Frequent question: Who is the shortest female Olympic swimmer?

How tall is the shortest female Olympic swimmer?

Lilly King

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Height 5 ft 8.5 in (174 cm)
Weight 154 lb (70 kg)
Sport Swimming

Can a short person be an Olympic swimmer?

Other examples include Janet Evans, a 5-time Olympic medalist coming in at a height of only 5 feet and 5 inches, and Katika Hosszu (also known as the iron lady), a 4-time Olympic medalist and 15 time World Champion medalist, coming in at a height of 5 feet 6 inches.

What age do female swimmers peak?

Women achieved peak freestyle swim speed at ages 20–21 years for all distances with the exception of 800 m. In the 800 m, women were fastest at ages 26–27 years.

How short is the shortest Olympic swimmer?

Tomoru Honda won the silver medal in the 200 butterfly at the 2021 Olympics and was the shortest male swimmer to make the podium in Tokyo, being 1.72 m tall (5 ft 8 in). Unsurprisingly, there are no 50, 100 and 200 freestyle swimmers on this list.

Who is the shortest Olympic runner?

In the 100 m, her signature event, she is a two-time Olympic gold medallist and a four-time world champion.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

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Height 1.52 m (5 ft 0 in)
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Country Jamaica
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Who is the shortest Olympic gymnast?

At 4’6.5″ and age 14 in Atlanta, Dominique Moceanu was both the shortest and youngest Olympian on our list.

How tall is the tallest female gymnast?

At 5 feet 7 inches tall in 2008, Hindermann is the tallest female gymnast to ever compete in the Olympic Games, followed by Belarusian gymnast Kylie Dickson and German gymnast Sophie Scheder at 5 feet 6 inches.