How many laps is a mile?

On the other hand, if you’re looking to swim a “true” mile (5,280 feet or 1609 meters), the number of laps it takes are as follows: If you’re swimming in an Olympic pool (50 meters long), a true mile is equal to 16.1 laps. If you’re swimming in a short-course pool (25 meters long) a metric mile is equal to 32.2 laps.

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