Aquatics

Facts

Disciplines Diving, Marathon Swimming, Artistic Swimming, Swimming, Water Polo
Participants 14100
NOCs 210
Competitions held 776
Distinct events 119
IF Fédération internationale de natation

Description

All-time medal table

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 315 236 198 749
Australia AUS 71 70 83 224
People's Republic of China CHN 63 50 24 137
East Germany GDR 40 34 25 99
Hungary HUN 38 30 25 93
Great Britain GBR 28 34 39 101
Japan JPN 24 31 42 97
Netherlands NED 23 21 21 65
Germany GER 21 35 49 105
Russian Federation RUS 19 18 18 55
Soviet Union URS 18 27 35 80
Sweden SWE 15 25 23 63
Canada CAN 13 27 37 77
Italy ITA 12 15 23 50
France FRA 9 17 24 50
South Africa RSA 7 7 6 20
Unified Team EUN 6 5 3 14
Denmark DEN 4 5 8 17
Yugoslavia YUG 4 5 0 9
Ukraine UKR 4 3 6 13
Russian Olympic Committee ROC 4 2 2 8
Spain ESP 3 8 5 16
West Germany FRG 3 5 15 23
Romania ROU 3 2 4 9
Ireland IRL 3 0 1 4
Tunisia TUN 3 0 1 4
Mexico MEX 2 7 8 17
Greece GRE 2 6 2 10
Brazil BRA 2 4 11 17
Zimbabwe ZIM 2 4 1 7
Australasia ANZ 2 3 3 8
New Zealand NZL 2 1 3 6
Serbia SRB 2 1 2 5
Austria AUT 1 6 4 11
Belgium BEL 1 6 4 11
Poland POL 1 3 2 6
Croatia CRO 1 3 0 4
Republic of Korea KOR 1 3 0 4
Costa Rica CRC 1 1 2 4
Argentina ARG 1 1 1 3
Bulgaria BUL 1 1 1 3
Czechoslovakia TCH 1 1 0 2
Suriname SUR 1 0 1 2
Kazakhstan KAZ 1 0 0 1
Lithuania LTU 1 0 0 1
Singapore SGP 1 0 0 1
Belarus BLR 0 2 1 3
Hong Kong, China HKG 0 2 0 2
Slovakia SVK 0 2 0 2
Finland FIN 0 1 4 5
Cuba CUB 0 1 1 2
Egypt EGY 0 1 1 2
Malaysia MAS 0 1 1 2
Norway NOR 0 1 1 2
Serbia and Montenegro SCG 0 1 1 2
Slovenia SLO 0 1 0 1
Switzerland SUI 0 0 3 3
Philippines PHI 0 0 2 2
Trinidad and Tobago TTO 0 0 1 1
Venezuela VEN 0 0 1 1

Most successful competitors

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Michael Phelps USA 23 3 2 28
Mark Spitz USA 9 1 1 11
Jenny Thompson USA 8 3 1 12
Matt Biondi USA 8 2 1 11
Katie Ledecky USA 7 3 0 10
Svetlana Romashina RUS
ROC
7 0 0 7
Caeleb Dressel USA 7 0 0 7
Ryan Lochte USA 6 3 3 12
Kristin Otto GDR 6 0 0 6
Amy Van Dyken USA 6 0 0 6

Event types

Discipline Name Gender Still contested? Times held?
Artistic Swimming Duet Women 9
Artistic Swimming Team Women 7
Artistic Swimming Solo Women 3
Diving Springboard Men 27
Diving Platform Men 27
Diving Synchronized Springboard Men 6
Diving Synchronized Platform Men 6
Diving Springboard Women 24
Diving Platform Women 22
Diving Synchronized Springboard Women 6
Diving Synchronized Platform Women 6
Diving Springboard Boys 3
Diving Platform Boys 3
Diving Springboard Girls 3
Diving Platform Girls 3
Diving Team Mixed Youth 2
Diving Plain High Men 3
Diving Plain High Women 3
Marathon Swimming 10 kilometres Open Water Men 4
Marathon Swimming 10 kilometres Open Water Women 4
Swimming 50 metres Freestyle Men 9
Swimming 100 metres Freestyle Men 28
Swimming 200 metres Freestyle Men 15
Swimming 400 metres Freestyle Men 27
Swimming 800 metres Freestyle Men 1
Swimming 1,500 metres Freestyle Men 26
Swimming 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Men 13
Swimming 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Men 26
Swimming 100 metres Backstroke Men 25
Swimming 200 metres Backstroke Men 16
Swimming 100 metres Breaststroke Men 14
Swimming 200 metres Breaststroke Men 26
Swimming 100 metres Butterfly Men 14
Swimming 200 metres Butterfly Men 17
Swimming 200 metres Individual Medley Men 12
Swimming 400 metres Individual Medley Men 15
Swimming 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Men 16
Swimming 50 metres Freestyle Women 9
Swimming 100 metres Freestyle Women 25
Swimming 200 metres Freestyle Women 14
Swimming 400 metres Freestyle Women 23
Swimming 800 metres Freestyle Women 14
Swimming 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Women 25
Swimming 1,500 metres Freestyle Women 1
Swimming 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Women 7
Swimming 100 metres Backstroke Women 23
Swimming 200 metres Backstroke Women 14
Swimming 100 metres Breaststroke Women 14
Swimming 200 metres Breaststroke Women 23
Swimming 100 metres Butterfly Women 17
Swimming 200 metres Butterfly Women 14
Swimming 200 metres Individual Medley Women 12
Swimming 400 metres Individual Medley Women 15
Swimming 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Women 16
Swimming 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Mixed 1
Swimming 50 metres Freestyle Boys 3
Swimming 100 metres Freestyle Boys 3
Swimming 200 metres Freestyle Boys 3
Swimming 400 metres Freestyle Boys 3
Swimming 800 metres Freestyle Boys 2
Swimming 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Boys 3
Swimming 50 metres Backstroke Boys 3
Swimming 100 metres Backstroke Boys 3
Swimming 200 metres Backstroke Boys 3
Swimming 50 metres Breaststroke Boys 3
Swimming 100 metres Breaststroke Boys 3
Swimming 200 metres Breaststroke Boys 3
Swimming 50 metres Butterfly Boys 3
Swimming 100 metres Butterfly Boys 3
Swimming 200 metres Butterfly Boys 3
Swimming 200 metres Individual Medley Boys 3
Swimming 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Boys 3
Swimming 50 metres Freestyle Girls 3
Swimming 100 metres Freestyle Girls 3
Swimming 200 metres Freestyle Girls 3
Swimming 400 metres Freestyle Girls 3
Swimming 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Girls 3
Swimming 800 metres Freestyle Girls 2
Swimming 50 metres Backstroke Girls 3
Swimming 100 metres Backstroke Girls 3
Swimming 200 metres Backstroke Girls 3
Swimming 50 metres Breaststroke Girls 3
Swimming 100 metres Breaststroke Girls 3
Swimming 200 metres Breaststroke Girls 3
Swimming 50 metres Butterfly Girls 3
Swimming 100 metres Butterfly Girls 3
Swimming 200 metres Butterfly Girls 3
Swimming 200 metres Individual Medley Girls 3
Swimming 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Girls 3
Swimming 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay Mixed Youth 3
Swimming 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay Mixed Youth 3
Swimming 50 yards Freestyle Men 1
Swimming 100 yards Freestyle Men 1
Swimming 220 yards Freestyle Men 1
Swimming 440 yards Freestyle Men 1
Swimming 500 metres Freestyle Men 1
Swimming 880 yards Freestyle Men 1
Swimming 1,000 metres Freestyle Men 1
Swimming 1,200 metres Freestyle Men 1
Swimming 1 mile Freestyle Men 2
Swimming 4,000 metres Freestyle Men 1
Swimming 4 × 50 yards Freestyle Relay Men 1
Swimming 4 × 250 metres Freestyle Relay Men 1
Swimming 100 yards Backstroke Men 1
Swimming 440 yards Breaststroke Men 1
Swimming 400 metres Breaststroke Men 2
Swimming 100 metres Freestyle For Sailors Men 1
Swimming Underwater Swimming Men 1
Swimming Plunge For Distance Men 1
Swimming 200 metres Obstacle Course Men 1
Swimming 200 metres Team Swimming Men 1
Swimming 100 yards, Handicap Men 1
Swimming 220 yards, Handicap Men 1
Swimming 440 yards, Handicap Men 1
Swimming 880 yards, Handicap Men 1
Swimming 1 mile, Handicap Men 1
Swimming 300 metres Freestyle Women 1
Water Polo Water Polo Men 28
Water Polo Water Polo Women 7