Here are the top 10 fastest swimmers in Olympic history
Swimming is sport of speed and endurance. An individual with a greater amount of explosive endurance is known to become a better swimmer.
This article will tell you about the top 10 fastest swimmers in history. Can you guess which swimmer holds the winning record of 49.99 seconds?
Fastest Olympic Swimmers (100-meter-freestyle-time record in seconds)
- Kyle Chalmers – 47.58s
- Nathan Adrian – 47.52s
- Alain Bernard – 47.21s
- Pieter van den Hoogenband – 48.17s
- Pieter van den Hoogenband – 48.30s
- Alexander Popov – 48.74s
- Alexander Popov – 49.02s
- Matt Biondi – 48.63s
- Rowdy Gaines – 49.80s
- Jörg Woithe – 50.40s
In 2016 Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Kyle Chalmers became the fastest swimmer in history. He swam the 100-meter-freestyle race in just 47.58 seconds.
Nathan Adrian is arguably one of the greatest swimmers in history. He is a five time Olympic gold medalist who is tied with Kyle Chalmers on a world record of 46.91 seconds.
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