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 freestyle 21.89 sf David Dunford  Kenya 31 July 2009 World Championships Rome, Italy [1]
100m freestyle 48.73 Jason Dunford  Kenya 9 July 2009 World University Games Belgrade, Serbia [1]
200m freestyle 1:50.30 Jason Dunford  Kenya 13 July 2007 African Games Algiers, Algeria [1]
400m freestyle 4:10.68 Ridhwan Mohamed Plymouth Leander SC 13 March 2022 Plymouth Leander Spring National Qualifier Plymouth, United Kingdom [3]
800m freestyle 8:42.18 Ivan Hart Millfield 2 May 2022 SE SW Region Summer Championships Plymouth, United Kingdom [4]
1500m freestyle 16:45.33 Ivan Hart Millfield 7 April 2022 British Championships Sheffield, United Kingdom [5]
50m backstroke 26.19 Jason Dunford  Kenya 6 September 2011 African Games Maputo, Mozambique [1]
100m backstroke 57.57 Jason Dunford  Kenya 18 July 2007 African Games Algiers, Algeria [1]
200m backstroke 2:06.48 David Dunford  Kenya 13 September 2006 African Championships Dakar, Senegal [1]
50m breaststroke 29.84 Tory Pragassa Poseidon 4 December 2021 KSF National Championship LC 4 Nairobi, Kenya [6]
100m breaststroke 1:06.62 h Micah Jai Fernandes Northern Tigers Swimming 8 April 2014 South African Championships Durban, South Africa [7]
200m breaststroke 2:22.42 Micah Jai Fernandes Northern Tigers Swimming 12 April 2014 South African Championships Durban, South Africa [8]
50m butterfly 23.04 Jason Dunford  Kenya 27 July 2009 World Championships Rome, Italy [1]
100m butterfly 50.78 sf Jason Dunford  Kenya 37 July 2009 World Championships Rome, Italy [1]
200m butterfly 2:02.52 Jason Dunford  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 [9]
400m individual medley 4:53.34 Kamal Shah  Kenya 13 September 1998 Commonwealth Games Bukit Jalil, Malaysia [1]
4×50m
 freestyle relay
1:37.07
Bandari Swim Club 12 April 2019 KSF National Swimming Trials Kasarani, Kenya [citation needed]
4×100m
 freestyle relay
3:29.84
 Kenya 8 September 2011 African Games Maputo, Mozambique [1][10]
4×200m
 freestyle relay
8:01.07
 Kenya 7 September 2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique [1][11]
4×50m
 medley relay
1:52.86
Bandari Swim Club 14 April 2019 KSF National Swimming Trials Nairobi, Kenya [citation needed]
4×100m
 medley relay
3:53.55
 Kenya 10 September 2011 African Games Maputo, Mozambique [1][12]
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 26.14 Maria Brunlehner  Kenya 25 July 2018 African Youth Games Algiers, Algeria [citation needed]
100m freestyle 57.09 Maria Brunlehner SG Stadtwerke München 17 June 2017 German Championships Berlin, Germany [citation needed]
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 9:17.64 Maria Brunlehner SG Stadtwerke München 23 January 2016 Brandenburgischer Adler Pokal Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany
1500m freestyle 19:34.13 Lubaina Islam Ali Mombasa AC 28 August 2021 Kenya National Championships Kasarani, Kenya [15]
50m backstroke 30.05 Sylvia Brunlehner SG Stadtwerke München 21 April 2017 Graz Trophy Graz, Austria [16]
100m backstroke 1:04.84 h Sylvia Brunlehner SG Stadtwerke München 16 June 2017 German Championships Berlin, Germany [citation needed]
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 27.72 Emily Muteti - 15 June 2017 Neo Garden 13th SNSC Singapore, Singapore [citation needed]
100m butterfly 1:01.06 Emily Muteti - 17 June 2017 Neo Garden 13th SNSC Singapore, Singapore [citation needed]
200m butterfly 2:21.74 Emily Muteti - 18 June 2017 Neo Garden 13th SNSC Singapore, Singapore [citation needed]
200m individual medley 2:18.60 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 16 April 2015 British Championships London, United Kingdom [13]
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 [13]
4×50m
 freestyle relay
2:03.64 Nairobi Swim
Association
18 March 1997 - Zambia [1]
4×100m
 freestyle relay
4:16.33
 Kenya 3 December 2008 African Championships Johannesburg, South Africa [1]
4×200m
 freestyle relay
9:47.56
 Kenya 5 September 2011 African Games Maputo, Mozambique [1][21]
4×50m
 medley relay
2:12.12
  • Imara Bella Thorpe
  • Samantha Hawala
  • Nasiminyu Khatundi
  • Victoria Okumu
 Kenya 29 November 2019 CANA Zone III Championships Nairobi, Kenya [22]
4×100m
 medley relay
4:34.66 h
 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
4×50m freestyle relay 1:52.18 Gems Water Warriors 16 February 2019 Kenyan Nationals Nairobi, Kenya [citation needed]
4×100m freestyle relay 3:43.33
  •  (52.75)
    Ridhwan Mohamed
  •  (53.30)
    Monyo Maina
  •  (57.70)
    Emily Muteti
  •  (59.58)
    Imara-Bella Thorpe
 Kenya 29 July 2022 Commonwealth Games Birmingham, United Kingdom [23]
4×200m freestyle relay 11:55.79
  • Nick Waziri
  • Kyle Ongera
  • Eowyn Luchters
  • Manna Kumon
Breaburn Swimming Club 14 November 2021 NCAA Invitational Championships Nairobi, Kenya [citation needed]
4×50m medley relay 2:08.56
  • Alisha Varia
  • Nobby Nelson
  • Ridhwan Abubakar
  • Juhania Ali
Bandari Swim Club 11 April 2019 KSF National Swimming Trials Nairobi, Kenya [citation needed]
4×100m medley relay 4:08.84 h
 Kenya 26 July 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary [24]
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 21.78 Jason Dunford  Kenya 8 October 2011 World Cup Dubai, United Arab Emirates
100m freestyle 47.23 sf David Dunford  Kenya 18 December 2010 World Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates [2][25]
200m freestyle 1:51.79 h Ridhwan Mohamed  Kenya 17 December 2021 World Championships Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates [26]
400m freestyle 3:59.13 Jason Dunford - 29 October 2010 - Mombasa, Kenya [2]
800m freestyle 8:35.17 Ivan Hart Millfield 22 May 2021 Level X Swim Street, United Kingdom [27]
1500m freestyle 16:17.05 Ivan Hart Millfield 4 December 2021 Swim England National Winter Championships Sheffield, United Kingdom [28]
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 2:04.98 Hamdan Iqbal Bayusuf - 8 December 2013 ASA SWR Championships Millfield, United Kingdom [citation needed]
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 [29]
200m breaststroke 2:18.97 Micah Fernandes Tuks Aquatics Club 7 August 2014 South African Championships Durban, South Africa [citation needed]
50m butterfly 22.80 h Jason Dunford  Kenya 17 December 2010 World Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates [2][30]
100m butterfly 50.38 h Jason Dunford  Kenya 15 December 2010 World Championships Dubai, United Arab Emirates [2][31]
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 [32]
200m individual medley 2:10.70 Steven Kimani Maina Olympian 17 December 2016 JP Fiset Invitational Edmonton, Canada
400m individual medley 4:45.99 Harunani Maahir Mombasa AC 6 October 2019 CASA Level 2 Championship Mombasa, Kenya [citation needed]
4×50m
 freestyle relay
1:36.99  Kenya 20 October 2017 CANA Zone III Championships Dar es Salaam, Tanzania [33]
4×100m
 freestyle relay
3:26.45 h
 Kenya 5 April 2006 World Championships Shanghai, China [2]
4×200m
 freestyle relay
8:21.86
  • Omar Talib
  • Muhammad Khandwalla
  • Nobby Nelson
  • Mohamed Suleiman
Bandari SC 16 October 2016 Casa Age Group 10 years & over Mombasa, Kenya [citation needed]
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 Deutscher Mannschaftswettbewerb Schwimmen (DMS) Essen, Germany
100m freestyle 56.99 Achieng Ajulu-Bushell - 1 March 2009 Devon County Champs Exeter, United Kingdom [2]
200m freestyle 2:02.34 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 20 December 2015 ASA Winter Meet Sheffield, United Kingdom [13]
400m freestyle 4:23.56 Rebecca Kamau NASA Wildcat Aquatics - Burns Open Meet Sheffield, United Kingdom [citation needed]
800m freestyle 9:14.91 Emily Muteti Mombasa AC 16 October 2016 CASA Age Group 10 years & over Mombasa, Kenya
1500m freestyle 17:56.82 Emily Muteti Mombasa AC 30 October 2016 Kenya Age Group And Open Championships Mombasa, Kenya
50m backstroke 29.20 h Sylvia Brunlehner  Kenya 9 December 2016 World Championships Windsor, Canada [34]
100m backstroke 1:03.64 h Sylvia Brunlehner SG Stadtwerke München 4 February 2017 Deutscher Mannschaftswettbewerb Schwimmen (DMS) Essen, Germany
200m backstroke 2:19.55 h Talisa Lanoe  Kenya 5 December 2014 World Championships Doha, Qatar [35]
50m breaststroke 30.11 Achieng Ajulu-Bushell  Kenya 6 August 2009 British Grand Prix Leeds, United Kingdom
100m breaststroke 1:06.14 Achieng Ajulu-Bushell  Kenya 8 August 2009 British Grand Prix Leeds, United Kingdom
200m breaststroke 2:26.72 Rebecca Kamau NASA Wildcat Aquatics 27 July 2016 British Summer Championship Sheffield, United Kingdom
50m butterfly 28.04 h Emily Muteti  Kenya 8 December 2016 World Championships Windsor, Canada [36]
100m butterfly 1:02.31 h Emily Muteti  Kenya 10 December 2016 World Championships Windsor, Canada [37]
200m butterfly 2:19.67 Emily Muteti Mombasa Aquatics 29 May 2016 CASA Interclubs Invitational 2 Mombasa, Kenya [citation needed]
100m individual medley 1:01.83 Achieng Ajulu-Bushell Plymouth Lea 13 February 2010 Devon County Champs Tiverton, United Kingdom [citation needed]
200m individual medley 2:14.81 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 17 December 2015 ASA Winter Meet Sheffield, United Kingdom [13]
400m individual medley 4:44.18 Rebecca Kamau City of Birmingham 20 December 2015 ASA Winter Meet Sheffield, United Kingdom [13]
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 [33]
4×200m
 free relay
10:16.88
Mombasa Aquatics 29 May 2016 CASA Interclubs Invitational 2 Mombasa, Kenya [citation needed]
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; 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
4×50m freestyle relay 1:40.33 h  Kenya 7 December 2016 World Championships Windsor, Canada [38]
4×100m freestyle relay 4:54.19
  • Thomas Bifwoli
  • Reese Gore
  • Jarred Williams
  • Victoria Okumu
Hillcrest 27 February 2022 NCAA Level 3 Championships Nairobi, Kenya [citation needed]
4×50m medley relay 1:51.17 h  Kenya 8 December 2016 World Championships Windsor, Canada [39]
4×100m medley relay 5:04.38
  • Thomas Bifwoli
  • Aaliyah Webber
  • Reese Gore
  • Lyndon Darker
Hillcrest 26 February 2022 NCAA Level 3 Championships Nairobi, Kenya [citation needed]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by Kenya Swimming Federation;
Records not set in finals: h – heat

References[edit]

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