1. Michele Phelps (Swimmer):
In 2008 Beijing Olympic, Phelps won eight gold metals with his amazing performance ever, however, he won four gold and silver medals in the London Olympic, more than any other. Phelps now holds 22 medals over three Olympics – 18 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze – more than any other in the history of Olympic. Without a doubt, he is the best Olympian ever. There is no argument with that.
2. Ashton Eaton (Decathlon):
Many say the Olympic decathlon gold medalist is the world’s greatest athlete as the athlete had to rival in 10 events to achieve it. Ashton Eaton took it one step further dominating nearly every event during the way to the Gold Medal. He beat his fellow American Trey Hardee by 198 points and also broke his own world record.
3. Women’s Soccer:
The women’s soccer team of United States had a bad experience in the last year’s World Cup as they finished up taking the second place. They rebounded and took revenge on Japan by beating them with 2-1. The Goal keeper made an incredible save which secured the victory. They had a dramatic win over Canada: 4-3.
4. David Boudia (diver):
Winning the gold medal was not expected from the US driver David Boudia so it was a great surprise for American. In addition, US won this gold medal for this category after a long time. The last medal was won by Greg Louganis in the year of 1988. In the 10-meter platform, favorite was world champion Qiu Bo, however, Boudia won easily and it was his second medal in the London Olympic.
5. Allison Schmitt (swimmer):
Allison who won bronze in her debut in Beijing won five medals in London, including 3 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze. She made world record in the 200 meter freestyle.