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Who is better Phelps or Lochte?

Who is better Phelps or Lochte?

Phelps-Lochte was never a major rivalry in their disdain for one another, but in their obvious competition to be the best. Phelps won a majority of their head-to-head battles and collected the most medals, but Lochte racked up quite a resume himself: six Olympic gold medals and 18 World Championship golds.

Are Phelps and Lochte friends?

Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are great friends, even though they are also great rivals: the swimmers competed against one another in the 2004 summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, the 2008 summer Olympics in Beijing, China, and again in the 2012 summer Olympics in London, England.

Who is faster Dressel or Phelps?

Clay County’s swimming star is now the fastest butterfly swimmer on the planet. Caeleb Dressel demolished one of the most durable records in world swimming Friday, breaking Michael Phelps’ mark in the 100-meter butterfly to continue his FINA world swimming championships in Gwangju, South Korea.

Who defeated Phelps?

Joseph Schooling
Especially when that athlete is Olympic legend Michael Phelps. However, in the 100m butterfly final at Rio 2016, Phelps was left trailing in the wake of 21-year-old Singaporean star Joseph Schooling, who set an Olympic record to beat his idol and win his country’s first ever gold medal.

Did Lochte beat Phelps?

London 2012 – New swimming sensation Ryan Lochte deposed his fellow American Michael Phelps as the Olympic 400m Individual Medley champion as he secured a shock victory with a time of 4:05.18.

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). That sums it up best.

Who are Michael Phelps friends?

Golden Friendship: Grant Hackett Reveals How Michael Phelps’ Heart Of Gold Saved His Life. Australian Olympic great Grant Hackett has publicly acknowledged the world’s greatest Olympian and his close friend Michael Phelps for virtually “saving his life” saying he was “like a brother to me.”

How fast can Michael Phelps swim a 50?

Men’s records

Event Time Name
50 m freestyle 21.07 Caeleb Dressel
100 m freestyle 47.02 Caeleb Dressel
200 m freestyle 1:42.96 Michael Phelps
400 m freestyle 3:40.14 Sun Yang

Who is replacing Michael Phelps?

Caeleb Dressel
Caeleb Dressel has been dubbed the “next American Aquaman” and “heir to Michael Phelps.” With the former king of the pool retired and Olympic swimming set to start Saturday, the 24-year-old Floridian is ready to take on those mantles.

Has Michael Phelps ever lost a race?

Mankind’s latest setback came on Sunday after one of the greatest Olympians ever, Michael Phelps, lost a 100m swimming race to a great white shark. To add to the ignominy, the shark wasn’t even real. The 28-time Olympic medalist was racing as part of the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week.