Who has the most Olympic records in swimming?

Who has the most Olympic records in swimming?

Michael Phelps
Olympic swimming records: An American splash and a superman called Michael Phelps! A powerhouse, swimmers from the United States of America have set Olympic records in as many as 14 of the 35 events.

Who is the fastest male swimmer of all time?

specialist Cesar Cielo Filho
Brazilian sprint specialist Cesar Cielo Filho holds the world record in both the 50 and 100 m freestyle events. In terms of pure speed, Cielo Filho holds the crown as the fastest swimmer in history.

What is the fastest 100m swim time?

The short course world record in the 100m free is currently held by 6’8” Amaury Leveaux of France, who swam a stunning 44.94 at the European Short Course Championships in Rijeka, Croatia in December 2008.

Who won the most gold medals in men’s swimming?


Name Total
1. Michael Phelps 16
2. Mark Spitz 6
3. Alexander Popov 5
4. Roland Matthes 5

Do any of Michael Phelps world records still stand?

Still standing, and for how long? Nearing fourteen years on from Beijing Olympics 2008 and Phelps’ still holds one of the longest standing swimming world records of all time in men’s individual events.

Are male swimmers faster than female swimmers?

On an average, the men were found to have a lower stroke rate and to be faster than the women. The latter finding could be a result of the men’s longer stroke length and greater height.

What was Michael Phelps fastest time?

Michael Phelps – 400 I.M. (2008) – 4:03.84 When Phelps touched the wall in 4:03.84, it was clear a special week awaited. Thirteen years later, Phelps’ record has not been sniffed, the closest challenge the 4:05.18 from Ryan Lochte at the 2012 Olympics in London.

Who is the most successful male swimmer in Olympic history?

Michael Fred Phelps II
Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is an American former competitive swimmer. He is the most successful and most decorated Olympian of all time with a total of 28 medals.

What’s the lowest heart rate ever recorded?

27 bpm
The lowest resting heart beat on record is 27 bpm belonging to Martin Brady (UK, b. 24 March 1969) who was tested at the Guernsey Chest and Heart Unit, Channel Islands on 11 August 2005.

How many of Phelps records still stand?

7 world records
Currently (01/14/14) Phelps still holds 7 world records – three individual events and 4 as part of US relay teams. The individual races were done either in Beijing in 2008 or at the FINA World Championships in Rome during the super-suit record frenzy of 2009.

What is the longest standing swimming world record?

The longest distance ocean swim (marathon swimming) is 250 km (155.34 miles), and was achieved by Pablo Fernandez (Spain) in Miami, Florida, USA, on 19-20 July 2021. Pablo beat the previous record, which had not been broken in 15 years.

What are some of the Olympic records in track and field?

Here are some of the Olympic records in track and field: Men’s 100m: Usain Bolt | 9.63 seconds | Aug. 5, 2012Women’s 100m: Florence Griffith-Joyner | 10.62 seconds | Sept. 24, 1988Men’s 200m: Usain Bolt | 19.30 seconds | Aug. 20, 2012 Women’s 200m: Florence Griffith-Joyner | 21.34 seconds | Sept. 29. 1988

How many Olympic records do American swimmers hold?

A powerhouse, swimmers from the United States of America have set Olympic records in as many as 14 of the 35 events. The swimming events are the real big crowd pullers at any Olympics. A sport with 16 different categories – including freestyle, backstroke, butterfly, breaststroke, medleys and relays – it offers a lot of Olympic medals.

What are the Olympic freestyle swimming records?

The freestyle events are held over six different distances – the 50m, 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m and 1500m. The 50m freestyle is the newest Olympic event, introduced at Seoul 1988. Here are all the Olympic freestyle swimming record-holders: Men: Mykhailo Romanchuk (Ukraine) – 7:41.28s at Tokyo 2020 Women: Katie Ledecky (USA) – 8:04.79s at Rio 2016

What is the world record for a female swimmer in the Olympics?

WOMEN: Hosszu is coming into this race already with the Olympic and world record at 4:26. 36, and even though her entry time has her four seconds back of that time (4:30. 39), it also has her nearly three seconds ahead of the next-closest swimmer (Ohashi at 4:32. 33). Hosszu hasn’t posted her fastest times this year as her time of 4:34.