The best swimmers in the world are training hard to be ready for the 2020 Olympics. These Top 10 Swimmers in the world 2022 are currently the best in the world and will be the best in 2022
1. LEON MARCHAND
Swimmer Léon Marchand was born in France on May 17, 2002. He holds the French and European records for the long course 200-meter individual medley and 200-meter butterfly, as well as the European record for the 400-meter long course individual medley. At the 2020 Summer Olympics, he took part in the 400-meter individual medley and finished sixth in the final. He won the 200-yard breaststroke and 200-yard individual medley NCAA gold in the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships. At the 2022 World Aquatics Championships, he won gold in the 400-meter individual medley, silver in the 200-meter individual medley, and bronze in the 200-meter butterfly.
2. KRISTOF MILAK
Swimmer Kristóf Milák was born in Hungary on February 20, 2000. He now holds the records for both the long course 100-meter butterfly record and the 200-meter butterfly world record. Additionally, he presently owns the 50-meter backstroke short course record for Hungary. He earned a gold medal in the 200-meter butterfly and a silver medal in the 100-meter butterfly in his debut Olympic Games, the 2020 Summer Olympics. Additionally, he has won three gold medals at the European Aquatics Championships, one silver, and three gold medals at the World Aquatic Championships. At the Olympics, he won gold medals in the 200-meter butterfly, 400-meter freestyle, and 200-meter events.
3. DAVID POPOVICI
David Popovici is a freestyle swimming expert from Romania who competes in swimming. Popovici earned gold medals at the 2022 World Aquatics Championships in his two favored competitions. At the 2021 European Junior Swimming Championships in Rome, Italy, Popovici, then 16 years old, twice broke the junior world record for the 100 m freestyle. Popovici surpassed Kliment Kolesnikov to become the fastest man in the world for 2021 thanks to his performance. Being the youngest member of the Romanian team, he earned a spot for the 2020 Olympic team in Tokyo.Dinamo București confirmed on September 28, 2021, that they had signed Popovici from Steaua București.
4. Thomas Ceccon
Thomas Ceccon is a swimmer from Italy. He holds the world record for the long course 100m backstrokes. He participated in the Men’s 4 100 meter freestyle relay, winning a silver medal, and the Men’s 4 100 meter medley relay, winning a bronze medal, at the 2020 Summer Olympics. At the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, he won the 50 m freestyle Youth Olympic championship as well as four other medals. At the 2019 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships, he won two gold medals. He holds the National Record for 100m backstrokes with a time of 52.84 since December 17, 2020.
5. Bobby Finke
Robert Finke OLY is a swimmer from the United States. He earned two gold medals for the United States in the men’s 800-meter and 1500-meter freestyle swims at the 2020 Summer Olympics. Bobby is Finke’s pals’ nickname for him. He is presently a University of Florida swimmer in Gainesville, Florida. Bobby swam for Coach Fred Lewis on the Saint Petersburg Aquatics club team (commonly known as SPA) in Saint Petersburg, Florida, before entering college.
6 . Gregorio Paltrinieri
Gregorio Paltrinieri is a competitive Italian swimmer. He is an Olympic and worlds long course and short course champion, as well as a three-time European long course champion in the 1500 m freestyle event at the European Aquatics Championships in 2012, 2014, and 2016, and a two-time European long course winner in the 800 m freestyle event. Paltrinieri holds the 1500 m freestyle (short course) world record. He also owns the European long course records in the 800 m and 1500 m freestyle races, with times of 7:39.27 and 14:32.80, respectively.
7. Nicolo Martinenghi
Nicol Martinenghi is a swimmer from Italy. At the 2019 World Aquatics Championships, he participated in the men’s 100-meter breaststroke. At the 2020 Summer Olympics, he earned bronze in the 100-meter breaststroke. He earned gold medals in the 100-yard breaststroke and the 4100-meter medley relay at the 2022 World Aquatics Championships, as well as silver in the 50-meter breaststroke.
8. Carson Foster
Carson Foster is a competitive swimmer from the United States. He has three gold medals at the 2019 World Junior Championships and two silvers from the 2017 World Junior Championships. In 2018, he also competed for the United States in the Junior Pan Pacific Championships. Foster finished seventh in the 200-meter freestyle at the 2020 US Olympic Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, with a timing of 1:46.67. In addition, he finished third in the 400-meter individual medley.
9. Ryan Murphy
Ryan Fitzgerald Murphy OLY is a competitive American swimmer who specializes in backstroke. He won four Olympic gold medals and held the world record in the men’s 100-meter backstroke before.
Murphy swept the backstroke events at the 2016 Summer Olympics, capturing gold medals in both the 100- and 200-meter backstroke races. Murphy also earned a gold medal in the 4100-meter medley relay alongside Michael Phelps, Nathan Adrian, and Cody Miller, and his backstroke relay leg surpassed Aaron Peirsol’s world record from 2009.
Michael Charles Andrew is an Olympic gold medallist and competitive swimmer from the United States. He won the world title in the 100-meter individual medley in 2016. He earned a gold medal and broke a world record as part of the 4×100 meter medley relay in his first Olympic Games, the 2020 Summer Olympics, and finished fourth in the 100-meter breaststroke, fourth in the 50m freestyle and fifth in the 200m individual medley Andrew’s swims in 2021 at the 2020 Olympics made him the first swimmer in the 125-year history of the Summer Olympics to represent the United States in an individual breaststroke event as well as another individual event other than an individual medley.