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Record's time51.85
DateAug 13, 2016
SwimmerRyan Murphy, United States
Meet2016 Olympic Games; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Avg. speed (m/s)1.93
Avg. time 25m (sec.)12.96
Avg. time 50m (sec.)25.93
Avg. time 100m (sec.)51.85
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Record progression

DateValueSwimmerMeet
Jul 8, 200951.94Aaron Peirsol
United States
2009 USA Summer Nationals
Indianapolis, United States
Jul 1, 200952.38Aschwin Wildeboer
Spain
2009 ?
Pescara, Italy
Aug 12, 200852.54Aaron Peirsol
United States
2008 Olympic Games
Beijing, China
Jul 1, 200852.89Aaron Peirsol
United States
2008 USA Olympic Trials
Omaha, United States
Mar 27, 200752.98Aaron Peirsol
United States
2007 World Championships
Melbourne, Australia
Apr 2, 200553.17Aaron Peirsol
United States
2005 ?
Indianapolis, United States
Aug 21, 200453.45Aaron Peirsol
United States
2004 Olympic Games
Athens, Greece
Aug 24, 199953.60Lenny Krayzelburg
United States
1999 ?
Sydney, Australia
Jul 31, 199253.86Jeff Rouse
United States
1992 Olympic Games
Barcelona, Spain
Aug 25, 199153.93Jeff Rouse
United States
1991 ?
Edmonton, Canada
Sep 24, 198854.51David Berkoff
United States
1988 Olympic Games
Seoul, South Korea
Aug 12, 198854.91David Berkoff
United States
1988 ?
Austin, United States
Aug 12, 198854.95David Berkoff
United States
1988 ?
Austin, United States
Jul 16, 198855.00Igor Polyansky
Soviet Union
1988 ?
Moscow, Soviet Union
Mar 16, 198855.16Igor Polyansky
Soviet Union
1988 ?
Tallinn, Soviet Union
Mar 15, 198855.17Igor Polyansky
Soviet Union
1988 ?
Tallinn, Soviet Union
Aug 21, 198355.19Rick Carey
United States
1983 ?
Caracas, Venezuela
Aug 6, 198355.38Rick Carey
United States
1983 ?
Clovis, United States
Aug 6, 198355.44Rick Carey
United States
1983 ?
Clovis, United States
Jul 19, 197655.49John Naber
United States
1976 Olympic Games
Montreal, Canada
Jul 18, 197656.19John Naber
United States
1976 Olympic Games
Montreal, Canada
Apr 8, 197256.30Roland Matthes
East Germany
1972 ?
Moscow, Soviet Union
Sep 4, 197256.30Roland Matthes
East Germany
1972 Olympic Games
Munich, West Germany
Sep 4, 197156.70Roland Matthes
East Germany
1971 ?
Leipzig, East Germany
Sep 8, 197056.90Roland Matthes
East Germany
1970 ?
Barcelona, Spain
Aug 23, 196957.80Roland Matthes
East Germany
1969 ?
Würzburg, West Germany
Oct 26, 196858.00Roland Matthes
East Germany
1968 Olympic Games
Mexico City, Mexico
Sep 21, 196758.40Roland Matthes
East Germany
1967 ?
Leipzig, East Germany
Aug 31, 196759.10Charlie Hickcox
United States
1967 Summer Universiade
Tokyo, Japan
Aug 28, 196759.30Charlie Hickcox
United States
1967 Summer Universiade
Tokyo, Japan
Aug 28, 196759.50Doug Russell
United States
1967 Summer Universiade
Tokyo, Japan
Oct 16, 196459.60Thompson Mann
United States
1964 Olympic Games
Tokyo, Japan
Sep 3, 196401:00.00Thompson Mann
United States
1964 ?
New York, United States
Aug 28, 196401:00.80Ernst-joachim Küppers
West Germany
1964 ?
Dortmund, West Germany
Aug 12, 196201:00.90Tom Stock
United States
1962 ?
Cuyahoga Falls, United States
Aug 11, 196201:01.00Tom Stock
United States
1962 ?
Cuyahoga Falls, United States
Aug 19, 196101:01.30Ob Bennett
United States
1961 ?
Los Angeles, United States
Feb 15, 195801:01.50John Monckton
Australia
1958 Australian Championships
Melbourne, Australia
Dec 6, 195601:02.20David Theile
Australia
1956 Olympic Games
Melbourne, Australia
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