Question: Who was one of the best swimmers in the history that won 11 gold medals?

Which swimmer has won the most amount of medals in his career?

Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is an American former competitive swimmer. He is the most successful and most decorated Olympian of all time with a total of 28 medals.

Who has the most medals for swimming in?

Michael Phelps (USA) holds the record for the most medals won in the pool at a single Olympics, picking up a record eight at not one but two separate Games: Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008.

Who will win the most gold medals?

USA edges China, takes home most gold medals from Tokyo Olympics

Country Gold Total
USA 39 113
CHN 38 88
ROC 20 71
GBR 22 65

Who is the second best swimmer in the world?

With his win in 2016, Michael Phelps (United States) now holds the overall record with eight titles. He won in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, and 2016. Katie Ledecky (United States) is the second most-prolific winner, winning in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018.

Is Michael Phelps the best swimmer ever?

Michael Phelps is arguably the greatest Olympian of all time by sheer number of Olympic medals won. His 28 medals spanning five Games is unrivaled, and no other Olympic athlete comes close to his 23 gold medals. The 36-year-old Baltimore native is built for swimming.

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Is Michael Phelps the greatest athlete of all time?

However, anyway you slice it, Phelps has to at the very least be put on a list of the greatest athletes of all time simply because he is both the greatest Olympic champion of all time and he won more gold medal than anyone in a single Olympiad.

Who will win the most medals in 2021 Olympics?

Olympic Medals By Country 2021

Country Gold Total Medals
United States 1180 2980
United Kingdom 296 948
Germany 293 892
France 258 874