World records in swimming

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

Freestyle

DistanceValueDateSwimmerMeet
50 m23.67Jul 29, 2017Sarah Sjöström
Sweden
2017 World Championships
Budapest, Hungary
100 m51.71Jul 23, 2017Sarah Sjöström
Sweden
2017 World Championships
Budapest, Hungary
200 m01:52.98Jul 29, 2009Federica Pellegrini
Italy
2009 World Championships
Rome, Italy
400 m03:56.46Aug 7, 2016Katie Ledecky
United States
2016 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
800 m08:04.79Aug 12, 2016Katie Ledecky
United States
2016 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1500 m15:20.48May 16, 2018Katie Ledecky
United States
2018 TYR Pro Swim Series
Indianapolis, United States

Backstroke

DistanceValueDateSwimmerMeet
50 m26.98Aug 21, 2018Liu Xiang
China
2018 Asian Games
Jakarta, Indonesia
100 m57.57Jul 28, 2019Regan Smith
United States
2019 World Championships
Gwangju, South Korea
200 m2:03.35Jul 26, 2019Regan Smith
United States
2019 World Championships
Gwangju, South Korea

Breaststroke

DistanceValueDateSwimmerMeet
50 m29.40Jul 30, 2017Lilly King
United States
2017 World Championships
Budapest, Hungary
100 m01:04.13Jul 25, 2017Lilly King
United States
2017 World Championships
Budapest, Hungary
200 m02:19.11Aug 1, 2013Rikke Møller Pedersen
Denmark
2013 World Championships
Barcelona, Spain

Butterfly

DistanceValueDateSwimmerMeet
50 m24.43Jul 5, 2014Sarah Sjöström
Sweden
2014 Sweden Championships
Boras, Sweden
100 m55.48Aug 7, 2016Sarah Sjöström
Sweden
2016 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
200 m02:01.81Oct 21, 2009Liu Zige
China
2009 Chinese Championships
Jinan, China

Individual Medley

DistanceValueDateSwimmerMeet
200 m02:06.12Aug 3, 2015Katinka Hosszú
Hungary
2015 World Championships
Kazan, Russia
400 m04:26.36Aug 7, 2016Katinka Hosszú
Hungary
2016 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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