Common questions

Who won the 2012 Olympics 200m butterfly?

Who won the 2012 Olympics 200m butterfly?

Michael Phelps
It’s been nearly 10 years since South Africa’s Chad Le Clos out-touched swimming legend – and his childhood hero – Michael Phelps in the men’s 200m butterfly at the Olympic Games London 2012.

What happened to Phelps in the 200 meter butterfly final in the 2008 Olympics?

During the final, Phelps’ goggles filled with water, which prevented him from seeing anything, while he was finishing the second lap. Hungary’s László Cseh added a second silver to his hardware from the 400 m individual medley, breaking a European record of 1:52.70.

What did Michael Phelps do in 2012?

At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Phelps won four gold and two silver medals, and at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, he won five gold medals and one silver. This made him the most successful athlete of the Games for the fourth Olympics in a row.

Who won the gold medal in the men’s 200m butterfly final in London in 2012 and in Rio in 2016?

Chad Le Clos
South Africa’s most decorated Olympian of all time with four medals, Chad Le Clos scored one of the sensations of London 2012, defeating the great Michael Phelps in the 200m butterfly. Four years later, he shared silver with the American great in a stunning 100m butterfly final in Rio.

How deep is an Olympic pool?

3 meters
What is the size of the pool? The main pool is 50 meters (164 feet) long and 25 meters (82 feet) wide. And it is 3 meters deep, or about 9.8 feet.

Does Michael Phelps still hold any world records?

Michael Phelps, considered the best swimmer of all time, set 39 records during his historic career. Retired since 2016, he now holds only four world records and four individual Olympic records.

How old is Adam Peaty?

26 years (December 28, 1994)
Adam Peaty/Age
Adam Peaty is a 26-year-old British swimmer and world-record holder in the 100 metre breaststroke, the same event he just won his latest Olympic gold medal in. Adam has now not only won Great Britain their first gold medal of the Tokyo games, but made history as the first British swimmer to defend an Olympic title.