Swimming is both a team sport and an individual one that requires the full use of your body in the water. Swimming is the best way to work out your entire body. Swimming requires specific procedures for each stroke. All events are very difficult and you can only judge your performance by consistency and timing without breaking any rules. Swimming is no different than any other sport, in that a few stand out among the rest. This blog will look at the top 10 female swimmers in the world.
The 10 best women swimmers in the world:
10. Ariarne Titmus, Australia
Ariarne Titzmus is the number one woman swimmer on this list. Ariarne titmus beat Katie Ledecky in the 400-yard Freestyle race at the Tokyo Olympics. Titmus won a second gold in the 200-yard freestyle, and two days later a silver in the 800-yard freestyle. Titmus, at the Australian Swimming Championships 2022 in May, broke Ledecky’s six-year old world record in 400 freestyle with a time 3:56.40. Dean Boxall is Titmus’s coach. He has been a swimming coach for over 20 years.
9. Emma McKeon, Australia
Emma McKeon, the Australian swimmer, will be able to retain her No. 1 ranking in 2021 if she maintains her current performance. 1. The best female swimmers in the world are ranked 2 and 3. McKeon would probably still vote for No. Titmus would have been number one on this list, if he hadn’t broken Titmus’ record. Emma McKeon, a professional gymnast, has won 11 Olympic awards. After the 2020 Olympic Games, she will be Australia’s most rewarded Olympian. She won one gold at the Summer Olympics of Rio de Janeiro, in 2016. And four golds in Tokyo, in 2020.
8. Katie Ledecky, USA
Katie Ledecky (25 years old) has won seven gold medals in the Olympics and 19 at the world championships. She holds world records in the 800 and 1500 meter freestyle events (long and short courses) for women. She has won 14 golds and 22 medals overall at the World Aquatics Championships. This is in addition to the six golds she earned at the Olympics.
7. Kaylee McKeown (Australia)
Kaylee McKeown (Australia) Kaylee McKeown has won three Olympic medals. She was the backstroke queen at the Tokyo Olympics. She won gold in the 100 yard backstroke by beating Regan Smith and Kylie Masse. She won another gold medal in the 200-yard race a few days later.
The 21-year old star holds the world record for women’s long course 100-meter backstroke. When she was 15 years old, she won the gold medal in the 200 meter backstroke with a time 2:10.01 during the 2016 Junior Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.
6. Lilly King USA
She is an American who spends a lot of time doing breaststroke. She addresses the Cali Condors in Worldwide Swimming Association. She won a silver medal in the 4×100-meter variety handoff at the Summer Olympics 2020 for her efforts in the preliminary rounds, a bronze medal in the 100-meter Breaststroke and a silver medal in the 200-meter Breaststroke. She holds the 100-meter long-course breaststroke world-record. She won the 100-yard Breaststroke title at the NCAA Women’s Division I Swimming and Diving Championships with a 56.85 time and the 200 yard breaststroke title in 2:03.59 during her freshman year.
5. Sarah Sjostrom, Sweden
Sarah is a Swedish cutthroat swimmer who has some experience in butterfly and run-free-form occasions. She is the holder of the world records in 50-meters free-form, 100-meters free-form, 50-meters butterfly (long-course), 100-meters butterfly (long-course), and 4×50-meter mix hand-offs (short-course). She is currently the Energy Standard Coordinator for Global Swimming Association. In 2019, she achieved a major accomplishment and became the first female swimmer to receive five individual awards at one FINA World Aquatics titles. She won 112 medals in total at the Swimming World Cup.
4. Yui Ohashi, Japan
Yui Ohashi, a Japanese swimming expert, is adept at a variety of occasions. She was the first Japanese woman in history to break 2:08 at the World Aquatics Championships 2017 for the 200-meter women’s individual medley. She set a new Japanese record of 2:07.91 and won a second medal at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships. She won Japan’s second Gold in the Summer Olympics 2020 as she won the Ladies 400m Individual Mixture.
3. Zhang Yufei, China
Chinese swimmer who focuses on sprint freestyles and butterfly. She is considered one of the top female swimmers and holds the junior world record for the 200m butterfly. In her career she won 10 medals including 5 golds, 3 silvers and 2 bronzes. Zhang won both the yellow medals in the Women’s 400-meter relay and the Women’s 200-meter Butterfly in July 2021. She broke both the Olympic records and the world records.
2. Tatjana Schoenmaker (South Africa)
Tatjana Schoenmaker is a South African swimmer. Tatjana hails from South Africa. She won gold in breaststroke at the 2020 Olympic Games. She also set a new world record for the 200 meter breaststroke and took silver in 100 meter breaststroke. Currently, she holds the record for the 200-meter long course breaststroke. She won silver at the South Africa National Swimming Championships 2022 in the 50 meter breaststroke. Forbes Woman Africa Sports Award was given to her in 2022.
1. Siobhan Haughey is a Hong Kong resident
Siobhan Haaughey, Hong Kong Siobhan competes in competitive swimming in Hong Kong. She became the first Hong Kong athlete to win two Olympic silver medals after winning the 200-meter and 100-meter women’s freestyle events at the Tokyo Summer Olympics 2020. She is the first swimmer in Hong Kong to break 200-meter-freestyle world records at the World Short Course Championships 2021. She is the spokesperson for Energy Standard in the Worldwide Swimming Association. She has come a long way in her career, breaking 19 Hong Kong records as well as 6 Asian records.