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Who is the best swimmer in history?

Top 10 Swimmers of All Time

  1. Mark Spitz, born 1950.
  2. Michael Phelps, born 1985.
  3. Â 3. Ian Thorpe, born 1982.
  4. Aleksandr Popov, born 1971.
  5. Pieter van den Hoogenband, born 1978.
  6. Johnny Weissmuller, born 1904 – died 1984.
  7. Grant Hackett, born 1980.
  8. Krisztina Egerszegi, born 1974.

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 is the best swimmer in the world 2021?

Swimmer of the meet

  • Men: Caeleb Dressel, U.S.
  • Women: Emma McKeon, Australia.
  • Men: USA.
  • Women: Australia.
  • Florian Wellbrock, Germany.
  • Men: Kristof Milak, Hungary.
  • Women: Ariarne Titmus, Australia.
  • Men: David Popovici, Romania.

Does Michael Phelps still hold world records?

Michael Phelps Olympic records

Now retired, he retains just four global records and four individual Olympic records. … As a result of his success in 2004, he shattered his own world record in the 400-meter individual medley with an impressive time of 4:08:41.

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