The Olympic sports are a world competition, and there are a variety of world records. Cesar Cielo, from Brazil swam 20.91 in a 50 meter freestyle in 2009, as well as the 100m freestyle the same year. Paul Biedermann of Germany swam the 200m and 400m freestyle race in 1;42 and 3:40 in 2009. Zhang Lin from China swam the 800m freestyle in 7:32 in 2009. Sun Lang from China swam the 1500 m freestyle in 2009. Liam Tancock from Great Britain swam the 50m backstroke in 51.85 in 2009. Ryan Murphy from from the U.S swam the 100m backstroke in 51.85 in 2009 and 2016. Aaron Perisol from the U.S swam the 200m backstroke in 1.51 in 2009 and the 50m backstroke in 2017. Ippei Watanabe of Japan swam the 200m breaststroke in 2.06 . Rafael Ramos of Spain …show more content…
Courtney Bartholomew swam the 100 back in 55.92 during 2015. Caitlin Leverenz of the U.S swam the 400 IM in 4:24 during 2011. Overall the U.S has incredible swimmers which represent the country and nation greatly.
Sarah Sjöström was born August 17, 1993 in Sweden. Sarah is an incredible swimmer who specializes in the butterfly stroke, backstroke and freestyle. Sarah began swimming in 2003. Sh then attended the 2008 European Championships Sjöström, won her first international gold medal in the 100m butterfly, she was only 14 years old. Although she is a national swimmer, not much is know about her childhood, until the age of fourteen in which, which is when the story truly begins.
On 26 July 2009 at the 2009 World Aquatics Championships Sjöström set a world record with a time of 56.44, beating Inge de Bruijn's nine-year-old record. The next day, in the finals for the women's 100m butterfly, she won the gold medal and beat her own world record, to 56.06. The next year at the 2010 EAC in Budapest, Hungary, she defended her 2008 gold medal by winning the women's 100 m butterfly stroke. During the 2013 European ESCS in Herning, Denmark Sjöström she won four medals total. On 5 July 2014 she broke the world record in the 50 meter butterfly (long course) with a time of 24.43. Sarah also he broke the old record has been compared with Bob Beamon's 1968 long jump world record, by only 0.64 seconds.
At the 2015 World Aquatics Championships, she
I was an active member of the Varsity Swim team this year at School. I was swam 50 free, 50 back and in two relays. I personally came 8th in 50 back at the CISAA finals and our team was awarded CISAA Coed Champions
The Olympic games were an athletic competition help in Greece around every four years from 776 B.C.E. In 776 B.C.E, the first olympics were held in Athens where many competitors clashed during the sporting events. The olympics then stopped in 393 C.E. due to Theodosius I’s orders on stopping the olympic events. Later during 1896, the modern olympics began to take place. The olympics were different from the ancient olympics in that the competition was shaped due to social, political, and economic reasons.
Competing in the backstroke portion of the swim meet, Emma Barron (6), Jaden Schlueter (6), Luke Sutterfield (7) and Dane Joslin (14) all swam away with first place ribbons from each of their age categories.
Johnny Weissmuller had many troubles in his early life which helped him swim and be the person he was. At age nine Weissmuller contracted the disease polio. His doctor recommended that he should learn how to swim to help keep him healthy and active. Soon after, he joined the YMCA swim team and started his career as a swimmer. He attended college only for a while, then dropped out to work numerous jobs. At one job he was working as a elevator operator at a hotel, he met one of his past swim coaches that coached him to two championship wins. At this time Weissmuller was not swimming, but his past swim coach, and friend, convinced him back into swimming. Soon after this, Weissmuller was winning again and again.
Senior Caitlyn Faulhaber was the top Centenary finisher in 1:11:56.7 to place 22nd. Sophomore Tori Boyle finished 29th with a time of 1:15:15.6. Sophomore Jessi Jordan rounded out the Ladies contingent, finishing 32nd with a time of
The 17-year-old Australian first set a new world record in the 400 m freestyle final before competing in a rough 4 x 100 m freestyle final. Swimming the last leg, Thorpe passed the leading Americans and arrived in a new world record time, two tenths of a second ahead of the Americans.
Simone Biles was born in Ohio in 1997. She has won 19 Olympic and Championship medals. Also she is one of the world's top gymnasts. After denominating the junior elite level, she won her first U.S. titles in 2013. She lead the U.S. olympic team in women's gymnastics. She began as a level 8 gymnast in 2007, and in 2011 she did her standing in elite junior division. She has emerged as a champion in her sport.
Dawn Fraser was a brilliant swimmer, one of the most dominant in the world during the 1950s and 60s. She was the first ever to win the same event at three consecutive Olympics. She was the first female to swim 100m freestyle in less than a minute, and later set an astounding world record of 58.9secs – a time that remained the world's best for 14 years.
Katie Ledecky is more like a machine than a human. Most people would say after watching her swim. Katie Ledecky is a 19 year old girl who enjoys working hard and has never lost in the Olympics.
First off I was in the 1996 Olympic pool the McAuley Aquatic Center for Men’s Division I Swimming and diving Championships. Almost the whole time all you could hear was screwball college kids coming from all over the country. There was that one little ODU kid all the way to Texas, Cal, Georgia, and Florida’s all Americans. It was just mesmerizing to watch world champions swim, even my sister
The girls swim team faced off at B-champs. They earned fourth place in the 400 yard freestyle and sixth place in the 200 years medley relay. "Working as a team helped to divide the task and multiply the success," Sophomore LisaMarie Minissale says about the teams relays.
Although the original ancient Olympic Games can be traced back to 776 B.C, Homer’s Iliad indicates they may have existed as early as the twelfth century BC. The Games were then continued for twelve centuries and were devoted to Olympian deities. Olympia turned into the site of these memorable ancient Olympic games that scattered the seeds for the largest global sporting events of current times, the Modern Olympics. The location of the Ancient Olympics is situated in the western part of Peloponnese. The Ancient Olympic Games continued until 393 A.D when Emperor Theodosius I of Rome discontinued them. There were not any more Olympic games for fifteen hundred years before they were resurrected in 1896 in the city of Athens. The man in charge of the recreation of the Olympic games was a Frenchman named Baron Pierre de Coubertin, who introduced the thought in 1894. He proposed to stage the games in Paris in 1900 but representatives, from thirty-four nations were so captivated with the idea that they persuaded him to move the Games up to 1896 and have Athens serve as the host.
First of all, the first modern Olympics were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896. The man responsible for its rebirth was a Frenchman named Baron Pierre de Coubertin. Today, the Olympic Games are the world's largest pageant of athletic skill and competitive spirit.