Enith Brigitha NED 1976 bronze medal in both 100 & 200 free was the first black swimmer. Anthony Nesty SUR was the first black swimmer to win a gold medal in 1988 100 fly
Probably not that much, because the medal is made out to the swimmer.
Dara Torres is the oldest women swimmer to win a medal in the olympics.She was 41 years old when she won a medal.She also won a silver medal.
Johnny Weissmuller won an olympic swimming gold medal
Cullen Jones， In 2008, he solidified himself as one of the fastest men in the water after becoming the second African American in history to win a gold medal in swimming.
Um the champion swimmer would be Micheal Phelps from the united states. from Canada this year ( 2008 ) in the Olympics it was Ryan Cochrane. He was the only swimmer to get Canada a medal in swimming. also great swimmer would be Natalie Coughlin is a great female swimmer from the u.s Ryan Lochte is also a great swimmer from the u.s. mike mintanko ian thorp is one of the worlds best but right now the worlds best swimmer is Micheal Phelps from the u.s. he got 8 gold medals and 7 world records at the Beijing 2008 Olympics! it was amazing!
No. Phelps accomplishments are impressive, but swimming's top speeds are achieved in the 50m free races. In Beijing, the gold medal was won by Brazilian swimmer Cesar Cielo, with a time of 21:30s, just shy of the current world record of 21:28s.
penny haynes is a african swimmer who won gold medal
Eugene get his Silver Medal in the Swimming competition.