The 15 Colleges With The Most Gold Medals In The 2016 Olympics

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Alas, with the end of summer looming, we say goodbye to another Olympic season. America flourished and reminded the world exactly how awesome we are. Earlier in the games, we brought to you a list of the schools with the most American gold medals in the history of the summer games. With the completion of the 2016 games, we’ve been able to tally up all of the red, white, and blue bearing breadwinners from this summer.

A total of 115 gold medals were won by NCAA student-athletes from 48 universities across the U.S. Counting both current and former NCAA student-athletes, here are the top 15 performing college athletic programs from the 2016 Olympic Games.

Tie breakers: Overall medal count then fewest athletes.

T-14. Michigan State University

Gold Medals: 2
Overall Medals: 2
Number of Athletes: 2
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Basketball and Rowing

T-14. Louisiana State University

Gold Medals: 2
Overall Medals: 2
Number of Athletes: 2
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Basketball

13. University of Washington

Gold Medals: 2
Overall Medals: 3
Number of Athletes: 11
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Rowing

12. University of Wisconsin

Gold Medals: 2
Overall Medals: 3
Number of Athletes: 8
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Triathlon and Swimming

11. University of Tennessee

Gold Medals: 3
Overall Medals: 5
Number of Athletes: 7
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Track and Field

10. University of Georgia

Gold Medals: 4
Overall Medals: 4
Number of Athletes: 10
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Swimming

9. Indiana University

Gold Medals: 4
Overall Medals: 5
Number of Athletes: 6
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Swimming

8. University of Connecticut

Gold Medals: 5
Overall Medals: 5
Number of Athletes: 6
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Basketball

7. University of Oregon

Gold Medals: 5
Overall Medals: 6
Number of Athletes: 12
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Track and Field

6. University of Southern California

Gold Medals: 5
Overall Medals: 10
Number of Athletes: 15
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Water Polo and Track and Field

5. University of California – Los Angeles

Gold Medals: 6
Overall Medals: 8
Number of Athletes: 13
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Water Polo

4. University of Texas – Austin

Gold Medals: 7
Overall Medals: 9
Number of Athletes: 13
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Swimming

3. University of Florida

Gold Medals: 8
Overall Medals: 10
Number of Athletes: 11
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Track and Field

2. University of California – Berkeley

Gold Medals: 12
Overall Medals: 14
Number of Athletes: 18
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Swimming

1. Stanford University

Gold Medals: 13
Overall Medals: 19
Number of Athletes: 30
Most Successful Olympic Sport: Swimming

[via NCAA]

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