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2012 Swimming Schedule

Swimming is one of the most popular events at the Olympics and has been present in every modern Games with women's swimming being introduced in 1912. The United States have dominated the swimming event with almost 500 total medals and over 200 golds alone. The next closest is Australia with 168 total medals and 56 golds as of the Beijing Games. Swimmers compete in a variety of strokes in a variety of distances in men's, women's and team events which mean a lot of medals are awarded at each Games.

Swimming Venue

Aquatics Centre

2012 Swimming Schedule

Coming later.

2012 Swimming Favourites

Coming later.

Beijing 2008 Olympic Medalists

EVENT

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

Men's 50m Freestyle

Cesar Cielo Filho
Brazil

Amaury Leveaux
France

Alain Bernard
France

Men's 100m Backstroke

Aaron Peirsol
USA

Matt Grevers
USA

Arkady Vyatchanin
Russia

Men's 100m Breaststroke

Kosuke Kitajima
Japan

Alexander Dale Oen
Norway

Hugues Duboscq
France

Men's 100m Butterfly

Michael Phelps
USA

Milorad Cavic
Serbia

Andrew Lauterstein
Australia

Men's 100m Freestyle

Alain Bernard
France

Eamon Sullivan
Australia

Jason Lezak
USA
Cesar Cielo Filho
Brazil

Men's 200m Backstroke

Ryan Lochte
USA

Aaron Peirsol
USA

Arkady Vyatchanin
Russia

Men's 200m Breaststroke

Kosuke Kitajima
Japan

Brenton Rickard
Australia

Hugues Duboscq
France

Men's 200m Butterfly

Michael Phelps
USA

Laszlo Cseh
Hungary

Takeshi Matsuda
Japan

Men's 200m Freestyle

Michael Phelps
USA

Park Taehwan
Korea

Peter Vanderkaay
USA

Michael Phelps
USA

Laszlo Cseh
Hungary

Ryan Lochte
USA

Men's 400m Freestyle

Park Taehwan
South Korea

Zhang Lin
China

Larsen Jensen
USA

Men's 400m Individual Medley

Michael Phelps
USA

Laszlo Cseh
Hungary

Ryan Lochte
USA

Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

USA
USA

France
France

Australia
Australia

Men's 4x100m Medley Relay

USA
USA

Australia
Australia

Japan
Japan

Men's 4x200m Freestyle Relay

USA
USA

Russia
Russia

Australia
Australia

Men's 1,500m Freestyle

Oussama Mellouli
Tunisia

Grant Hackett
Australia

Ryan Cochrane
Canada

Men's 10k Marathon

Maarten van der Weijden
Netherlands

David Davies
Great Britian

Thomas Lurz
Germany

Women's 50m Freestyle

Britta Steffen
Germany

Dara Torres
USA

Cate Campbell
Australia

Women's 100m Backstroke

Natalie Coughlin
USA

Kirsty Coventry
Zimbabwe

Margaret Hoelzer
USA

Women's 100m Breaststroke

Leisel Jones
Australia

Rebecca Soni
USA

Mirna Jukic
Austria

Women's 100m Butterfly

Libby Trickett
Australia

Christine Magnuson
USA

Jessicah Schipper
Australia

Women's 100m Freestyle

Britta Steffen
Germany

Libby Trickett
Australia

Natalie Coughlin
USA




Women's 200m Backstroke

Kirsty Coventry
Zimbabwe

Margaret Hoelzer
USA

Reiko Nakamura
Japan

Women's 200m Breaststroke

Rebecca Soni
USA

Leisel Jones
Australia

Sara Nordenstam
Norway

Women's 200m Butterfly

Liu Zige
China

Jiao Liuyang
China

Jessicah Schipper
Australia

Women's 200m Freestyle

Federica Pellegrini
Italy

Sara Isakovic
Slovakia

Pang Jiaying
China

Women's 200m Individual Medley

Stephanie Rice
Australia

Kirsty Coventry
Zimbabwe

Natalie Coughlin
USA

Women's 400m Freestyle

Rebecca Adlington
Great Britain

Katie Hoff
USA

Joanne Jackson
Great Britain

Women's 400m Individual Medley

Stephanie Rice
Australia

Kirsty Coventry
Zimbabwe

Katie Hoff
USA




Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay

Netherlands
Netherlands

USA
USA

Australia
Australia

Women's 4x100m Medley Relay

Australia
Australia

USA
USA

China
China

Women's 4x200 Freestyle Relay

Australia
Australia

China
China

USA
USA

Women's 800m Freestyle

Rebecca Adlington
Great Britain

Alessia Filippi
Italy

Lotte Friis
Denmark

Women's 10k Marathon

Larisa Ilchenko
Russia

Keri-Anne Payne
Great Britain

Cassandra Patten
Great Britain


2012 Olympics Dates

July 27th - August 12th

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