Did Michael Phelps swim the 400 IM?
This was Phelps’ first time breaking the world record in the 400 IM and the second world record of his career. He was 17. He swam a 4:11.09 to get under Tom Dolan’s 4:11.76 from the 2000 Olympic Games.
How did Michael Phelps do in the 2004 Olympics?
On August 21, 2004, American swimmer Michael Phelps wins his eighth medal of the 2004 Athens Olympics in spite of sitting out his eighth scheduled event, the final of the 4 x 100-meter medley relay. Phelps left Athens with six gold and two bronze medals.
How many times has Lochte beat Phelps?
In five head-to-head matchups, Lochte was 1-4 against Phelps, with the only win coming in London’s 400 IM when he won gold and Phelps was a stunning fourth. They shared medals five other times in relays (four gold, one silver).
Who holds the 400m record?
The short course world record was first recognized in 1992, when Luca Sacchi of Italy posted a 4:08.77 in Sheffield. Currently Ryan Lochte holds the fastest time ever, having swum 3:55.50 at the Dubai stop of the FINA World Cup series in December 2010.
What is Michael Phelps time for 100 IM?
Personal Best Results
|Men 100 Butterfly||49.82 WR||01/08/2009|
|Men 200 Butterfly||01:51.51 WR||29/07/2009|
|Men 200 Medley||01:54.16||28/07/2011|
|Men 400 Medley||04:03.84 WR||10/08/2008|
Has Phelps records been broken?
He won that event in a remarkable way, putting up a time of 4:03.84 to break his own world record by 1.41 seconds. To this day, Phelps is the only swimmer to have ever cracked the 4:05 barrier in the event. In long course meters, this is the oldest world record still standing.
How many times did Michael Phelps go to the Olympics?
Michael Phelps’ 28 medals spanning five Games is unrivaled, and no other Olympic athlete comes close to his 23 gold medals. The swimmer made his mark on the Games starting over 20 years ago at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, when, at 15 years old, he became the youngest man on U.S. Olympic swim team in 68 years.