List of Commonwealth Games records in swimming

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Below is a complete list of the Commonwealth Games records in swimming, ratified by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF). Competition is held in long course (50 m) pools.

This is not to be confused with Commonwealth records, which are records by athletes from Commowealth nations, but performed in any meet or competition.

Men's events[edit]

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
50m freestyle  21.76  sf
Proud , Benjamin Benjamin Proud  England 28 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [1]
100 m freestyle  47.98  Hayden , Brent Brent Hayden  Canada 7 Oct 2010 2010 Commonwealth Games Delhi, India [2]
200 m freestyle  1:44.71  Thorpe , Ian Ian Thorpe  Australia 31 Jul 2002 2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, England [3]
400 m freestyle  3:40.08  Thorpe , Ian Ian Thorpe  Australia 30 Jul 2002 2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, England [4]
1500 m freestyle  14:41.66  Perkins , Kieren Kieren Perkins  Australia 18 Aug 1994 1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, British Columbia, Canada [5]
50 m backstroke  24.62  Tancock , Liam Liam Tancock  England 5 Oct 2010 2010 Commonwealth Games Delhi, India [6]
100m backstroke  53.12  Walker-Hebborn , Chris Chris Walker-Hebborn  England 25 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [7]
200 m backstroke  1:55.58  Goddard , James James Goddard  England 6 Oct 2010 2010 Commonwealth Games Delhi, India [8]
50m breaststroke  26.76  van der Burgh , Cameron Cameron van der Burgh  South Africa 28 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [9]
100m breaststroke  58.94  Peaty , Adam Adam Peaty  England 26 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [10]
200m breaststroke  2:07.30  Murdoch , Ross Ross Murdoch  Scotland 24 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [11]
50m butterfly  22.93  Proud , Benjamin Benjamin Proud  England 25 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [12]
100m butterfly  51.29  le Clos , Chad Chad le Clos  South Africa 28 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [13]
200m butterfly  1:55.07  le Clos , Chad Chad le Clos  South Africa 26 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [14]
200m individual medley  1:57.83  Tranter , Daniel Daniel Tranter  Australia 29 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [15]
400m individual medley  4:11.04  h
Wallace , Daniel Daniel Wallace  Scotland 25 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [16]
4×100m freestyle relay  3:13.44 
 (49.26)
Tommaso D'Orsogna
 (48.77)
Matt Abood
 (47.49)
James Magnussen
 (47.92)
Cameron McEvoy
 Australia 25 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Scotland Glasgow, Scotland [17]
4×200m freestyle relay  7:07.38 
 (1:48.10)
Cameron McEvoy
 (1:45.82)
David McKeon
 (1:48.28)
Ned McKendry
 (1:45.18)
Thomas Fraser-Holmes
 Australia 27 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Scotland Glasgow, Scotland [18]
4×100m medley relay  3:31.51 
 (53.40)
Chris Walker-Hebborn
 (58.59)
Adam Peaty
 (51.02)
Adam Barrett
 (48.50)
Adam Brown
 England 29 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Scotland Glasgow, Scotland [19]

Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by Commonwealth Games Federation; WRWorld record; CRCommonwealth record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg


Women's events[edit]

Event Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
50m freestyle  23.96  CR
Halsall , Francesca Francesca Halsall  England 26 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [20]
100m freestyle  52.68  Campbell , Cate Cate Campbell  Australia 28 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [21]
200m freestyle  1:55.57  McKeon , Emma Emma McKeon  Australia 24 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [22]
400m freestyle  4:04.47  Boyle , Lauren Lauren Boyle  New Zealand 29 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [23]
800m freestyle  8:18.11  Carlin , Jazmin Jazmin Carlin  Wales 28 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [24]
50m backstroke  27.56  Davies , Georgia Georgia Davies  Wales 29 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [25]
100m backstroke  59.37  Seebohm , Emily Emily Seebohm  Australia 26 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [26]
200m backstroke  2:07.24  Hocking , Belinda Belinda Hocking  Australia 27 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [27]
50m breaststroke  30.17  sf
Atkinson , Alia Alia Atkinson  Jamaica 24 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [28]
100 m breaststroke  1:05.09  Jones , Leisel Leisel Jones  Australia 20 Mar 2006 2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia
200 m breaststroke  2:20.72  Jones , Leisel Leisel Jones  Australia 18 Mar 2006 2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia
50m butterfly  25.20  CR
Halsall , Francesca Francesca Halsall  England 27 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [29]
100m butterfly  57.40  Savard , Katerine Katerine Savard  Canada 25 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [30]
200 m butterfly  2:06.09  Schipper , Jessicah Jessicah Schipper  Australia 21 Mar 2006 2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia
200m individual medley  2:08.21  O'Connor , Siobhan-Marie Siobhan-Marie O'Connor  England 27 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [31]
400m individual medley  4:31.76  Miley , Hannah Hannah Miley  Scotland 24 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, Scotland [32]
4×100m freestyle relay  3:30.98  WR
 (53.15)
Bronte Campbell
 (52.76)
Melanie Schlanger
 (52.91)
Emma McKeon
 (52.16)
Cate Campbell
 Australia 24 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Scotland Glasgow, Scotland [33]
4×200m freestyle relay  7:49.90 
 (1:56.01)
Emma McKeon
 (1:59.34)
Alicia Coutts
 (1:57.89)
Brittany Elmslie
 (1:56.66)
Bronte Barratt
 Australia 26 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Scotland Glasgow, Scotland [34]
4×100m medley relay  3:56.23 
 (59.41)
Emily Seebohm
 (1:08.28)
Lorna Tonks
 (56.95)
Emma McKeon
 (51.59)
Cate Campbell
 Australia 29 July 2014 2014 Commonwealth Games Scotland Glasgow, Scotland [35]

Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by Commonwealth Games Federation; WRWorld record; CRCommonwealth record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg


Record holder's gallery[edit]

Some of the current Commonwealth Games record holders in swimming:

References[edit]

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