World records in swimming

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

Freestyle

DistanceValueDateSwimmerMeet
50 m20.91Dec 18, 2009César Cielo
Brazil
2009 Brazil Championships
São Paulo, Brazil
100 m46.91Jul 30, 2009César Cielo
Brazil
2009 World Championships
Rome, Italy
200 m01:42.00Jul 28, 2009Paul Biedermann
Germany
2009 World Championships
Rome, Italy
400 m03:40.07Jul 26, 2009Paul Biedermann
Germany
2009 World Championships
Rome, Italy
800 m07:32.12Jul 29, 2009Zhang Lin
China
2009 World Championships
Rome, Italy
1500 m14:31.02Aug 4, 2012Sun Yang
China
2012 Olympic Games
London, United Kingdom

Backstroke

DistanceValueDateSwimmerMeet
50 m24.00Aug 4, 2018Kliment Kolesnikov
Russia
2018 European Championships
Glasgow, United Kingdom
100 m51.85Aug 13, 2016Ryan Murphy
United States
2016 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
200 m01:51.92Jul 31, 2009Aaron Peirsol
United States
2009 World Championships
Rome, Italy

Breaststroke

DistanceValueDateSwimmerMeet
50 m25.95Jul 25, 2017Adam Peaty
United Kingdom
2017 World Championships
Budapest, Hungary
100 m57.10Aug 4, 2018Adam Peaty
United Kingdom
2018 European Championships
Glasgow, United Kingdom
200 m02:06.67Jan 29, 2017Ippei Watanabe
Japan
2017 Kosuke Kitajima Cup
Tokyo, Japan

Butterfly

DistanceValueDateSwimmerMeet
50 m22.27Jul 1, 2018Andrii Govorov
Ukraine
2018 SETTE COLLI TROPHY
Rome, Italy
100 m49.82Aug 1, 2009Michael Phelps
United States
2009 World Championships
Rome, Italy
200 m01:51.51Jul 29, 2009Michael Phelps
United States
2009 World Championships
Rome, Italy

Individual Medley

DistanceValueDateSwimmerMeet
200 m01:54.00Jul 28, 2011Ryan Lochte
United States
2011 World Championships
Shanghai, China
400 m04:03.84Aug 10, 2008Michael Phelps
United States
2008 Olympic Games
Beijing, China
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