 41 gold medals, Trischa Zorn from the United States is the most successful Paralympian of all time by some distance. The American Para swimmer is blind since birth.
Who are New Zealand’s most decorated Paralympians?
Sophie Pascoe is New Zealand鈥檚 most decorated Paralympian with 15 Paralympic medals to her name. At Rio 2016, Pascoe took home five medals, including three golds in backstroke, butterfly and the individual medley. She also collected a further two silver medals, both in freestyle.
Who is the most decorated Olympian of all time?
Swimmer Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time, having racked up 28 medals across five appearances at the Summer Games. Phelps, who made his Olympic debut as a 15-year-old at Sydney 2000, won 23 golds, three silvers and two bronzes before retiring from swimming after Rio 2016.
Who has won the most Paralympic gold medals in swimming?
She won two golds at the Rio Olympics in 2016, and also picked up gold medals at London 2012 and in Beijing in 2008. The most successful male British Paralympian to date 鈥?who previously held the record for the most medals won 鈥?is swimmer Mike Kenny.