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Caeleb Dressel        

Seven-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Swimmer

Caeleb Dressel is an American swimmer who specializes in the freestyle and butterfly sprint events. He currently represents the Cali Condors which is part of the International Swimming League. He won seven gold medals at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest and a record eight medals, including six gold, at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju. Dressel is a seven-time Olympic gold medalist and currently holds the world records in the 100 meter butterfly (both long course and short course), 50 meter freestyle (short course), and 100 meter individual medley (short course).

Dressel holds the American records in 50-meter and 100-meter freestyle and in 50-meter and 100-meter butterfly (all long course). He also holds the short course records in 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle events, the 100-yard butterfly, and the 200-yard individual medley, and formerly in the 100-yard breaststroke.

At the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Dressel won five gold medals, making him the fifth American in history to win that many in a single Olympics in the past 50 years. Mark Spitz, Michael Phelps, Eric Heiden, and Matt Biondi are the other four. He also became the first swimmer in history to win gold in the 50-meter freestyle, the 100 free and the 100-meter butterfly at the same Olympics.

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Caeleb Dressel could collect a record world championship medal haul

It doesn't get old,” Dressel said after winning the 50-meter butterfly. The most golds won at a swimming world championship is seven.

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