Olympic Swimming Appearances

With Michael Phelps making his 5th US Olympic swimming team tonite, the first male to do so, here is how that relates to all Olympic swimmers in terms of appearances. The USA list is below the underline, with USA swimmers in bold font.

Swimming – Most Olympic Appearances

6     Derya Büyükuncu               TUR                        1992/96/00/04/08/12

6     Lars Frölander                    SWE                       1992/96/00/04/08/12

    5     Dara Torres                        USA                       1984/88/92/00/08

5     Mark Foster                          GBR                       1988/92/96/00/08

5     Mette Jacobsen                  DEN                       1988/92/96/00/04

5     Rogério Romero                 BRA                        1988/92/96/00/04

5     Alison Sheppard                 GBR                       1988/92/96/00/04

5     Martina Moravcová            SVK/TCH              1992/96/00/04/08

5     María Peláez                       ESP                        1992/96/00/04/08

5     Carl Probert                         FIJ                          1992/96/00/04/08

5     Nina Zhivanevskaya          ESP/EUN/RUS     1992/96/00/04/08

5     Therèse Alshammar          SWE                       1996/00/04/08/12

5     Peter Mankoč                      SLO                        1996/00/04/08/12

    5     Dara Torres                        USA                       1984/88/92/00/08

    4     Jenny Thompson               USA                       1992/96/00/04

    4     Amanda Beard                   USA                       1996/00/04/08

    4     Jason Lezak                       USA                       2000/04/08/12

    4     Michael Phelps                  USA                       2000/04/08/12

    3     23 athletes tied with 3

 

 

Swimming – Most Olympic Appearances, Men

6     Derya Büyükuncu               TUR                        1992/96/00/04/08/12

6     Lars Frölander                    SWE                       1992/96/00/04/08/12

5     Mark Foster                          GBR                       1988/92/96/00/08

5     Rogério Romero                 BRA                        1988/92/96/00/04

5     Carl Probert                         FIJ                          1992/96/00/04/08

5     Peter Mankoč                      SLO                        1996/00/04/08/12

4     48 athletes tied with 4

    4     Jason Lezak                       USA                       2000/04/08/12

    4     Michael Phelps                  USA                       2000/04/08/12

    3     14 athletes tied with 3

 

 

Swimming – Most Olympic Appearances, Women

    5     Dara Torres                        USA                       1984/88/92/00/08

5     Mette Jacobsen                  DEN                       1988/92/96/00/04

5     Alison Sheppard                 GBR                       1988/92/96/00/04

5     Martina Moravcová            SVK/TCH              1992/96/00/04/08

5     María Peláez                       ESP                        1992/96/00/04/08

5     Nina Zhivanevskaya          ESP/EUN/RUS     1992/96/00/04/08

5     Therèse Alshammar          SWE                       1996/00/04/08/12

4     28 athletes tied with 4

    5     Dara Torres                        USA                       1984/88/92/00/08

    4     Jenny Thompson               USA                       1992/96/00/04

    4     Amanda Beard                   USA                       1996/00/04/08

    3     Jill Sterkel                           USA                       1976/84/88

    3     Janet Evans                       USA                       1988/92/96

    3     Natalie Coughlin                USA                       2004/08/12

    3     Kara Lynn Joyce               USA                       2004/08/12

    2     53 athletes tied with 2

 

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