Find out more about the greatest American Swimmers, including Michael Phelps, Johnny Weissmuller, Ryan Lochte, Lynne Cox and Mark Spitz.
Timothy OlyphantTimothy Olyphant
20 May 1968
Actor
Michael PhelpsMichael Phelps
30 June 1985
 

Ryan LochteRyan Lochte
03 August 1984
Champion Swimmer

Katie LedeckyKatie Ledecky
17 March 1997
Swimmer

Mark SpitzMark Spitz
10 February 1950
Swimmer

Missy FranklinMissy Franklin
10 May 1995
Olympics Gold Medalist Swimmer
Natalie CoughlinNatalie Coughlin
23 August 1982
Swimmer

Esther WilliamsEsther Williams
08 August 1921
American swimmer

Johnny WeissmullerJohnny Weissmuller
02 June 1904
Film actor, Swimmer, Actor, Water polo player,
Victoria ArlenVictoria Arlen
26 September 1994
Television personality

Duke KahanamokuDuke Kahanamoku
24 August 1890
Swimmer, Surfer, Actor, Water polo player
Nathan AdrianNathan Adrian
07 December 1988
Swimmer

Lynne CoxLynne Cox
1957 AD
Swimmer

Summer SandersSummer Sanders
13 October 1972
Swimmer, Television actor

Dara TorresDara Torres
15 April 1967
Swimmer, Model

Diana NyadDiana Nyad
22 August 1949
Journalist, Squash player, Motivational speaker
Gertrude EderleGertrude Ederle
23 October 1905
swimmer

Jason LezakJason Lezak
12 November 1975
Swimmer

Jenny ThompsonJenny Thompson
26 February 1973
Swimmer

Janet EvansJanet Evans
28 August 1971
Swimmer
Matt GreversMatt Grevers
26 March 1985
Swimmer

Matt BiondiMatt Biondi
08 October 1965
Swimmer
Amanda BeardAmanda Beard
29 October 1981
Swimmer, Model

Cullen JonesCullen Jones
29 February 1984
Swimmer

Eleanor HolmEleanor Holm
06 December 1913
Swimmer
Rebecca SoniRebecca Soni
18 March 1987
Swimmer

Allison SchmittAllison Schmitt
07 June 1990
Swimmer
Donna de VaronaDonna de Varona
26 April 1947
Swimmer

Dana VollmerDana Vollmer
13 November 1987
Swimmer

Shirley BabashoffShirley Babashoff
31 January 1957
Swimmer
Florence ChadwickFlorence Chadwick
09 November 1918
Swimmer

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Milorad ČavićMilorad Čavić
31 May 1984
Swimmer
Debbie MeyerDebbie Meyer
14 August 1952
Swimmer

Don SchollanderDon Schollander
30 April 1946
Swimmer

Tracy CaulkinsTracy Caulkins
11 January 1963
Swimmer

John NaberJohn Naber
20 January 1956
Athlete
James CounsilmanJames Counsilman
28 December 1920
Swimming coach
Ann CurtisAnn Curtis
06 March 1926
Swimmer

Aileen RigginAileen Riggin
02 May 1906
Swimmer

Helene MadisonHelene Madison
19 June 1913
Swimmer

Richard QuickRichard Quick
31 January 1943
Coach
Ethelda BleibtreyEthelda Bleibtrey
27 February 1902
Swimmer

Mark GangloffMark Daniel Gangloff
08 June 1982
Swimmer

Norman RossNorman Ross
02 May 1895
Swimmer

Alan FordAlan Ford
07 December 1923
Swimmer

Charles DanielsCharles Daniels
24 March 1885
Swimmer