There are some famous swimming players that make glorious history of their career in this event. Some of these names include Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz and Ian Thorpe in Male; while in female Dawn Fraser and Jennifer B Thompson make this achievement. Michael Phelps has won total 18 Gold medals in four Olympic Games. In addition to this he won the swimmer of the year in 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007. Ian Thorpe won 5 gold in 2 Olympic Games. Mark Spitz won 9 Gold in 2 Olympic and 7 Gold in a single Olympic in 1972 which was a world record till 2008 Olympic. In female Dawn Fraser won 4 gold in 3 Olympic Games while Jennifer Beth Thompson won 8 gold in 4 Olympic Games.