Who is the youngest swimmer?

Who is the 15 year old swimmer?

Meet Katie Grimes, the 15-year-old USA swimmer dubbed ‘the future’ by Katie Ledecky. When Katie Ledecky qualified for the 800-meter freestyle for the U.S. Olympic Team back in 2012, it stunned the nation.

What age is the youngest Olympic swimmer?

Katie Grimes, 15 – U.S. – Swimming

Grimes is the youngest U.S. Olympic swimmer since Amanda Beard who made the Atlanta 1996 team at age 14.

Who is the best swimmer ever born?

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.

Who is the youngest Olympian?

The current accepted youngest gold medalist is Marjorie Gestring, a 13-year-old American diver who won the springboard competition in 1936. Her record was threatened by Momiji Nishiya of Japan, a 13-year-old who won the street skateboard competition last week.

Is there a 15 year old in the Olympics?

She will participate in her first Olympic games in Tokyo 2021 at the age of just 15, just as Katie Ledecky did in London 2012. Katie Grimes won her place on the national team for the 800m race in the American swim trials, stopping the clock in a time of 8:20.36.

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How old is the oldest swimmer?

Torres is the first swimmer to represent the United States in five Olympic Games (1984, 1988, 1992, 2000 and 2008), and at age 41, the oldest swimmer to earn a place on the U.S. Olympic team.

Dara Torres.

Personal information
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 150 lb (68 kg)
Website DaraTorres.com
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