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Status: Gathering Kudos

I recently picked up an injury preventing me from running or cycling so I took to the pool for regular swims. My idea here is twofold:

1) Having stats for fastest swim for different distances like 400m, 800m, 1km, 1mile, 1,2mile(half Ironman) and 2,4mile (full Ironman). This feature exists for running: Estimated Best Efforts. So I suggest the same for swimming, regardless if its open water or pool.

2) It's always great to see a trophy after a run or cycle or most other sports, but sadly none exist for pool swimming. My suggestion is to award trophies for pool swims, each time you break a personal record for a certain distance and those distances are mentioned in idea one. Would love to see some trophies/achievements for a pool swim.

Note: I know that segments exist but that is for open water swimming. My suggestion on idea two in only for pool swim. Thanks!

Status changed to: Gathering Kudos

Thanks for submitting your idea on adding achievements and more stats for swimming. It has been reviewed by our moderation team and is now open to voting.


I would really love this to be implemented. It would allow you to track how you are doing on certain events (eg 100m freestyle short course). And also compete with your teammates.

The information is already provided by most smart watches that know the pool length and (most of the time) can detect the stroke that one's swimming.

So all we need is your magic to keep track of the segments :⁠-⁠)

Mt. Kenya

It would be a great addition to implement the "All-time Personal Record" system that running has in the "swimming stats" tab.



Status changed to: Gathering Kudos

Thanks for submitting your idea to implement All-Time PRs for swimming, too. It has been reviewed by our moderation team and is now open to voting.

Mt. Kenya

Do we know if this is going to be implemented? I think it's such a good idea, it makes total sense. I would definitely sign up for Strava after my free trial expires if this feature was incorporated! 

25m/50m/100m/200m/400m/500m/1,000m/1,500m and so on...

Please Strava team 😍

Mt. Kenya

Fully agree, pool swimming should be added to personal bests

Mt. Kenya

I'd like to see yearly totals for swimming on the website please Currently only bike, hike, walk and run available.



This would be Excellent! Strava is severely lacking in it's props to swimming for some reason... Between these best efforts and no laurel crowns for swim segments. What's the reason Strava?? @Soren it would be really great if we could be supplied with a reason if there is one? 

Best wishes,

Ella - a paying subscriber

Mt. Kenya

Hi team at Strava!

Can we please have an update on this? My training has ramped up and I really do think this feature would benefit me massively...

Is something in the pipeline?


Many thanks, 


Mt. Kenya

This would really be a good addition!
Doing a lot of different types of training and when looking at my stats for swimming its not as clear when comparing over a long time period.
Having segments to track things such as fastest 25/50/100/500/1000 maybe also for stroke types.

Thanks for a good app making training much more fun and engaging!

Mt. Kenya

This would be a fabulous addition. Any update on whether it is likely to be implemented? Tks