QUIZ: Last 5 World Champions In All Women’s Swimming Events

Can you name the past five World Champions in each women’s swimming event?

A few notes on this quiz:

  • As always, the quiz will accept last names only.
  • Spellings must be correct, or at least relatively close to be accepted.
  • The quiz includes gold medalists from the 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019 long course World Championships. Short course World Championships are not included.
  • The quiz covers all individual events, and all relay events. For the relays, you only need to enter the correct country.
  • There are 100 total answers in this quiz – how many can you name in just ten minutes?

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Casas 100 back gold in Tokyo
8 months ago

100/100 😇

Reply to  Casas 100 back gold in Tokyo
8 months ago

I know the men about 10x better than the women’s side of swimming that’s for sure….. 66%

Konner Scott
8 months ago

I got 90. Expected that to go much worse.

8 months ago

Spelling continues to be harder than the subject matter.

Reply to  2Fat4Speed
8 months ago

I feel you, I need to brush up on my Belarusian

Lil Swimmy
8 months ago

INGE DEKKER??? how could i forget her

8 months ago

81 but somehow couldn’t remember REGAN SMITH won in 2019. most of the rest were inability to spell the tougher european/chinese names 😛

8 months ago


I’ve met Inge Dekker twice and I can’t believe I didn’t remember she was a World Champion. Spent the final minute trying every possible spelling variation of Rie Kaneto, but no, it was her teammate ha.

Last edited 8 months ago by Dee
8 months ago

82/100. I have disappointed myself

8 months ago

85/100, I think my spelling is getting better

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