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Record's time04:26.36
DateAug 7, 2016
SwimmerKatinka Hosszú, Hungary
Meet2016 Olympic Games; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Avg. speed (m/s)1.5
Avg. time 25m (sec.)16.65
Avg. time 50m (sec.)33.30
Avg. time 100m (sec.)01:06.59
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Record progression

DateValueSwimmerMeet
Jul 28, 201204:28.43Ye Shiwen
China
2012 Olympic Games
London, United Kingdom
Aug 10, 200804:29.45Stephanie Rice
Australia
2008 Olympic Games
Beijing, China
Jun 29, 200804:31.12Katie Hoff
United States
2008 USA Olympic Trials
Omaha, United States
Mar 22, 200804:31.46Stephanie Rice
Australia
2008 AUS Nationals & Olympic Trials
Sydney, Australia
Apr 1, 200704:32.89Katie Hoff
United States
2007 World Championships
Melbourne, Australia
Sep 16, 200004:33.59Yana Klochkova
Ukraine
2000 Olympic Games
Sydney, Australia
Oct 13, 199704:34.79Chen Yan
China
1997 Chinese Championships
Shanghai, China
Aug 1, 198204:36.10Petra Schneider
East Germany
1982 ?
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Jul 26, 198004:36.29Petra Schneider
East Germany
1980 Olympic Games
Moscow, Soviet Union
May 27, 198004:38.44Petra Schneider
East Germany
1980 ?
Magdeburg, East Germany
Mar 30, 198004:39.96Petra Schneider
East Germany
1980 ?
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Aug 23, 197804:40.83Tracy Caulkins
United States
1978 World Championships
West Berlin, West Germany
Jul 24, 197604:42.77Ulrike Tauber
East Germany
1976 Olympic Games
Montreal, Canada
Jun 1, 197604:48.79Birgit Treiber
East Germany
1976 ?
East Berlin, East Germany
Jun 7, 197504:52.20Ulrike Tauber
East Germany
1975 ?
Wittenberg, West Germany
Aug 21, 197404:52.42Ulrike Tauber
East Germany
1974 ?
Vienna, Austria
Sep 6, 197304:57.51Gudrun Wegner
East Germany
1973 ?
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Aug 18, 197305:01.10Angela Franke
East Germany
1973 ?
Utrecht, Netherlands
Jul 9, 197205:02.97Gail Neall
Australia
1972 Olympic Games
Munich, West Germany
Aug 24, 196805:04.70Claudia Kolb
United States
1968 USA Olympic Trials
Los Angeles, United States
Aug 19, 196705:08.20Claudia Kolb
United States
1967 ?
Philadelphia, United States
Aug 1, 196705:09.70Claudia Kolb
United States
1967 ?
Winnipeg, Canada
Jul 9, 196705:11.70Claudia Kolb
United States
1967 ?
Santa Clara, United States
Aug 30, 196405:14.90Donna De Varona
United States
1964 ?
New York, United States
Mar 10, 196405:16.50Donna De Varona
United States
1964 ?
Lima, Peru
Jul 28, 196205:21.90Sharon Finneran
United States
1962 ?
Osaka, Japan
Jul 26, 196205:24.70Donna De Varona
United States
1962 ?
Osaka, Japan
Jul 26, 196205:27.40Sharon Finneran
United States
1962 ?
Osaka, Japan
Jun 2, 196205:29.70Donna De Varona
United States
1962 ?
Los Altos, United States
Aug 11, 196105:34.50Donna De Varona
United States
1961 ?
Philadelphia, United States
Jul 15, 196005:36.50Donna De Varona
United States
1960 ?
Indianapolis, United States
Jul 17, 195905:40.20Sylvia Ruuska
United States
1959 ?
Redding, United States
Feb 24, 195905:41.10Sylvia Ruuska
United States
1959 ?
Melbourne, Australia
Aug 1, 195805:43.70Sylvia Ruuska
United States
1958 ?
Topeka, United States
Jun 27, 195805:46.60Sylvia Ruuska
United States
1958 ?
Los Angeles, United States
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