- Four-time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016); 12-time Olympic medalist (6 golds, 3 silvers, 3 bronzes)
- Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x200m free), 5th (200m medley)
- London 2012 Olympic Games, gold (400m medley, 4x200m free); silver (200m medley, 4x100m free); bronze (200m back); 4th (200m free)
- Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold (200m back, 4x200m free); bronze (200m medley, 400m medley)
- Athens 2004 Olympic Games, gold (4x200m free), silver (200m medley)
- Most recent: 2015 – gold (200m medley, 4x100m medley); silver (4x200m free)
- Years of participation: Long Course – 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015; Short Course – 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
- Medals: 62 (36 golds, 15 silvers, 11 bronzes)
- Gold – 2004 (4x200m free); 2005 (4x200m free); 2006 (200m back, 200 medley, 400 medley); 2007 (4x200m free); 2008 (100m medley, 200m medley, 400m medley, 4x100m free); 2009 (200m medley, 400m medley, 4x100m free, 4x200m free); 2010 (200m free, 200m back, 100m medley, 200m medley, 400m medley, 4x100m medley); 2011 (200m back, 200m free, 200m medley, 400m medley, 4x200m free); 2012 (100m medley, 4x200m free, 200m medley, 4x100m free, 200m free); 2013 (200m back, 200m medley, 4x200m free); 2014 (4x200m free); 2015 (200m medley, 4x100m medley)
- Silver – 2004 (200m medley); 2006 (4x100m medley); 2007 (100m back, 200m medley, 400m medley); 2008 (200m back, 4x100m medley); 2010 (4x200m free); 2012 (200m back); 2013 (4x100m free); 2014 (200m medley, 4x50m free, 200m back 4x100m medley); 2015 (4x200m free)
- Bronze – 2004 (200m free); 2005 (200m back, 200m medley); 2006 (4x100m free, 4x200m free); 2009 (200m back); 2011 (4x100m free); 2012 (100m fly); 2014 (200m free, 4x100m free, 100m medley)
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