Top 50 Countries With Most Olympics Medals 2022

The Olympics is the most popular sporting event in the world. Held after every four years, athletes from all over the world participate and represent their country. Each edition of the event is held in a different city every year. Here are the lists of the top 50 countries with the most Olympic medals combining the Winter and Summer Olympics.

The moto sign of the Olympics consists of five rings which signify the unity of five continents. The first Olympics was held in 1986 at Olympia. Over the course of time, there are countries that have dominated the games.

The United States is the most successful country in both the Summer and Winter Olympic games. The USA has the most Olympic medals ever than any other nation. Tokyo Olympics 2022 are currently being played from 23 July to 8 August 2022 in Japan, let’s see the top 50 countries with highest Olympics medals.

Countries With Most Olympics Medals

Here is the all-time Olympic Games medal tally.

RankTeamGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1

 United States (USA

1,127

907

794

2,828

2

 Soviet Union (URS) 

473

376

355

1,204

3

 Great Britain (GBR) 

274

299

310

883

4

 Germany (GER) 

283

282

290

855

5

 France (FRA) 

248

276

316

840

6

 Italy (ITA) 

246

214

241

701

7

 Sweden (SWE)

202

216

234

652

8

 China (CHN) 

237

195

176

608

9

 Russia (RUS) 

196

164

187

547

10

 Norway (NOR)

188

174

158

520

11

 East Germany (GDR) 

192

165

162

519

12

 Australia (AUS)

152

168

192

512

13

 Canada (CAN)

137

166

198

501

14

 Hungary (HUN)

176

149

173

498

15

 Japan (JPN)

156

158

183

497

16

 Finland (FIN)

144

148

178

470

17

 Netherlands (NED)

130

136

149

415

18

 Switzerland (SUI)

106

120

119

345

19

 South Korea (KOR)

121

112

104

337

20

 Austria (AUT)

82

114

123

319

21

 Poland (POL)

75

91

140

306

22

 Romania (ROU)

89

94

122

305

23

 West Germany (FRG) 

67

82

94

243

24

 Cuba (CUB) 

78

68

80

226

25

 Bulgaria (BUL) 

52

89

83

224

26

 Denmark (DEN)

45

75

75

195

27

 Czechoslovakia (TCH)

51

57

60

168

28

 Belgium (BEL)

41

55

58

154

29

 Spain (ESP)

46

64

44

154

30

 United Team of Germany (EUA)

36

60

41

137

31

 Unified Team (EUN) 

54

44

37

135

32

 Brazil (BRA)

30

36

63

129

33

 Ukraine (UKR)

37

31

60

128

34

 New Zealand (NZL)

46

28

46

120

35

 Greece (GRE)

33

43

40

116

36

 Kenya (KEN)

31

38

34

103

37

 Belarus (BLR)

20

32

44

96

38

 Yugoslavia (YUG) 

28

34

32

94

39

 Turkey (TUR)

39

24

28

91

40

 Czech Republic (CZE)

24

28

35

87

41

 South Africa (RSA)

26

31

29

86

42

 Jamaica (JAM) 

22

35

21

78

43

 Argentina (ARG)

21

25

28

74

44

 Kazakhstan (KAZ)

16

24

32

72

45

 Iran (IRI) 

21

21

27

69

46

 Mexico (MEX)

13

24

32

69

47

 North Korea (PRK)

16

17

23

56

48

 Ethiopia (ETH)

22

11

21

54

49

 Croatia (CRO)

15

16

13

44

50

 Azerbaijan (AZE)

7

11

24

42

Which countries have won the most Olympic medals?

The US is the most successful country in the Olympics. The United States of America has won a total of 2827 medals. The USA by a large margin is leading the race of most gold medals.

The USA has won  1127 gold medals and is the only country to win 1000 gold medals. Furthermore, it has won 907 silver medals and 793 bronze medals. The United States of America is the only team that receives zero funding from the government.  

The United Kingdom comprises England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is the 2nd most successful country in the Olympics. The United Kingdom has won 274 gold medals, 299 silver medals and 310 bronze medals. In total, it has won 833 medals. 

The third country with the most Olympic medals is Germany. With a population of 83,900,473+, Germany has won more than 800 medals in the Olympics. The European nation has won 283 gold medals, 282 silver medals and 290 bronze medals. It hosted both the Summer and Winter Olympics in 1936. 

With 840 medals in the Olympics, France is the country with the fourth most Olympic medals. France first participated in the Olympic games in 1986. In the history of the Olympic games, France has won 248 gold medals, 276 silver medals and 316 bronze medals. 

Italy is the country with the highest medals at the Olympics in fencing. It also hosted three Olympics games – 2 Winter Olympics and one Summer Olympics. Italy has won 246 gold medals, 214 silver medals and 241 bronze medals making a total of 701 medals. 

Note: The medal figures are cumulative figures of Summer and Winter Olympics. 

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