Move aside Michael Phelps, since Caeleb Dressel has actually gone into the swimming pool.
The 24-years of age swimmer is the fastest swimmer on the planet and has the prospective to be the 4th swimmer in history to make 7 medals in a single Olympic Games.
Does his name sound a bit familiar? Well, that’s since the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be the 2nd time Caeleb swims for Team U.S.A.. At the 2016 Games, he won 2 gold medals. And now, this summer season, he will be swimming together with 52 colleagues, consisting of Katie Ledecky and Ryan Murphy, in occasions such as the 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle and 100m butterfly.
Not to point out, he holds several world records plus 7 gold medals from the 2017 World Championships and 8 gold medals at the 2019 World Championships. No other swimmer in history has actually made 8 medals at one World Championships competitors. So, yes, safe to state he’s a BFD.
But there is method more to Caeleb—who does not really take pleasure in the spotlight, according to NBC Sports—than simply the waves he’s making. Keep scrolling to learn who he is beyond the swimming pool.