Your question: Who was the fastest swimmer in the world?

Is Michael Phelps the fastest swimmer ever?

In his first event, the 200-meter butterfly, Phelps won in a world record time of 1:53.80, his first world record in two years. In his second event, the 400-meter individual medley, Phelps easily won with a time of 4:10.47, 3.38 seconds ahead of second-place finisher Robert Margalis.

Who is faster Dressel or Phelps?

Clay County’s swimming star is now the fastest butterfly swimmer on the planet. Caeleb Dressel demolished one of the most durable records in world swimming Friday, breaking Michael Phelps’ mark in the 100-meter butterfly to continue his FINA world swimming championships in Gwangju, South Korea.

What’s faster a shark or dolphin?

With their size and power, sharks ultimately have an edge over dolphins. … Dolphins also have the advantage of speed as they can swim faster than most shark species.

What is Michael Phelps fastest time?

Source: Olympedia • Times start in 1968, the first year the 100 free was consistently part of the Olympics. MEN: This is the first of four individual Olympic records Phelps still holds to this day, with his mark of 1:42.96 from Beijing setting the mark for the fastest time to go in this event.

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