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Record's time03:40.07
DateJul 26, 2009
SwimmerPaul Biedermann, Germany
Meet2009 World Championships; Rome, Italy
Avg. speed (m/s)1.82
Avg. time 25m (sec.)13.75
Avg. time 50m (sec.)27.51
Avg. time 100m (sec.)55.02
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Record progression

DateValueSwimmerMeet
Jul 30, 200203:40.08Ian Thorpe
Australia
2002 Commonwealth Games
Manchester, United Kingdom
Jul 22, 200103:40.17Ian Thorpe
Australia
2001 World Championships
Fukuoka, Japan
Sep 16, 200003:40.59Ian Thorpe
Australia
2000 Olympic Games
Sydney, Australia
May 13, 200003:41.33Ian Thorpe
Australia
2000 AUS Olympic Trials
Sydney, Australia
Aug 22, 199903:41.83Ian Thorpe
Australia
1999 Pan Pacific Championships
Sydney, Australia
Sep 11, 199403:43.80Kieren Perkins
Australia
1994 World Championships
Rome, Italy
Jul 29, 199203:45.00Yevgeny Sadovyi
Russia
1992 Olympic Games
Barcelona, Spain
Apr 3, 199203:46.47Kieren Perkins
Australia
1992 AUS Olympic Trials
Canberra, Australia
Sep 23, 198803:46.95Uwe Dassler
East Germany
1988 Olympic Games
Seoul, South Korea
Mar 25, 198803:47.38Artur Wojdat
Poland
1988 USA Spring Championships
Orlando, United States
Jun 27, 198503:47.80Michael Gross
West Germany
1985 FRG Nationals & European Championship Trials
Wuppertal, West Germany
Feb 19, 198303:48.32Vladimir Salnikov
Soviet Union
1983 URS Winter Nationals
Moscow, Russia
Mar 12, 198203:49.57Vladimir Salnikov
Soviet Union
1982 GDRvURS Duel
Moscow, Russia
Jul 14, 198203:49.57Vladimir Salnikov
Soviet Union
1982 URS Nationals
Kiev, Ukraine
Jul 15, 198003:50.49Peter Szmidt
Canada
1980 Canadian Nationals & Olympic Trials
Etobicoke, Canada
Feb 29, 198003:51.20Vladimir Salnikov
Soviet Union
1980 URS Winter Nationals
Potsdam, East Germany
Aug 19, 197903:51.40Vladimir Salnikov
Soviet Union
1979 URSvCAN Duel
Moscow, Russia
Apr 6, 197903:51.41Vladimir Salnikov
Soviet Union
1979 URSvGDR Junior meet
Potsdam, East Germany
Aug 27, 197803:51.56Brian Goodell
United States
1978 USAvGDR Duel
West Berlin, West Germany
Jul 22, 197603:51.93Brian Goodell
United States
1976 Olympic Games
Montreal, Canada
Jun 18, 197603:53.08Brian Goodell
United States
1976 USA Olympic Trials
Long Beach, United States
Aug 20, 197503:53.31Tim Shaw
United States
1975 AAU Championships
Kansas City, United States
Jun 19, 197503:53.95Tim Shaw
United States
1975 USA World Championships Trials
Long Beach, United States
Aug 22, 197403:54.69Tim Shaw
United States
1974 AAU Championships
Concord, United States
Aug 22, 197403:56.96Tim Shaw
United States
1974 AAU Championships
Concord, United States
Sep 9, 197303:58.18Rick Demont
United States
1973 World Championships
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Aug 4, 197204:00.11Kurt Krumpholz
United States
1972 USA Olympic Trials
Chicago, United States
Feb 12, 197204:01.70Brad Cooper
Australia
1972 AUS Nationals & Olympic Trials
Brisbane, Australia
Aug 25, 197104:02.10Tom Mcbreen
United States
1971 AAU Championships
Houston, United States
Sep 7, 197004:02.60Gunnar Larsson
Sweden
1970 European Championships
Barcelona, Spain
Aug 20, 197004:02.80John Kinsella
United States
1970 AAU Championships
Los Angeles, United States
Aug 14, 196904:04.00Hans-joachim Fassnacht
Germany
1969 AAU Championships
Louisville, United States
Aug 1, 196804:06.50Ralph Hutton
Canada
1968 AAU Championships
Lincoln, United States
Jun 23, 196804:07.70Mark Spitz
United States
1968 16th Annual Swimming Relays
Haywood, United States
Aug 28, 196704:08.20Greg Charlton
United States
1967 Summer Universiade
Tokyo, Japan
Jul 7, 196704:08.80Mark Spitz
United States
1967 Santa Clara International Invitation Swim Meet
Santa Clara, United States
Jul 4, 196704:09.20Alain Mosconi
France
1967 ?
Monaco, Monaco
Jun 25, 196704:10.60Mark Spitz
United States
1967 ?
Haywood, United States
Aug 25, 196604:11.10Frank Wiegand
East Germany
1966 ?
Utrecht, Netherlands
Aug 18, 196604:11.60Don Schollander
United States
1966 ?
Lincoln, United States
Aug 18, 196604:11.80John Nelson
United States
1966 ?
Lincoln, United States
Oct 15, 196404:12.20Don Schollander
United States
1964 Olympic Games
Tokyo, Japan
Jul 31, 196404:12.70Don Schollander
United States
1964 USA Summer Nationals
Los Altos, United States
Aug 17, 196204:13.40Murray Rose
Australia
1962 ?
Chicago, United States
Feb 23, 196004:15.90John Konrads
Australia
1960 ?
Sydney, Australia
Jul 26, 195904:16.60Tsuyoshi Yamanaka
Japan
1959 ?
Osaka, Japan
Feb 7, 195904:19.00John Konrads
Australia
1959 ?
Sydney, Australia
Jan 12, 195904:21.80John Konrads
Australia
1959 ?
Melbourne, Australia
Jan 12, 195704:25.90Murray Rose
Australia
1957 ?
Sydney, Australia
Jan 15, 195804:25.90John Konrads
Australia
1958 ?
Sydney, Australia
Apr 3, 195404:26.70Ford Konno
United States
1954 ?
New Haven, United States
Mar 24, 195104:26.90John Marshall
Australia
1951 ?
New Haven, United States
Oct 27, 195604:27.00Murray Rose
Australia
1956 AUS Olympic Trials
Melbourne, Australia
Apr 1, 195004:29.50John Marshall
Australia
1950 ?
New Haven, United States
Mar 11, 195004:33.10John Marshall
Australia
1950 ?
New Haven, United States
Aug 18, 194904:33.30Hironoshin Furuhashi
Japan
1949 ?
Los Angeles, United States
Jul 24, 194904:34.60Hironoshin Furuhashi
Japan
1949 ?
Tokyo, Japan
Sep 12, 194704:35.20Alex Jany
France
1947 ?
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
May 13, 194104:38.50Bill Smith
United States
1941 ?
Honolulu, United States
Aug 30, 193404:38.70Jack Medica
United States
1934 ?
Honolulu, United States
Aug 14, 193304:46.40Shozo Makino
Japan
1933 ?
Tokyo, Japan
Apr 16, 193104:47.00Jean Taris
France
1931 ?
Paris, France
Sep 11, 192504:50.30Arne Borg
Sweden
1925 ?
Stockholm, Sweden
Dec 9, 192404:54.70Arne Borg
Sweden
1924 ?
Stockholm, Sweden
Mar 6, 192304:57.00Johnny Weissmuller
United States
1923 ?
New Haven, United States
Jun 22, 192205:06.60Johnny Weissmuller
United States
1922 ?
Honolulu, United States
Apr 9, 192205:11.80Arne Borg
Sweden
1922 ?
Stockholm, Sweden
Sep 25, 192105:14.40Norman Ross
United States
1921 ?
Brighton Beach, United States
Oct 9, 191905:14.60Norman Ross
United States
1919 ?
Los Angeles, United States
Sep 26, 191205:21.60Jack Hatfield
United Kingdom
1912 ?
London, United Kingdom
Jul 14, 191205:24.40George Hodgson
Canada
1912 Olympic Games
Stockholm, Sweden
Jun 5, 191205:28.40Béla Las-torres
Hungary
1912 ?
Budapest, Hungary
Apr 21, 191205:29.00Alajos Kenyery
Hungary
1912 ?
Magdeburg, Germany
Sep 21, 191105:35.80Sydney Battersby
United Kingdom
1911 ?
London, United Kingdom
Jul 16, 190805:36.80Henry Taylor
United Kingdom
1908 Olympic Games
London, United Kingdom
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