# Is swimming a mile in 35 minutes good?

## Is swimming a mile in 35 minutes good?

On average it should take beginners anywhere from 40 to 50 minutes to swim a mile, while intermediate swimmers will be able to swim a mile in roughly 30 to 35 minutes and advanced swimmers in about 25 minutes or less. Generally, the numbers given above are a good place to start.

## What is a good mile time swimming?

Based on the speed of Olympic swimmers, the fastest time for swimming one mile is around 16 minutes. With than in mind, an amateur swimming should expect to complete a mile in around 25-45 minutes. For the beginner, expect a mile swim to take around 45 minutes on average.

How far should I swim in 30 minutes?

If you want to get in a good swim workout in about 30 minutes, you should be swimming at least 20 to 30 laps as a beginner, roughly 40 to 50 laps as an intermediate swimmer, and about 60 laps or more as an advanced swimmer.

### What is a fast swimming pace?

The average swimmer can move at a speed of about 2 miles per hour, which is about the same as taking 56 seconds to swim a 50 metre length of a pool. For comparison, Michael Phelps, the aquatic champ, swims at a speedy 6 miles per hour, according to ESPN.

### How many strokes does it take to swim a mile?

Based on your pool length, here are how many laps you’ll need to swim to complete a true mile: 20 Yard Pool: 1,760 yards is 88 lengths (44 laps) 25 Yard Pool: 1760 yards is 70.4 lengths (35.2 laps) 25 Meter Pool: 1610 meters is 64.4 lengths (32.2 laps)

What is Katie Ledecky mile time?

Ledecky swims alone most of the time

Rk Swimmer Time
1 Katie Ledecky 15:20.48
2 Katie Ledecky 15:25.48
3 Katie Ledecky 15:27.71
4 Katie Ledecky 15:28.36

#### How long should it take to swim 1.2 miles?

The answer, based on our analysis of more than 67,000 finishers in 40 Half Ironman triathlons: about 6 hours, on average. Swim 1.2 miles in 45 minutes, Bike 56 miles in 3:00, and Run 13.1 miles in 2:15. Of course, there’s a great deal of variation by age group.

#### What is a swimmer’s body?

You are wondering, “What does a swimmer’s body look like?” A swimmer’s body is typically toned, but without too much bulky muscle. Broad shoulders with defined abs, lats, and triceps are the physical features earned by swimmers’ frequent time in the pool.

Is it better to swim faster or longer?

Swimming slowly helps build your aerobic capacity (which will help you swim faster over all distances from about 200m and above). Swimming slowly some days allows you to put more effort into other days and therefore swim faster than if you try to swim hard every day.

## Why do I swim so slow?

If the “blade” pushes up on the water with too much effort at the end of each stroke, then the body will be forced slightly down in the water, thereby creating undulation and more drag. This will slow the swimmer and possibly create other compensations, such as splayed legs or “fishtail” legs.

## What is the world record for the mile swim?

Read Full Disclosure. It might surprise you to know that the current world record for the men’s mile swim stands at an expeditious time of just 14 minutes and 31 seconds held by competitive swimmer Sun Yang from China.

How long does it take to swim a mile in a pool?

On average it should take roughly 25 to 27 minutes to swim a mile in a pool. This is a good time to aim for and most swimmers with decent swimming technique and turns will be able to swim that time by putting in a bit of effort.

### What is the world record for the mile time?

Hagg ended the give-and-take with a time of 4:01.4 on July 17, 1945. His mark stood for almost nine years, during which time the pundits debated on whether a 4-minute mile was humanly possible.

### What are the world records in long course events in swimming?

On 25 July 2013, FINA Technical Swimming Congress voted to allow world records in the long course mixed 400 free relay and mixed 400 medley relay, as well as in six events in short course meters: the mixed 200 medley and 200 free relays, as well as the men’s and women’s 200 free relays and the men’s and women’s 200 medley relays.