Who won swimming in the Olympics 2012?

Who won swimming in the Olympics 2012?

Michael Phelps
Last night was another exciting night at swimming. Michael Phelps made history (again), becoming the first swimmer to win an event in three consecutive Olympic Games when he won the 200 individual medley. He now has a total of 20 Olympic medals – more than anyone in history.

Who was the youngest swimmer in the 2012 Summer Olympics?

Born in Maryland in 1997, Katie Ledecky began swimming competitively at age six. After earning a berth on the U.S. Olympic team at age 15, she set an American record in the 800-meter freestyle to win a gold medal at the 2012 Summer Games.

What happened to Misty Franklin?

Olympic Gold Medalist Missy Franklin officially retired from Team USA at age 23. Three years later, Missy remains afloat. You might find her at the pool, but she’s not the one swimming laps.

Did Katie Ledecky swim London Olympics?

At the London Olympic Games, Ledecky finished third in the 800 free heats before winning gold with a time of 8:23.84, which was the fastest in the field by 4.13 seconds and set a new American record in the event. In the time between London and Rio, Ledecky continued her domination.

Who won the first gold medal in London Olympic 2012?

Four years on from the vibrantly sustained medal-hoarding triumphs of Beijing, China duly claimed the opening gold of London 2012 with an early morning victory in the women’s 10m air rifle for the elegantly ruthless Yi Siling among the dimpled plastic shooting hangers of the Royal Artillery Barracks in Woolwich.

How old is ledecky?

24 years (March 17, 1997)
Katie Ledecky/Age

Ledecky is 24 years old. She competed in her first Olympics when she just 15. She currently holds three world records: the 400-, 800- and 1,500-meter freestyle.

Where is Katie Ledecky the swimmer from?

Washington, D.C.
Katie Ledecky/Place of birth

What is Missy Franklin’s best stroke?

Franklin’s best stroke is backstroke, but, Couch writes, her college team had other strong backstroke swimmers and needed the world-class Franklin to race in other events. “She was not asked to swim the 200-meter backstroke in the NCAA championships,” he writes.

Is Rowdy Gaines married?

Judy Gainesm. 1989
Rowdy Gaines/Spouse

How old was Katie Ledecky Olympics 2012?

The 24-year-old Ledecky made her Olympic debut in 2012 at the age of just 15 and is competing in her third career Olympic Games. As Ledecky continues swimming towards history, let’s examine the dominance of her career and what’s to come.

How did Katie Ledecky do in 2012 Olympics?

In her international debut at the 2012 London Olympic Games as a 15-year-old, Ledecky unexpectedly won the gold medal in the women’s 800-metre freestyle. Ledecky’s success has earned her Swimming World’s Female World Swimmer of the Year a record-breaking five times.