What famous swimmer never lost a race in his 10 year career?

Who is the best swimmer to ever live?

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.

Did Phelps actually beat Cavic?

Olympic silver medalist Milorad Cavic hopped on the Inside With Brett Hawke podcast to talk about his career, where he was a part of perhaps the most famous non-relay swim at the Olympic Games when he famously got beat by Michael Phelps by 0.01 in the 100 butterfly in 2008.

Who is the third best swimmer in the world?

Table: The Top Ranked Athletes from Swimming at the Olympic Games (including 2021)

rank name rating
1 Michael Phelps 146
2 Mark Spitz 57
3 Jenny Thompson 55
4 Matt Biondi 53

What is on Michael Phelps wrist?

Phelps is a self-described klutz, a real fish out of water on land, and he has a surgical scar on his right wrist to prove it. In October he took a nasty stumble that imperiled his pursuit of Mark Spitz’s single Games record of seven gold medals.

What was Phelps best stroke?

Michael Phelps’s signature stroke is butterfly. In order to defeat Lochte, Phelps will need his fly to propel him to a big lead in the 400-meter individual medley. Butterfly is the first leg of the race, followed by backstroke—Lochte’s best stroke. Phelps holds world records in the 100-meter and 200-meter butterfly.

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