What was Jason Lezak split in 2008 relay?

What was Jason Lezak split in 2008 relay?

At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Jason anchored the 4 x 100m freestyle relay. Starting nearly a fully body length behind, Jason chased down France’s Alain Bernard in the final 20 yards to win the gold medal by eight-one-hundredths of a second. Jason’s split time of 46.06, is still the fastest 100m split in history.

Who won the 100 free 2008 Olympics?

Swimming at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men’s 100 metre freestyle

Men’s 100 metre freestyle at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Competitors 64 from 55 nations
Winning time 47.21
Alain Bernard France Eamon Sullivan Australia César Cielo Brazil Jason Lezak United States

Was Michael Phelps in the 2008 Olympics?

Star American swimmer Michael Phelps won a record eight gold medals during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. From left to right, top row: men’s 4 x 100m medley on Aug. 17, 100m butterfly on Aug.

How did Lezak beat Bernard?

When Lezak entered the water, he trailed France’s Alain Bernard by a significant margin, and reeling in the Frenchman looked to be an impossible task. But Lezak kept churning and as the swimmers came down the last lap, Lezak continually cut into Bernard’s lead, and ultimately won the race by .

What is the world record for 100m freestyle?


Event Time Meet
100m freestyle 46.91 World Championships
200m freestyle 1:42.00 World Championships
400m freestyle 3:40.07 World Championships
800m freestyle 7:32.12 World Championships

Who swam with Michael Phelps relay?

Holding a tight race against the field on the lead-off leg by Caeleb Dressel (48.10), Michael Phelps threw down a 47.12 split on the second leg to move the Americans to the front, until he handed the youngster Ryan Held (47.73) and veteran Nathan Adrian their relay duties at the remaining exchanges of the race.

How tall is Jason Lezak?

6′ 4″Jason Lezak / Height

What is the longest distance swam?

The longest distance ever swum without flippers in open sea is 225 km (139.8 miles). Croatian national Veljko Rogosic swam across the Adriatic Sea from Grado in Northern Italy to Riccione, also in Italy from 29-31 August 2006. The attempt took 50 hours and 10 mins.

Who did Michael Phelps out touch?

Milorad Cavic
Twelve-Year Anniversary of Michael Phelps’ Magic Touch in 100 Butterfly (Video) Today marks the 12th anniversary of Michael Phelps’ come-from-behind triumph over Serbia’s Milorad Cavic in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

How old was Michael Phelps in his last Olympics?

Over the course of a week, the 19-year-old Phelps had won five golds and two bronze, his seven-medal haul making it the second biggest in Olympic history behind Mark Spitz, who had won seven golds at Munich 1972.