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Women’s 200 Free Will Have Last Three Olympic Champions Converge For First Time

Tokyo will be the first time in history that an individual swimming event will see its last three Olympic champions competing on the Olympic stage.

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Swimmers With The Most Victories In History At The U.S. Olympic Trials

Katie Ledecky already has four U.S. Trials victories thus far in her career, and has a great chance to double that total next week in Omaha.

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The Fastest Back-Half Splits Of All-Time In The Men’s 100 Butterfly

Michael Phelps owns the seven fastest back-half splits in history, with his blazing 26.34 from the 2009 Quebec Cup topping the charts.

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All World Records Set In Mare Nostrum History

In almost 30 years, seven world records have been set in Monte Carlo, Canet and Barcelona, with Sweden’s Therese Alshammar the last to do so in 2007.

Hosszu, Peaty Among History-Makers At 2021 European Championships

Katinka Hosszu became the female swimmer with the most medals in the history of the European Championships, now owning 24 of them dating back to 2008.

The Most Decorated Swimmers In European Aquatics Championship History

No one has won more medals in individual events at the European Championships than Hungarian Laszlo Cseh: 18.

What Is The Longest Individual Winning Streak In Olympic Swimming?

The United States owns nine of the 10 longest Olympic winning streaks in individual events.

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How Difficult Is It To Win Multiple Olympic Gold Medals In Individual Events?

Katie Ledecky “only” needs to win two individual events in Tokyo to move to #2 all-time in individual golds.

The Longest Current American Gold Medal Drought In Olympic Individual Events

The men’s 400 and 1500 freestyle are two of the events with the longest Olympic gold medal draught for the United States.

Why Adam Peaty Is Such A Good Closer In The 100 BR – And How He Keeps Improving

After his recent performance at British Trials, Peaty now owns six of the 10 fastest back-halfs in history in the men’s 100 breaststroke.

Japan’s Incredible Depth In The Men’s 200 Breaststroke

Shoma Sato (pictured) is the latest in a long line of dominant Japanese swimmers in the men’s 200 breast.

Swimming The Same Event In Five Olympics: A Feat For Few

After qualifying for this summer’s Olympics in the women’s 200 free, Italian legend Federica Pellegrini joins an exclusive club of athletes.

A Rare Feat: NCAA & Olympic Champions In The Same Year

Ryan Murphy was one of three swimmers to win both the Olympic and NCAA titles in the same event in 2016, doing so in the men’s 100 and 200 backstroke.

Ledecky’s Dominance In The 800 Free: Incomparable

Katie Ledecky swam a time of 8:13.64 in the 800 free at the San Antonio PSS, which happens to be both the 22nd fastest time of her career and of all-time.