Olympic Medal Predictions 2016: Who’ll Win Each Swimming Event At Rio Games

by NESN Staff

August 5, 2016

Michael Phelps’ quest for a 19th gold medal resumes in just a few days when the most decorated medal winner and swimmer in Summer Olympics history jumps back into the pool in Rio de Janeiro.

Phelps holds Olympic records with 22 medals and 18 golds, and he’s going to be among the top storylines during what likely will be his final Olympics.

How many golds will Phelps take home from Brazil at the 2016 Games? Check out our gold medal predictions for every men’s and women’s swimming event below.

50m Freestyle
Men’s: Nathan Adrian, USA
Women’s: Bronte Campbell, AUS

100m Freestyle
Men’s: Cameron McEvoy, AUS
Women’s: Bronte Campbell, AUS

200m Freestyle
Men’s: James Guy, GBR
Women’s: Katie Ledecky, USA

400m Freestyle
Men’s: Mack Horton, AUS
Women’s: Leah Smith, USA

800m Freestyle
Women’s: Jessica Ashwood, AUS

1,500m Freestyle
Men’s: Mack Horton, AUS

100m Backstroke
Men’s: Mitch Larkin, AUS
Women’s: Emily Seebohm, AUS

200m Backstroke
Men’s: Evgeny Rylov, RUS
Women’s: Katinka Hosszu, HUN

100m Breaststroke
Men’s: Kevin Cordes, USA
Women’s: Lilly King, USA

200m Breaststroke
Men’s: Kevin Cordes, USA
Women’s: Kanako Watanabe, JPN

100m Butterfly
Men’s: Michael Phelps, USA
Women’s: Kelsi Worrell, USA

200m Butterfly
Men’s: Michael Phelps, USA
Women’s: Franziska Hentke, GER

200m Individual Medley
Men’s: Michael Phelps, USA
Women’s: Katinka Hosszu, HUN

400m Individual Medley
Men’s: Daiya Seto, JPN
Women’s: Hannah Miley, GBR

4x100m Freestyle Relay
Men’s: USA
Women’s: USA

4x200m Freestyle Relay
Men’s: USA
Women’s: USA

4x100m Medley Relay
Men’s: USA
Women’s: China

10km Open Water
Men’s: Marc-Antoine Olivier, FRA
Women’s: Aurelie Muller, FRA

Thumbnail photo via Erich Schlegel/USA TODAY Sports Images

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