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Record's time04:03.84
DateAug 10, 2008
SwimmerMichael Phelps, United States
Meet2008 Olympic Games; Beijing, China
Avg. speed (m/s)1.64
Avg. time 25m (sec.)15.24
Avg. time 50m (sec.)30.48
Avg. time 100m (sec.)01:00.96
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Record progression

DateValueSwimmerMeet
Jun 29, 200804:05.25Michael Phelps
United States
2008 USA Olympic Trials
Omaha, United States
Apr 1, 200704:06.22Michael Phelps
United States
2007 World Championships
Melbourne, Australia
Aug 14, 200404:08.26Michael Phelps
United States
2004 Olympic Games
Athens, Greece
Jul 7, 200404:08.41Michael Phelps
United States
2004 USA Olympic Trials
Long Beach, United States
Jul 27, 200304:09.09Michael Phelps
United States
2003 ?
Barcelona, Spain
Apr 7, 200304:10.73Michael Phelps
United States
2003 ?
Indianapolis, United States
Aug 15, 200204:11.09Michael Phelps
United States
2002 ?
Fort Lauderdale, United States
Sep 17, 200004:11.76Tom Dolan
United States
2000 Olympic Games
Sydney, Australia
Sep 11, 199404:12.30Tom Dolan
United States
1994 World Championships
Rome, Italy
Jan 8, 199104:12.36Tamás Darnyi
Hungary
1991 ?
Perth, Australia
Sep 21, 198804:14.75Tamás Darnyi
Hungary
1988 Olympic Games
Seoul, South Korea
Aug 19, 198704:15.42Tamás Darnyi
Hungary
1987 ?
Strasbourg, France
Aug 14, 198704:16.12David Wharton
United States
1987 ?
Brisbane, Australia
Jul 30, 198404:17.41Alex Baumann
Canada
1984 Olympic Games
Los Angeles, United States
Jun 17, 198404:17.53Alex Baumann
Canada
1984 ?
Etobicoke, Canada
May 23, 198404:19.61Jens-peter Berndt
East Germany
1984 ?
Magdeburg, East Germany
Aug 8, 198204:19.78Ricardo Prado
Brazil
1982 ?
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Aug 28, 197804:20.05Jesse Vassallo
United States
1978 World Championships
West Berlin, West Germany
Aug 4, 197804:23.39Jesse Vassallo
United States
1978 USA Summer Nationals
The Woodlands, United States
Jul 25, 197604:23.68Rod Strachan
United States
1976 Olympic Games
Montreal, Canada
Apr 2, 197604:26.00Zoltán Verrasztó
Hungary
1976 ?
Long Beach, United States
Aug 20, 197404:28.89András Hargitay
Hungary
1974 ?
Vienna, Austria
Aug 3, 197204:30.81Gary Hall, Sr.
United States
1972 USA Olympic Trials
Chicago, United States
Aug 21, 197004:31.00Gary Hall, Sr.
United States
1970 ?
Los Angeles, United States
Aug 15, 196904:33.90Gary Hall, Sr.
United States
1969 ?
Louisville, United States
Jul 11, 196904:38.70Gary Hall, Sr.
United States
1969 ?
Santa Clara, United States
Aug 30, 196804:39.00Charlie Hickcox
United States
1968 USA Olympic Trials
Los Angeles, United States
Aug 30, 196804:43.30Charlie Hickcox
United States
1968 USA Olympic Trials
Los Angeles, United States
Jul 20, 196804:43.40Gary Hall, Sr.
United States
1968 USA Olympic Trials
Los Angeles, United States
Jul 6, 196804:45.10Greg Buckingham
United States
1968 ?
Santa Clara, United States
Apr 3, 196804:45.30Andrei Dunayev
Soviet Union
1968 ?
Tallinn, Soviet Union
Oct 14, 196404:45.40Dick Roth
United States
1964 Olympic Games
Tokyo, Japan
Jul 31, 196404:48.60Dick Roth
United States
1964 ?
Los Altos, United States
Oct 12, 196304:50.20Gerhard Hetz
Germany
1963 ?
Tokyo, Japan
Jul 12, 196204:51.00Ted Stickles
United States
1962 ?
Louisville, United States
Jun 30, 196204:51.40Ted Stickles
United States
1962 ?
Chicago, United States
May 24, 196204:53.80Gerhard Hetz
Germany
1962 ?
Moscow, Soviet Union
Aug 18, 196104:55.60Ted Stickles
United States
1961 ?
Los Angeles, United States
Jul 1, 196105:04.30Ted Stickles
United States
1961 ?
Chicago, United States
Jul 22, 196005:04.50Dennis Rounsaville
United States
1960 ?
Toledo, United States
Jun 24, 196005:05.30George Harrison
United States
1960 ?
Los Angeles, United States
Jun 24, 196005:07.80George Harrison
United States
1960 ?
Los Angeles, United States
Jun 6, 195905:08.80Ian Black
United Kingdom
1959 ?
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Oct 20, 195705:12.90Vladimir Strushanov
Soviet Union
1957 ?
Moscow, Soviet Union
Aug 27, 195705:15.60Gary Heinrich
United States
1957 ?
Philadelphia, United States
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