Who won the 200m butterfly in the 2012 Olympic Games?

Men’s 200 metre butterfly at the Games of the XXX Olympiad
Competitors 37 from 28 nations
Winning time 1:52.96 AF
Chad le Clos South Africa Michael Phelps United States Takeshi Matsuda Japan

Are Olympic gold medals real gold?

The gold medal is in fact made from gold-plated pure silver, with around 6 grams of gold out of a total weight of 556 grams. The silver medal is made from pure silver and weighs around 550 grams, while the bronze medal weighs approximately 450 grams and is in fact made from 95% copper and 5% zinc.

Which country has won the most Olympics?

Here are the 10 countries with the most Olympic medals:

  • United States (2827 medals)
  • United Kingdom (883 medals)
  • Germany (855 medals)
  • France (840 medals)
  • Italy (701 medals)
  • Sweden (652 medals)
  • China (608 medals)
  • Russia (546 medals)

How do you swim the 200 fly without dying?

What is the best way to swim the 200 butterfly? – Quora. Focus on breathing. Breathe the least you possibly while maintaining rhythm can the first 100 (don’t breathe the first 25, breathe twice the second 25, breathe 4 times the third 25 and every two strokes the fourth 25.)

Who is the best swimmer in the world?

Top 10 Swimmers of All Time

  • Michael Phelps, born 1985. …
  • Aleksandr Popov, born 1971. …
  • Pieter van den Hoogenband, born 1978. …
  • Johnny Weissmuller, born 1904 – died 1984. …
  • Grant Hackett, born 1980. …
  • Krisztina Egerszegi, born 1974. …
  • Debbie Meyer, born 1952. …
  • Kristin Otto, born 1966. Kristin Otto is a German Olympic swimming champion.
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What is the fastest 100 breaststroke time?

Adam Peaty will aim to become the first British swimmer to retain an Olympic title when he competes in the 100m breaststroke final at 03:12 BST on Monday. The world record holder, 26, qualified fastest from the semi-finals with a time of 57.63 seconds.

Who is faster than Usain Bolt?

Erriyon Knighton, who turned professional as a junior at Tampa’s Hillsborough High, edged Trayvon Bromell, winning the 200 in 20.11 seconds, 0.02 seconds faster than Bolt’s time for runners 18 and under.

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