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Record's time23.67
DateJul 29, 2017
SwimmerSarah Sjöström, Sweden
Meet2017 World Championships; Budapest, Hungary
Avg. speed (m/s)2.11
Avg. time 25m (sec.)11.84
Avg. time 50m (sec.)23.67
Avg. time 100m (sec.)47.34
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Record progression

DateValueSwimmerMeet
Aug 2, 200923.73Britta Steffen
Germany
2009 World Championships
Rome, Italy
Apr 19, 200923.96Marleen Veldhuis
Netherlands
2009 Amsterdam Swim Cup
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Mar 29, 200823.97Libby Trickett
Australia
2008 AUS Nationals & Olympic Trials
Sydney, Australia
Mar 24, 200824.09Marleen Veldhuis
Netherlands
2008 European Championships
Eindhoven, Netherlands
Sep 22, 200024.13Inge De Bruijn
Netherlands
2000 Olympic Games
Sydney, Australia
Jun 10, 200024.39Inge De Bruijn
Netherlands
2000 Trofeu Jose Finkel & BRA Olympic Trials
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jun 4, 200024.48Inge De Bruijn
Netherlands
2000 NED Olympic Trials
Drachten, Netherlands
May 26, 200024.51Inge De Bruijn
Netherlands
2000 Super Speedo Grand Prix
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Sep 11, 199424.51Le Jingyi
China
1994 World Championships
Rome, Italy
Jul 31, 199224.79Yang Wenyi
China
1992 Olympic Games
Barcelona, Spain
Apr 11, 198824.98Yang Wenyi
China
1988 Asian Swimming Championships
Guangzhou, China
Aug 23, 198625.28Tamara Costache
Romania
1986 World Championships
Madrid, Spain
Aug 1, 198625.31Tamara Costache
Romania
1986 Balkan Games
Sofia, Bulgaria
Jul 16, 198625.34Tamara Costache
Romania
1986 ROU Nationals & World Championship Trials
Bucharest, Romania
Jul 16, 198625.50Tamara Costache
Romania
1986 ROU Nationals & World Championship Trials
Bucharest, Romania
Jul 21, 198425.61Dara Torres
United States
1984 Pre-Olympic meet
Mission Viejo, United States
Aug 5, 198325.62Dara Torres
United States
1983 USA Championships
Clovis, United States
Jul 9, 198325.64Annemarie Verstappen
Netherlands
1983 Netherlands Championships
Amersfoort, Netherlands
Jan 29, 198325.69Dara Torres
United States
1983 Speedo International
Amersfoort, Netherlands
Apr 3, 198125.79Jill Sterkel
United States
1981 Longhorn Invitational
Austin, United States
Apr 10, 198025.96Jill Sterkel
United States
1980 USA Spring Championships
Austin, United States
Apr 10, 198026.32Jill Sterkel
United States
1980 USA Spring Championships
Austin, United States
Apr 10, 198026.53Kelly Asplund
United States
1980 USA Spring Championships
Austin, United States
Apr 10, 198026.61Cynthia Woodhead
United States
1980 USA Spring Championships
Austin, United States
Aug 19, 197826.74Anne Jardin
Canada
1978 Canada Summer Nationals
Etobicoke, Canada
Aug 16, 197726.95Johanna Malloy
Canada
1977 Canada Summer Games
St. John's, Canada
Jul 26, 197526.99Kornelia Ender
East Germany
1975 World Championships
Cali, Colombia
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