What is a good 100 yard breaststroke time?

What is a good 100m breaststroke time?

From my experience in swimming, I have found that most swimmers will probably be able to hold 1 minute 45 seconds for a 100m breaststroke quite easily in practice if they were just swimming at a moderate pace. That would translate to about an average time of just over 50 minutes for a mile breaststroke swim.

What is the fastest 50 yard breaststroke?

Men

Event Time
50m breaststroke 25.95 sf
100m breaststroke 56.88 sf
200m breaststroke 2:06.12
50m butterfly 22.27

How many miles per hour does Michael Phelps swim?

Michael Phelps’ reported top swimming speed is 5-6 miles per hour. This swim speed makes Phelps one of the fastest swimmers to have ever lived, holding a variety of different Olympic records to back up the fact.

Why is breaststroke The hardest stroke?

Breaststroke: Breaststroke is the slowest competitive stroke, but uses most energy. Also, breathing out into water, and resisting water pressure against your chest, greatly improves lung function. … But it’s the hardest stroke to do correctly because of the timing between arms and legs.

Why is breaststroke The slowest stroke?

Breaststroke is the slowest of the four strokes due to the glide or streamline portion, when no action is taken that contributes to forward propulsion. Extra diligence is needed to minimize the resistance throughout the stroke.

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