Who is the best Olympic swimmer?

Michael Phelps
List of top Olympic gold medalists in swimming

Name Total
1. Michael Phelps 28
2. Mark Spitz 11
3. Matt Biondi 11
4. Caeleb Dressel 7

How many swimmers are in the Olympic team?

Get to know all 53 athletes (and 11 teenagers!) competing in Tokyo. Next stop: Tokyo! In just a few weeks, the 2020 Olympics will introduce the next generation of great American swimmers.

Who is in Team GB swimming team?

Swimming Profiles

  • Freya Anderson. Best Result. Olympic Champion.
  • Kathleen Dawson. Best Result. Olympic Champion.
  • Alice Dearing. Best Result. World Junior Champion.
  • Lucy Hope. Best Result. European Champion.
  • Anna Hopkin. Best Result. Olympic Champion.
  • Harriet Jones. Best Result.
  • Molly Renshaw. Best Result.
  • Laura Stephens. Best Result.

Who won men’s swimming gold medal?

Caeleb Dressel
Meet Caeleb Dressel: Team USA’s new Olympic swimming star who just won a thrilling, emotional gold medal. Dressel is officially the new big name in U.S. men’s swimming after his win in the 100-meter freestyle.

What female swimmer has won the most Olympic gold medals?

Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky
Washington, D.C., U.S. Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky (born March 17, 1997) is an American competitive swimmer. Having won 7 Olympic gold medals and 15 world championship gold medals, the most in history for a female swimmer, she is considered one of the greatest female swimmers of all time.

How many people are on the Olympic swimming team?

FINA rules allow a maximum team size of 52 swimmers (26 men and 26 women). Each country has a maximum of two entries in each of 26 individual events (13 men and 13 women) and one entry in each of the six relays (three men and three women).

Who won the most medals in swimming in the Olympics?

The person who has currently won the most Olympic gold medals is Michael Phelps of the United States of America. He has won an amazing 14 gold medals in the sport of swimming at the summer Olympics of 2004 and 2008.

What do the male Olympic swimmers wear?

The rules that govern what a male swimmer can wear during Olympic swim races are complex. Torsos and lower legs must remain bare. Swimsuit fabrics must be woven textiles, and the exact blends approved vary from one brand to the next.

Who is the most famous Olympic swimmer?

Phelps is known for breaking the all-time record for the most Olympic gold medals, with a total of 22 medals overall. Now considered the most famous Olympic swimmer of all time, Phelps is also the long course world record holder for the 100-meter butterfly, 200-meter butterfly and 400-meter individual medley. Oct 9 2019