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Kris Humphries Beat Olympian Michael Phelps At Swimming As A Kid

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Aug. 16 2016, Published 2:12 p.m. ET

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Look out Michael Phelps! Long before basketball star Kris Humphries famously married Kim Kardashian for a whopping 72 days, the professional athlete was a faster swimmer than top Olympians, Phelps and Ryan Lochte.

In 1995, at just 10-years-old, the star held the record for fastest time in six U.S. swimming events, winning out over both Phelps and Lochte.

Humphries dominated in all rounds, including the 50-meter freestyle, 50-meter butterfly, 50-meter backstroke, 50-meter breaststroke, 200-meter IM, and the 100-meter freestyle. According to uncovered records of the races, Humphries even beat Phelps by an impressive four seconds in the 100-meter freestyle.

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Though he's now an Atlanta Hawks basketball star, Humphries continues to go swimming for exercise purposes.

Recently, he posted a photo of a swimming excursion, captioned: "Pool workout. Swimming isn't that easy anymore."

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Sorry, Michael Phelps! You weren't always number one.



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