Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, Norway

10 Most Decorated Winter Olympians

Well over 28,000 athletes have competed in the 94-year history of the Olympic Winter Games, but no one has accomplished more than these 10 Olympians.

Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, Norway 13 Olympic Medals between 1998–2014.
Sport: Biathlon
Bjorn Dæhlie, Norway The Asahi Shimbun Bjorn Dæhlie, Norway 12 Olympic Medals between 1992–1998.
Sport: Cross-country skiing
Marit Bjørgen, Norway Nils Petter Nilsson Marit Bjørgen, Norway 10 Olympic Medals between 2002–2014.
Sport: Cross-country skiing
Raisa Smetanina, Russia DOMINIQUE FAGET Raisa Smetanina, Russia 10 Olympic Medals between 1976–1992.
Sport: Cross-country skiing
Stefania Belmondo, Italy David Madison Stefania Belmondo, Italy 10 Olympic Medals between 1992–2002.
Sport: Cross-country skiing
Lyubov Yegorova, Russia Pascal Rondeau Lyubov Yegorova, Russia 9 Olympic Medals between 1992–1994.
Sport: Cross-country skiing
Claudia Pechstein, Germany Streeter Lecka Claudia Pechstein, Germany 9 Olympic Medals between 1992–2006.
Sport: Speed Skating
Sixten Jernberg, Sweden STAFF Sixten Jernberg, Sweden 9 Olympic Medals between 1956–1964.
Sport: Cross-country skiing
Uschi Disl, Germany Agence Zoom Uschi Disl, Germany 9 Olympic Medals between 1992-2006.
Sport: Biathlon
Viktor Ahn, South Korea (later Russia) Matthew Stockman Viktor Ahn, South Korea (later Russia) 8 Olympic Medals between 2006-2014.
Sport: Speed skating. (Note: Yes, you read that correctly. South Korea AND Russia.)