Who won 2008 Swimming Olympics?

Who won 2008 Swimming Olympics?

Michael Phelps
A stellar performance in the pool also made an Olympic history for Michael Phelps, who captured eight gold medals to break Mark Spitz’s 1972 record, a total of seven, at a single Games….

Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics
Medley relay
4×100 m men women
10 km men women

Who won the gold medal in women’s 2200 backstroke swimming in Beijing Olympics 2008?

Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Women’s 200 metre backstroke

Women’s 200 metre backstroke at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Competitors 35 from 24 nations
Winning time 2:05.24 WR
Kirsty Coventry Zimbabwe Margaret Hoelzer United States Reiko Nakamura Japan

Was Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympics?

At the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Phelps competed in six individual events. In his first event, the 400-meter individual medley, Phelps broke his own world record of 4:06.22 with a time of 4:05.25. In his fourth event, the 200-meter butterfly, Phelps won with a time of 1:52.20.

Who is the fastest swimmer in the world ever?

Olympic gold-medalist Michael Phelps can swim the 200-meter freestyle in approximately 1.42 minutes, which equates to a speed of about 4.7 mph (miles per hour) or 7.6 km/h (kilometers per hour). A sailfish could cover 200 meters in about 10 seconds!

Which time of these countries won at least one medal in swimming at the Sydney 2000 Olympic?

Medal summary

Rank Nation Gold
1 United States (USA) 14
2 Australia (AUS) 5
3 Netherlands (NED) 5
4 Italy (ITA) 3

How many world records did Michael Phelps break in the 2008 Olympics?

World records are often broken, but at the end of the 2008 Olympics Phelps held 7 world records and 1 Olympic record.

Where was the Olympic swimming held in 2008?

The newly introduced open water marathon events (10 km) were held on 20 and 21 August 2008 at Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park. Swimming featured 34 events (17 male, 17 female), including two 10 km open-water marathons.

How many world records were set at the 2008 Olympics?

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, new world records were set 25 times (affecting 21 distinct world records) and new Olympic records were set 65 times and one other was equalled (affecting 30 distinct Olympic records).

How many people competed in swimming at the Olympics?

Participating nations. A total of 1,026 swimmers (571 men and 455 women) from 162 nations would compete in swimming events at these Olympic Games.