List of Kenyan records in swimming

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The Kenya Records in Swimming are the fastest times ever swum by an individual representing Kenya. These national records are maintained by the Kenya Swimming Federation (KSF).

KSF keeps records for both for men and women, for long course (50m)[1] and short course (25m)[2] events. Records are kept in the following events (by stroke):

Long course (50m)[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Time Name Club Date Meet Location Ref
50m free 21.89 sf David Dunford Kenya Kenya 31 July 2009 World Championships Rome, Italy [1]
100m free 48.73 Jason Dunford Kenya Kenya 9 July 2009 World University Games Belgrade, Serbia [1]
200m free 1:50.30 Jason Dunford Kenya Kenya 13 July 2007 African Games Algiers, Algeria [1]
400m free 4:11.31 David Dunford Kenya Kenya 11 September 2006 African Championships Dakar, Senegal [1]
800m free 9:05.13 Kimani Maina Olympian Swim Club 26 July 2013 Canadian Age Group Championships Montreal, Canada [3]
1500m free 17:41.10 Kamal Shah ? 17 April 1998 ? Kasarani, Kenya [1]
50m back 26.19 Jason Dunford Kenya Kenya 6 September 2011 African Games Maputo, Mozambique [1]
100m back 57.57 Jason Dunford Kenya Kenya 18 July 2007 African Games Algiers, Algeria [1]
200m back 2:06.48 David Dunford Kenya Kenya 13 September 2006 African Championships Dakar, Senegal [1]
50m breaststroke 30.08 h Micah Jai Fernandes  Kenya 27 July 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom [4]
100m breaststroke 1:07.09 h Micah Jai Fernandes  Kenya 25 July 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom [5]
200m breaststroke 2:24.15 h Micah Jai Fernandes  Kenya 24 July 2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom [6]
50m butterfly 23.04 Jason Dunford Kenya Kenya 27 July 2009 World Championships Rome, Italy [1]
100m butterfly 50.78 sf Jason Dunford Kenya Kenya 37 July 2009 World Championships Rome, Italy [1]
200m butterfly 2:02.52 Jason Dunford Kenya Kenya 7 September 2011 African Games Maputo, Mozambique [1]
200m individual medley 2:14.55 Kimani Maina  Kenya 11 September 2015 African Games Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo [7]
400m individual medley 4:53.34 Kamal Shah Kenya Kenya 13 September 1998 Commonwealth Games Bukit Jalil, Malaysia [1]
4×50m
 free relay
1:43.05 Kenya Kenya 10 January 2010 CANA Zone 3+4
Championships
Kasarani, Kenya [1]
4×100m
 free relay
3:29.84
Kenya Kenya 8 September 2011 African Games Maputo, Mozambique [1][8]
4×200m
 free relay
8:01.07
Kenya Kenya 7 September 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [1][9]
4×50m
 medley relay
2:01.17 Otters 29 October 2000 ? Kasarani, Kenya [1]
4×100m
 medley relay
3:53.55
Kenya Kenya 10 September 2011 African Games Maputo, Mozambique [1][10]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by Kenya Swimming Federation; AFAfrican record; CRCommonwealth record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

Women[edit]

Event Time Name Club Date Meet Location Ref
50m freestyle 26.45 = Sylvia Brunlehner SG Stadtwerke München 12 April 2015 German Championships Berlin, Germany
50m freestyle 26.45 h, = Sylvia Brunlehner SG Stadtwerke München 5/6 March 2016 HEAD Trophy München, Germany [11]
100m freestyle 57.75 h Maria Brunlehner  Kenya 8 April 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Australia [12]
200m freestyle 2:04.81 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 28 August 2015 British Championships Sheffield, United Kingdom [13]
400m freestyle 4:28.56 h Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 30 January 2016 Burns Open Meet Sheffield, United Kingdom [14]
800m freestyle 10:43.71 Emily Muteti Kenya Kenya 25 April 2012 CANA Zone 3+4
Championships
Maputo, Mozambique [1]
1500m freestyle 20:56.12 Sylvia Brunlehner ? 27 February 2009 ? Kasarani, Kenya [1]
50m backstroke 30.05 Sylvia Brunlehner SG Stadtwerke München 21 April 2017 Graz Trophy Graz, Austria [15]
100m backstroke 1:05.74 h Sylvia Brunlehner SG Stadtwerke München 22 April 2017 Graz Trophy Graz, Austria [16]
200m backstroke 2:24.45 h Talisa Lanoe  Kenya 7 August 2015 World Championships Kazan, Russia [17]
50m breaststroke 30.73 Achieng Ajulu-Bushell  Kenya 8 December 2009 Gymnasiade Doha, Qatar [18]
100m breaststroke 1:08.51 Achieng Ajulu-Bushell Plymouth Lea 2 April 2010 British Championships Sheffield, United Kingdom [19]
200m breaststroke 2:29.65 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 27 July 2016 British Championships Sheffield, United Kingdom [20]
50m butterfly 27.78 h Emily Muteti  Kenya 28 July 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary [21]
100m butterfly 1:01.35 h Emily Muteti  Kenya 23 July 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary [22]
200m butterfly 2:27.11 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 30 January 2015 17th Luxembourg Euro Meeting Luxembourg City, Luxembourg [23]
200m individual medley 2:18.60 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 16 April 2015 British Championships London, United Kingdom [24]
400m individual medley 5:01.55 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 23 May 2015 City of Sheffield Swim Club No Frills Meet Sheffield, United Kingdom [25]
4×50m
 freestyle relay
2:03.64 Nairobi Swim
Association
18 March 1997 ? Zambia [1]
4×100m
 freestyle relay
4:16.33
Kenya Kenya 3 December 2008 African Championships Johannesburg, South Africa [1]
4×200m
 freestyle relay
9:47.56
Kenya Kenya 5 September 2011 African Games Maputo, Mozambique [1][26]
4×50m
 medley relay
2:17.60 Kenya Kenya 9 January 2010 CANA Zone 3+4
Championships
Kasarani, Kenya [1]
4×100m
 medley relay
4:34.66 h
Kenya Kenya 1 August 2009 World Championships Rome, Italy [1]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by Kenya Swimming Federation; WRWorld record; AFAfrican record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

Mixed relay[edit]

Event Time Name Club Date Meet Location Ref
4×100m freestyle relay 3:54.76 h  Kenya 11 September 2018 African Championships Algiers, Algeria [27]
4×100m medley relay 4:08.84 h
 Kenya 26 July 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary [28]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by Kenya Swimming Federation; WRWorld record; AFAfrican record;
Records not set in finals: h – heat

Short Course (25m)[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Time Name Club Date Meet Location Ref
50m freestyle 21.85 David Dunford  Kenya 10 April 2008 World Championships Manchester, United Kingdom [2]
100m freestyle 47.23 sf David Dunford  Kenya 18 December 2010 World Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates [2][29]
200m freestyle 1:53.22 David Dunford ? 29 October 2010 ? Mombasa, Kenya [2]
400m freestyle 3:59.13 Jason Dunford ? 29 October 2010 ? Mombasa, Kenya [2]
800m freestyle 8:43.08 Steven Kimani Maina Olympian 17 February 2013 Eastern Western Canadian Championships Saskatoon, Canada [30]
1500m freestyle 16:58.01 David Dunford ? 28 January 2006 ? Marlborough, United Kingdom [2]
50m backstroke 25.79 h Jason Dunford  Kenya 7 April 2006 World Championships Shanghai, China [2]
100m backstroke 57.21 h David Dunford  Kenya 5 April 2006 World Championships Shanghai, China [2]
200m backstroke 2:05.60 h Steven Kimani Maina  Kenya 11 December 2016 World Championships Windsor, Canada [31]
50m breaststroke 29.72 Jason Dunford ? 29 October 2010 ? Mombasa, Kenya [2]
100m breaststroke 1:04.51 h Micah Fernandes  Kenya 3 December 2014 World Championships Doha, Qatar [32]
200m breaststroke 2:20.35 h Micah Fernandes  Kenya 5 December 2014 World Championships Doha, Qatar [33]
50m butterfly 22.80 h Jason Dunford  Kenya 17 December 2010 World Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates [2][34]
100m butterfly 50.38 h Jason Dunford  Kenya 15 December 2010 World Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates [2][35]
200m butterfly 2:02.47 h Jason Dunford  Kenya 9 April 2006 World Championships Shanghai, China [2]
100m individual medley 55.55 h Jason Dunford  Kenya 15 December 2012 World Championships Istanbul, Turkey [36]
200m individual medley 2:10.70 Steven Kimani Maina Olympian 17 December 2016 JP Fiset Invitational Edmonton, Canada
400m individual medley 4:53.66 David Dunford ? 26 August 2006 ? Mombasa, Kenya [2]
4×50m
 freestyle relay
1:36.99  Kenya 20 October 2017 CANA Zone III Championships Dar es Salaam, Tanzania [37]
4×100m
 freestyle relay
3:26.45 h
 Kenya 5 April 2006 World Championships Shanghai, China [2]
4×200m
 freestyle relay
8:50.29 Mombasa Aquatic 3 June 2012 ? Mombasa, Kenya [2]
4×50m
 medley relay
1:48.12 Stingray 26 August 2006 ? Nairobi, Kenya [2]
4×100m
 medley relay
3:51.55 h
 Kenya 9 April 2006 World Championships Shanghai, China [2]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by Kenya Swimming Federation;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

Women[edit]

Event Time Name Club Date Meet Location Ref
50m freestyle 25.85 h Sylvia Brunlehner Stadtwerke München 2014 - Essen, Germany
100m freestyle 56.99 Achieng Ajulu-Bushell ? 1 March 2009 ? Plymouth, United Kingdom [2]
200m freestyle 2:02.34 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 20 December 2015 ASA Winter Meet Sheffield, United Kingdom [38]
400m freestyle 4:32.21 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 1 October 2016 Derventio Excel Open Matlock, United Kingdom [39]
800m freestyle 9:50.36 Nasiminyu Khatundi  Kenya 18 October 2017 CANA Zone III Championships Dar es Salaam, Tanzania [40]
1500m freestyle 19:55.53 Emily Muteti Mombasa Aquatics 14 October 2011 ? Mombasa, Kenya [2]
50m backstroke 29.20 h Sylvia Brunlehner  Kenya 9 December 2016 World Championships Windsor, Canada [41]
100m backstroke 1:03.64 h Sylvia Brunlehner SG Stadtwerke München February 2017 - Essen, Germany
200m backstroke 2:19.55 h Talisa Lanoe  Kenya 5 December 2014 World Championships Doha, Qatar [42]
50m breaststroke 32.22 Achieng Ajulu-Bushell Kenya Kenya 9 April 2008 Short Course Worlds Manchester, United Kingdom [2]
100m breaststroke 1:08.78 Achieng Ajulu-Bushell ? 28 February 2009 ? Exeter, United Kingdom [2]
200m breaststroke 2:28.59 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 18 December 2015 ASA Winter Meet Sheffield, United Kingdom [43]
50m butterfly 28.04 h Emily Muteti  Kenya 8 December 2016 World Championships Windsor, Canada [44]
100m butterfly 1:02.31 h Emily Muteti  Kenya 10 December 2016 World Championships Windsor, Canada [45]
200m butterfly 2:22.33 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 19 April 2014 City of Birmingham 21st Open Meet Birmingham, United Kingdom [46]
100m individual medley 1:03.71 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 26 March 2016 City of Birmingham 23rd Open Meet Stechford, United Kingdom [47]
200m individual medley 2:14.81 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 17 December 2015 ASA Winter Meet Sheffield, United Kingdom [48]
400m individual medley 4:44.18 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 20 December 2015 ASA Winter Meet Sheffield, United Kingdom [49]
4×50m
 freestyle relay
1:56.02 -
4×100m
 freestyle relay
4:19.09  Kenya 19 October 2017 CANA Zone III Championships Dar es Salaam, Tanzania [50]
4×200m
 free relay
10:45.81 LCVR 29 September 2001 ? Mombasa, Kenya [2]
4×50m
 medley relay
2:10.60 Hillcrest School 17 October 1976 ? [2]
4×100m
 medley relay
4:48.80 Hillcrest School 12 March 1977 ? Nairobi, Kenya [2]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by Kenya Swimming Federation;
Records not set in finals: h – heat; sf – semifinal; r – relay 1st leg; rh – relay heat 1st leg; b – B final; – en route to final mark; tt – time trial

Mixed relay[edit]

Event Time Name Club Date Meet Location Ref
4×50m freestyle relay 1:40.33 h  Kenya 7 December 2016 World Championships Windsor, Canada [51]
4×50m medley relay 1:51.17 h  Kenya 8 December 2016 World Championships Windsor, Canada [52]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by Kenya Swimming Federation;
Records not set in finals: h – heat

References[edit]

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