Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
4 2 0
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
8 0 0
All-time
Gold Silver Bronze
18 2 2

Top Performances

Sport Guides

SWIMMING

Michael Phelps competed in SWIMMING

Did you know?

  • Swimming has 34 medal events at London 2012, including two open water 10km events in Hyde Park's Serpentine.
  • At the first Olympic Games all swimming events were held in open water. London 1908 was the first to use an indoor pool.
  • The USA’s Michael Phelps won an incredible eight gold medals in Beijing. The Baltimore Bullet is aiming to add to his record total of 14 Olympic gold medals in London.
  • Great Britain won six swimming medals at the 2008 Olympics, finishing third in the medal table behind the United States and Australia.
  • The new Aquatics Centre being used at London 2012 has a spectacular wave-like roof that is 160m long and up to 80m wide.

Head to Head

Michael Phelps vs Michael Rock

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps One to watch United States flag

London 2012 medals

6

London 2012 appearances

17

London 2012 results

3:29.35 Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay

Height

1.93m (6'4")

Weight

88kg

Age

29

Michael Rock

Michael Rock Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

3

London 2012 results

3:32.32 Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay

Height

1.8m (5'11")

Weight

78kg

Age

27

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