Year in the Review 2016 Olympic Swimming

Katie Ledecky
800 M win by 11 seconds
400 M win by 5 seconds
Simone Manuel
Manuel won gold in 100 M - first female black swimmer to win individual medal for USA - and gold in 4 x 100 M freestyle relay
Missy Franklin
Franklin was a shining star in London 2012, winning gold in 100 M backstroke and broke the 200 M backstroke world record
Rio 2016: Franklin fails to qualify for final heat in 200 M freestyle and 200 M backstroke
Ryan Lochte
Along with outstanding performance in Athens and Beijing, Lochte took silver in 200 M individual medley and gold in 400 M individual medley in London 2012
Scandal: "Overexaggerates" robbery in Rio 2016
Ryan Murphy
Murphy took gold in 100 M backstroke, as well as setting a world record in the 4 x 100 M medley relay with Michael Phelps, Nathan Adrian, and Cody Miller
Michael Phelps
Retired (finally) after 5 Olympics (first appearance was 2000 Olympics)
Won a gold medal for his best stroke (butterfly) in the 4 x 100 M Medley Relay as his last race
Phelps ended career with 28 medals ----- 23 of them, gold
Swimming Highlights - Year in Review

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