World records in swimming

The list of swimming records. Please, use the filter below to narrow the result set.

Active Record details

Is also a record
Record's time01:51.92
DateJul 31, 2009
SwimmerAaron Peirsol, United States
Meet2009 World Championships; Rome, Italy
Avg. speed (m/s)1.79
Avg. time 25m (sec.)13.99
Avg. time 50m (sec.)27.98
Avg. time 100m (sec.)55.96
Verified by FINAYES

Record progression

DateValueSwimmerMeet
Jul 11, 200901:53.08Aaron Peirsol
United States
2009 USA Summer Nationals
Indianapolis, United States
Aug 15, 200801:53.94Ryan Lochte
United States
2008 Olympic Games
Beijing, China
Mar 30, 200701:54.32Ryan Lochte
United States
2007 World Championships
Melbourne, Australia
Jul 4, 200801:54.32Aaron Peirsol
United States
2008 USA Olympic Trials
Omaha, United States
Aug 19, 200601:54.44Aaron Peirsol
United States
2006 Pan Pacific Championships
Victoria, Canada
Jul 29, 200501:54.66Aaron Peirsol
United States
2005 World Championships
Montreal, Canada
Jul 12, 200401:54.74Aaron Peirsol
United States
2004 USA Olympic Trials
Long Beach, United States
Mar 20, 200201:55.15Aaron Peirsol
United States
2002 USA Spring Championships
Minneapolis, United States
Aug 27, 199901:55.87Lenny Krayzelburg
United States
1999 Pan Pacific Championships
Sydney, Australia
Nov 23, 199101:56.57Martin Zubero
Spain
1991 Alabama LC Invitational
Tuscaloosa, United States
Aug 13, 199101:57.30Martin Zubero
Spain
1991 USA Summer Nationals
Fort Lauderdale, United States
Mar 3, 198501:58.14Igor Polyansky
Soviet Union
1985 ?
Erfurt, East Germany
Aug 21, 198401:58.41Sergei Zabolotnov
Soviet Union
1984 Friendship Games
Moscow, Soviet Union
Jun 27, 198401:58.86Rick Carey
United States
1984 USA Olympic Trials
Indianapolis, United States
Aug 3, 198301:58.93Rick Carey
United States
1983 USA Summer Nationals
Clovis, United States
Jul 27, 197601:59.19John Naber
United States
1976 Olympic Games
Montreal, Canada
Jun 19, 197602:00.64John Naber
United States
1976 ?
Long Beach, United States
Sep 6, 197302:01.87Roland Matthes
East Germany
1973 ?
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Jul 10, 197202:02.80Roland Matthes
East Germany
1972 ?
Leipzig, East Germany
Sep 2, 197202:02.80Roland Matthes
East Germany
1972 Olympic Games
Munich, West Germany
Sep 3, 197102:05.60Roland Matthes
East Germany
1971 ?
Leipzig, East Germany
Sep 11, 197002:06.10Roland Matthes
East Germany
1970 ?
Barcelona, Spain
Aug 20, 197002:06.30Mike Stamm
United States
1970 ?
Los Angeles, United States
Aug 14, 196902:06.60Gary Hall
United States
1969 ?
Louisville, United States
Aug 29, 196902:06.60Roland Matthes
East Germany
1969 ?
Berlin, West Germany
Jul 12, 196902:07.40Roland Matthes
East Germany
(not set)
Aug 14, 196802:07.50Roland Matthes
East Germany
1968 ?
Leipzig, East Germany
Nov 8, 196702:07.90Roland Matthes
East Germany
1967 ?
Leipzig, East Germany
Aug 29, 196702:09.40Charles Hickcox
United States
1967 Summer Universiade
Tokyo, Japan
Oct 13, 196402:10.30Jed Graef
United States
1964 Olympic Games
Tokyo, Japan
Aug 10, 196202:10.90Tom Stock
United States
1962 ?
Cuyahoga Falls, United States
Aug 20, 196102:11.50Tom Stock
United States
1961 ?
Los Angeles, United States
Jul 2, 196102:13.20Tom Stock
United States
1961 ?
Chicago, United States
Jul 24, 196002:16.00Tom Stock
United States
(not set)
Jun 26, 196002:17.60Chuck Bittick
United States
1960 ?
Los Angeles, United States
Jul 25, 195902:17.80Frank Mckinney
United States
1959 ?
Osaka, Japan
Jul 12, 195902:17.90Frank Mckinney
United States
(not set)
Jun 26, 195302:18.30Gilbert Bozon
France
1953 ?
Algiers, Algeria
Feb 18, 195802:18.40John Monckton
Australia
1958 Australian Championships
Melbourne, Australia
May 4, 194902:18.50Allen Stack
United States
1949 ?
New Haven, United States
Jan 15, 195802:18.80John Monckton
Australia
1958 ?
Sydney, Australia
Mar 4, 194402:19.30Adolph Kiefer
United States
1944 ?
Annapolis, United States
May 18, 194302:22.90Harry Holiday
United States
1943 ?
Detroit, United States
May 23, 194102:23.00Adolph Kiefer
United States
1941 ?
Honolulu, United States
Apr 11, 193502:24.00Adolph Kiefer
United States
1935 ?
Chicago, United States
Aug 30, 193402:27.80Al vande Weghe
United States
1934 ?
Honolulu, United States
Jun 16, 193002:32.20George Kojac
United States
1930 ?
New Haven, United States
Oct 14, 192802:37.80Toshio Irie
Japan
1928 ?
Tamagawa, Japan
Jul 13, 192602:38.80Walter Laufer
United States
1926 ?
Magdeburg, Germany
Jul 11, 192602:44.90Walter Laufer
United States
1926 ?
Nuremberg, Germany
Jun 24, 192602:47.10Walter Laufer
United States
1926 ?
Bremen, Germany
Apr 3, 191202:48.40Otto Fahr
Germany
1912 ?
Magdeburg, Germany
Mar 11, 191102:50.60Hermann Pentz
Germany
1911 ?
Magdeburg, Germany
Oct 18, 191002:56.40Maurice Wechesser
Belgium
1910 ?
Schaerbeek, Belgium
Jan 3, 191002:59.80George Arnold
Germany
1910 ?
Magdeburg, Germany
Jun 27, 190903:04.40Oscar Schiele
Germany
1909 ?
Berlin, Germany
Please visit this site for the official version of WR