Gymnastics is the most popular sports in Olympics and is one sport in which maximum countries participate. Both men and women take part in this sport and there are several sub categories within this broad category. An Olympic medal in the category of Gymnastics is considered very valuable and is well sought as well.
There are many female gymnasts who have won more than 1 Olympic medal and the following is the list of the top female gymnastics medalists who have won most Olympic medals.
Larisa Semyonovna Latynina is a female gymnast belonging to Soviet Union who has won the most Olympic medals in the world. She has a total of 18 Olympic medals. With a total of 11 medals, Vera Caslavka is the female gymnast who has won the second highest number of Olympic medals. Another female with the maximum number of Olympic medals in gymnastics is Agnes Keleti who has won 10 medals.
Polina Astakhova too has won 10 Olympic medals which is one of the highest for a female gymnast. Some other female son this list are Nadia Elena Comaneci, Ludmilla Ivanovna Tourischeva, Margit Korondi, Sofia Ivanovna Muratova, Simona Amanar and Maria Gorokhovskaya. These female gymnasts have won more than 7 medals each.