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Who is the best backstroke swimmer?

York native Coleman Stewart is now a world-record holder. The swimmer set a world record in the 100-meter backstroke with a time of 48.33 seconds during the opening weekend of the International Swimming League Sunday in Naples, Italy. His time broke the mark previously set of 48.58 by Russia’s Kliment Kolesnikov.

Who is the fastest swimmer of all time?

Men’s records

Event Time Name
100 m freestyle 47.02 Caeleb Dressel
200 m freestyle 1:42.96 Michael Phelps
400 m freestyle 3:40.14 Sun Yang
800 m freestyle 7:41.28 Mykhailo Romanchuk

Who is the fastest breaststroker in the world?

Long course

Time Name Date
57.55 Adam Peaty August 6, 2016
57.13 Adam Peaty August 7, 2016
57.10 Adam Peaty August 4, 2018
56.88 Adam Peaty July 21, 2019

Is Dressel faster than Phelps?

Only Dressel has been faster (twice), and that time ranks ahead of the best that Michael Phelps (49.81) or Milorad Cavic (49.95) ever recorded. No other swimmer has ever cracked the 50-second barrier. Dressel beat the Olympic record set just minutes earlier.

Which is faster butterfly or backstroke?

Backstroke. The backstroke is unique because it’s the only stroke done on the back. It’s the third-fastest competitive swimming stroke – faster than the breaststroke but slower than the butterfly. Swimmers like this style because their breathing is not restricted.

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What records did Caeleb Dressel break?

Caeleb Dressel Breaks His Own World Record In 100-Meter Fly At The Olympics : Live Updates: The Tokyo Olympics The 24-year-old led for the entire two-lap sprint and clocked it in 49.45 seconds. After winning, he celebrated with his closest competitor, Kristof Milak from Hungary.