Who won the 2016 swimming Olympics?

Sun Yang
Chad le ClosConor Dwyer
Swimming at the 2016 Summer Olympics/Medalists

Who was the fastest swimmer in the 2016 Olympics?

100m freestyle: Final – July 29: Dressel wins first individual gold medal. 100m butterfly: Final – July 30: Dressel sets world record on way to gold. 50m freestyle: Final – July 31: Wins gold with Olympic-record time.

Who won 50m freestyle in 2016?

American Anthony Ervin
American Anthony Ervin won the gold medal in the men’s 50-meter freestyle at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on Friday, a remarkable 16 years after he won gold in the same event at the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, Australia.

Who is fastest swimmer in the world?

Olympic gold-medalist Michael Phelps can swim the 200-meter freestyle in approximately 1.42 minutes, which equates to a speed of about 4.7 mph (miles per hour) or 7.6 km/h (kilometers per hour). A sailfish could cover 200 meters in about 10 seconds!

What happened to Michael Phelps in 2016 Olympics?

The 4x100m freestyle relay brought Phelps his first gold medal at Rio 2016. The 200-meter butterfly and 200-metre individual medley brought two more solo gold medals.

Who won the 100 free 2016?

Swimming at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men’s 100 metre freestyle

Men’s 100 metre freestyle at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Competitors 59 from 46 nations
Winning time 47.58 WJR
Kyle Chalmers Australia Pieter Timmers Belgium Nathan Adrian United States

What is the biggest swim race in the world?

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.

Who is the fastest female swimmer?

Olympian Katie Ledecky swam the fastest time ever recorded in the women’s 500-yard freestyle at 4:24.06, which stands as the current NCAA, American, and US Open record. Tonight, Thomas won the 500-yard freestyle event with a time of 4:33.24, a full two and a half seconds ahead of the second place finisher.