The Shortest Male Olympic Swimming Medalists
Japan’s Tomoru Honda won silver in the men’s 200 butterfly at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics despite being just 1.72 m tall (5 ft 8 in).
The Tallest Female Olympic Swimming Medalists
At 6’1, Australian Cate Campbell was the tallest female swimming medalist at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Tallest Male Olympic Swimming Medalists
At 6’8, Matt Grevers is tied for the tallest individual male Olympic swimming medalist dating back to 1960.
Will Phelps’ 400 IM Become The Longest Standing Men’s World Record In History?
Michael Phelps set the men’s 400 IM world record more than 13 years ago at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, clocking a scintillating time of 4:03.84.
The Most Decorated Paralympic Swimmers of All-Time
American Jessica Long won six medals in Tokyo, giving her 29 for her career which ranks second all-time among swimmers.
The Lowest Seeds To Win Olympic Swimming Gold Since 2000
Ahmed Hafnaoui won Olympic gold in Tokyo as the 16th seed in the men’s 400 freestyle—the second-lowest to reach the top of the podium since Sydney.
The Swimmers With The Most Followers On Instagram
Italy’s Federica Pellegrini is among the biggest mainstream sports stars swimming has to offer, and her social media following backs that up.
Ranking Nations By The FINA Scoring System At The Tokyo Olympics
FINA’s system scores the top 16 finishers per individual event and the top 8 in relays, bettering recognizing a nation’s depth than the medal table.
Emma McKeon Becomes First Woman Since 1964 To Lead Medal Count At An Olympics
By winning seven medals in Tokyo, McKeon became the first woman since Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina to lead an Olympic Games in medal count.
How to Get The 170-Page Data-Rich Editorial Olympic Guide By Swimming Stats
This is an ad-free, one-off, 170-page editorial Olympic Guide produced for media outlet’s coverage as well as for swimming nerds around the world.
The Largest 2021 Olympic Swimming Rosters
There are 13 countries that will be sending more than 20 swimmers to Tokyo. Unsurprisingly, the United States tops the list, with 53 swimmers.
The Fastest 18 & Under Swimmers Of All-Time In The Men’s 100 Freestyle
Still only 16, Romanian David Popovici is already the fastest swimmer aged 18 and under in the history of the men’s 100 freestyle.
Introducing The Definitive Tokyo Olympic Swimming Guide By Swimming Stats
The guide will provide all of the information you need to follow along with the swimming events at the upcoming Olympic Games.
Swimmers Who Will Compete In Their 5th or 6th Olympics This Summer
Hungarian Katinka Hosszu will be among the swimmers competing in their fifth Olympic Games in Tokyo.
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.