Which country has the best swimmers in the world?
Who has the most gold medals in swimming female?
Australian Emma McKeown not only won the most gold medals of any female swimmer, with her four total, but she also tied the record with seven medals overall by a female athlete, matching the mark of Ukrainian gymnast Maria Gorokhovskya from 1952.
Who is the fastest girl swimmer in the world?
Aussie Emma McKeon reinforced her status as the fastest woman on Earth on swimming by winning the 100m free with a new Olympic record. She is only the second female sprinter ever to swim this event under 52 seconds.
Do Olympians get paid?
Heading into Tokyo, our athletes are rewarded $20,000 for gold, $15,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze, which is largely consistent with the 2016 Games in Rio.
Who is the second greatest swimmer of all time?
Mark Spitz. The second greatest male Olympic swimmer of all time.
What swimmer holds the most world records?
Caeleb Dressel holds the most world records in men’s swimming with nine (four individual and five relays). Sarah Sjöström holds the most world records in women’s swimming with six, all individual.