Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsOther - Science · 4 months ago

Will there ever be a boy born that can swim faster than a shark?

3 Answers

  • Paul
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    Nope. The design of the human body is simply not capable of swimming that fast. Olympic champions are nowhere near as fast as a shark, or many other fish.

  • IOM
    Lv 7
    4 months ago


    Humans at their peak athleticism can swim at best around 6 mph — Michael Phelps topped out around there in 2010, according to ESPN, and that's still about three times faster than the average human swimmer. 

    A shortfin mako shark, on other hand, can hit top speeds of about 60 mph.

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    Yes. Plenty of people can swim faster than a shark. But the shark has to be dead or have it’s fins cut off 

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