World record progression 50 metres breaststroke

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Graphic data for World Record Progression in Men and Women Swimming 50m-100m-200m Long and Short Course Butterfly-Backstroke-Breaststroke-Freestyle

World records in the 50-metre breaststroke competitive swimming event are recorded for men and women in 50-metre pools (long course) and 25-metre pools (short course).

Men[edit]

Long course[edit]

# Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
WBT 27.61 Alexander Dzhaburiya  Ukraine 27 April 1996 Ukraine Olympic Trials Kharkiv, Ukraine
1 27.49 Anthony Robinson  United States 29 March 2001 USA Nationals & World Championship Trials Austin, United States
2 27.39 tt Ed Moses  United States 31 March 2001 USA Nationals & World Championship Trials Austin, United States
3 27.18 Oleg Lisogor  Ukraine 2 August 2002 European Championships Berlin, Germany [1]
4 27.06 sf Cameron van der Burgh  South Africa 18 April 2009 South African Championships Durban, South Africa [2]
5 26.89 sf Felipe França  Brazil 8 May 2009 Brazil Championships (Maria Lenk) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [3]
6 26.74 sf Cameron van der Burgh  South Africa 28 July 2009 World Aquatics Championships Rome, Italy
7 26.67 Cameron van der Burgh  South Africa 29 July 2009 World Aquatics Championships Rome, Italy
8 26.62 sf[a] Adam Peaty  Great Britain 18 August 2014 European Championships Berlin, Germany [4]
8= 26.62 h Cameron van der Burgh  South Africa 4 August 2015 World Championships Kazan, Russia [5]
9 26.42 sf Adam Peaty  Great Britain 4 August 2015 World Championships Kazan, Russia [6]
10 26.10 h Adam Peaty  Great Britain 25 July 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary [7]
11 25.95 sf Adam Peaty  Great Britain 25 July 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary [8]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by FINA;
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

Short course[edit]

# Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
WBT 27.29 Dmitri Volkov  Russia 16 Mar 1991 World Cup Bonn, Germany
1 27.00 Mark Warnecke  Germany 18 Feb 1995 World Cup Gelsenkirchen, Germany
2 26.97 Mark Warnecke  Germany 8 Feb 1997 World Cup Paris, France
2= 26.97 Mark Warnecke  Germany 21 Jan 1998 World Cup Sydney, Australia
2= 26.97 Mark Warnecke  Germany 28 Mar 1998 World Cup Paris, France
3 26.70 Mark Warnecke  Germany 11 Dec 1998 European Championships Sheffield, United Kingdom [9]
4 26.28 Ed Moses  United States 22 Jan 2002 World Cup Stockholm, Sweden [10]
5 26.20 Oleg Lisogor  Ukraine 26 Jan 2002 World Cup Berlin, Germany [11]
6 26.17 Oleg Lisogor  Ukraine 21 Jan 2006 World Cup Berlin, Germany [12]
7 26.08 Cameron van der Burgh  South Africa 8 Nov 2008 World Cup Moscow, Russia [13]
8 25.94 Cameron van der Burgh  South Africa 11 Nov 2008 World Cup Stockholm, Sweden [14]
9 25.43 Cameron van der Burgh  South Africa 8 Aug 2009 South African Championships Pietermaritzburg, South Africa [15]
10 25.25 Cameron van der Burgh  South Africa 14 Nov 2009 World Cup Berlin, Germany [16]
10= 25.25 Ilya Shymanovich  Belarus 7 Nov 2021 European Championships Kazan, Russia [17]
11 24.95 Emre Sakçı  Turkey 27 December 2021 Turkish Championships Gaziantep, Turkey [18]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by FINA;
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]

Long course[edit]

# Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
WBT 30.95 Penelope Heyns  South Africa 1 Aug 1998 Goodwill Games New York, NY, United States
1 30.83 tt Penelope Heyns  South Africa 29 Aug 1999 Pan Pacific Championships Sydney, Australia
2 30.57 sf Zoë Baker  Great Britain 30 Jul 2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom
3 30.45 Jade Edmistone  Australia 31 Jul 2005 World Championships Montreal, Canada
4 30.31 h Jade Edmistone  Australia 30 Jan 2006 AUS Nationals & Commonwealth Games Trials Melbourne, Australia [19]
5 30.23 Amanda Reason  Canada 8 Jul 2009 CAN World Championship Trials Montreal, Canada [20]
6 30.09 Yuliya Yefimova  Russia 2 Aug 2009 World Championships Rome, Italy [21]
7 29.95 tt Jessica Hardy  United States 6 Aug 2009 US Open Time Trials Federal Way, United States [22]
8 29.80 Jessica Hardy  United States 7 Aug 2009 US Open Time Trials Federal Way, United States [23]
9 29.78 h Yuliya Yefimova  Russia 3 Aug 2013 World Championships Barcelona, Spain [24]
10 29.48 sf Rūta Meilutytė  Lithuania 3 Aug 2013 World Championships Barcelona, Spain [24]
11 29.40 Lilly King  United States 30 Jul 2017 World Championships Budapest, Hungary [25]
12 29.30 sf, = Benedetta Pilato  Italy 22 May 2021 European Championships Budapest, Hungary [26][27]
13 29.30 sf, = Rūta Meilutytė  Lithuania 29 July 2023 World Championships Fukuoka, Japan [28][29]
14 29.16 Rūta Meilutytė  Lithuania 30 July 2023 World Championships Fukuoka, Japan [30][31]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by FINA;
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

Short course[edit]

# Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
1 31.22 Peggy Hartung  Germany 1 Feb 1992 World Cup Paris, France
1 31.11 Han Xue  China 7 Jan 1996 World Cup Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2 30.98 Han Xue  China 11 Jan 1996 World Cup Beijing, China
3 30.88 Han Xue  China 29 Jan 1997 World Cup Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 30.77 Han Xue  China 2 Feb 1997 World Cup Gelsenkirchen, Germany
5 30.60 tt Penelope Heyns  South Africa 26 Sep 1999 South African Championships Durban, South Africa [32]
6= 30.56 Li Wei  China 3 Dec 2001 World Cup Shanghai, China [33]
6= 30.56 Luo Xuejuan  China 3 Dec 2001 World Cup Shanghai, China [33]
6= 30.56 Emma Igelström  Sweden 13 Dec 2001 European Championships Antwerp, Belgium
7 30.53 Zoë Baker  Great Britain 4 Jan 2002 South African Championships Durban, South Africa
8 30.51 Zoë Baker  Great Britain 15 Jan 2002 World Cup Imperia, Italy
9 30.47 Luo Xuejuan  China 17 Jan 2002 World Cup Paris, France [34]
10 30.43 Emma Igelström  Sweden 23 Jan 2002 World Cup Stockholm, Sweden [35]
11 30.31 Zoë Baker  Great Britain 27 Jan 2002 World Cup Berlin, Germany
12 30.24 Emma Igelström  Sweden 14 Mar 2002 Swedish Championships Gothenburg, Sweden [36]
13 29.96 Emma Igelström  Sweden 2 Apr 2002 World Championships Moscow, Russia [37]
14 29.90 Jade Edmistone  Australia 26 Sep 2004 Australian Championships Brisbane, Australia [38]
15 29.58 Jessica Hardy  United States 10 Apr 2008 World Championships Manchester, United Kingdom [39]
16 29.45 Jessica Hardy  United States 17 Oct 2009 World Cup Durban, South Africa
17 29.36 Jessica Hardy  United States 7 Nov 2009 World Cup Moscow, Russia
18 28.96 h Jessica Hardy  United States 11 Nov 2009 World Cup Stockholm, Sweden [40]
19 28.80 Jessica Hardy  United States 14 Nov 2009 World Cup Berlin, Germany [41]
28.71 (invalidated)[42][43] Yulia Yefimova  Russia 10 Nov 2013 World Cup Tokyo, Japan [44]
20 28.64 Alia Atkinson  Jamaica 26 Oct 2016 World Cup Tokyo, Japan [45]
21 28.56 Alia Atkinson  Jamaica 6 Oct 2018 World Cup Budapest, Hungary [46]
22 28.37 sf Rūta Meilutytė  Lithuania 17 Dec 2022 World Championships Melbourne, Australia [47]
Legend: # – Record awaiting ratification by FINA;
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

All-time top 25[edit]

Men long course[edit]

  • Correct as of February 2024[48]
Pos Time Swimmer Date Venue Ref
1 25.95  Adam Peaty (GBR) 25 July 2017 Budapest
2 26.20  Qin Haiyang (CHN) 25 July 2023 Fukuoka [49]
3 26.28  Ilya Shymanovich (BLR) 6 April 2023 Brest [50]
4 26.32  Samuel Williamson (AUS) 14 February 2024 Doha [51]
5 26.33  Felipe Lima (BRA) 9 June 2019 Monaco
 Nicolò Martinenghi (ITA) 16 August 2022 Rome [52]
7 26.42  João Gomes Júnior (BRA) 21 April 2019 Rio de Janeiro
8 26.45  Nic Fink (USA) 21 June 2022 Budapest [53]
9 26.52  Michael Andrew (USA) 28 April 2022 Greensboro [54]
10 26.54  Cameron van der Burgh (RSA) 25 July 2017 Budapest
11 26.61  Sun Jiajun (CHN) 6 May 2023 Hangzhou [55]
12 26.66  Andrey Nikolaev (RUS) 29 April 2022 Kazan [56]
13 26.70  Damir Dugonjič (SLO) 4 August 2015 Kazan
 Fabio Scozzoli (ITA) 23 July 2019 Gwangju
15 26.72  Kirill Prigoda (RUS) 24 July 2019 Gwangju
16 26.74  Christian Sprenger (AUS) 1 April 2014 Brisbane
17 26.75  Felipe França Silva (BRA) 21 April 2019 Rio de Janeiro
18 26.76  Kevin Cordes (USA) 4 August 2015 Kazan
 Simone Cerasuolo (ITA) 24 June 2023 Rome [57]
20 26.78  Kirill Strelnikov (RUS) 5 April 2021 Kazan
21 26.79  Melvin Imoudu (GER) 9 July 2023 Berlin [58]
9 July 2023 Berlin [59]
 Peter Stevens (SLO) 13 February 2024 Doha [60]
23 26.80  Arno Kamminga (NED) 9 April 2021 Eindhoven
 Lucas Matzerath (GER) 14 February 2024 Doha [61]
25 26.82  Michael Houlie (RSA) 4 July 2019 Naples
 Jan Kozakiewicz (POL) 21 May 2021 Budapest

Notes[edit]

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 26.82:

  • Adam Peaty also swam 25.99 (2017), 26.06 (2019), 26.09 (2018), 26.10 (2017), 26.11 (2019), 26.21 (2021), 26.23 (2018), 26.28 (2019), 26.34 (2021), 26.38 (2021), 26.41 (2018), 26.42 (2015), 26.48 (2017), 26.49 (2018, 2019), 26.50 (2017, 2018), 26.51 (2015), 26.53 (2019), 26.55 (2019), 26.60 (2017, 2019), 26.61 (2016, 2017, 2019), 26.62 (2014, 2017, 2018), 26.63 (2019, 2019, 2021), 26.64 (2019, 2021), 26.65 (2021), 26.66 (2016, 2016), 26.68 (2015, 2016), 26.69 (2016, 2021), 26.70 (2019), 26.71 (2016, 2019), 26.72 (2021), 26.73 (2018, 2021), 26.74 (2018, 2018, 2019), 26.75 (2018, 2021), 26.76 (2022), 26.77 (2024), 26.78 (2014, 2019), 26.81 (2021).
  • Qin Haiyang also swam 26.25 (2023, 2023), 26.29 (2023, 2023), 26.30 (2023, 2023), 26.34 (2023), 26.52 (2023), 26.57 (2023), 26.62 (2023), 26.63 (2023), 26.69 (2023), 26.72 (2023), 26.77 (2023).
  • Ilya Shymanovich also swam 26.45 (2022), 26.46 (2021), 26.47 (2021, 2022), 26.55 (2019, 2021), 26.57 (2019), 26.65 (2023), 26.66 (2024), 26.70 (2020, 2022), 26.72 (2021), 26.77 (2019), 26.78 (2019).
  • Nicolò Martinenghi also swam 26.39 (2021, 2024), 26.47 (2021), 26.48 (2022), 26.49 (2021, 2022), 26.54 (2021), 26.56 (2020, 2022), 26.59 (2021), 26.64 (2022, 2023), 26.65 (2024), 26.68 (2021, 2021, 2022), 26.71 (2022), 26.74 (2023), 26.75 (2024), 26.76 (2023), 26.81 (2022).
  • Samuel Williamson also swam 26.41 (2024), 26.51 (2023), 26.69 (2024), 26.76 (2023), 26.77 (2023), 26.82 (2023).
  • Felipe Lima also swam 26.48 (2019), 26.60 (2019), 26.61 (2019), 26.62 (2019), 26.66 (2019), 26.68 (2017, 2019), 26.72 (2019), 26.73 (2019), 26.75 (2019), 26.78 (2019), 26.79 (2019).
  • Nic Fink also swam 26.49 (2024), 26.55 (2022), 26.59 (2023), 26.66 (2024), 26.74 (2022, 2023), 26.77 (2024).
  • João Gomes Júnior also swam 26.52 (2017), 26.60 (2019), 26.62 (2022), 26.64 (2019, 2019), 26.66 (2022), 26.67 (2017), 26.68 (2019), 26.69 (2019), 26.70 (2019), 26.73 (2019), 26.75 (2022), 26.80 (2017, 2019), 26.81 (2023).
  • Cameron van der Burgh also swam 26.58 (2018), 26.60 (2017), 26.62 (2015), 26.66 (2015), 26.67 (2009), 26.74 (2009, 2015, 2015, 2017), 26.76 (2014), 26.77 (2013, 2015), 26.78 (2013), 26.79 (2015), 26.80 (2014), 26.81 (2013).
  • Michael Andrew also swam 26.71 (2022), 26.72 (2022), 26.73 (2022), 26.78 (2022).
  • Sun Jiajun also swam 26.72 (2023), 26.76 (2023), 26.78 (2023), 26.79 (2023), 26.80 (2023).
  • Fabio Scozzoli also swam 26.73 (2018), 26.79 (2018), 26.80 (2018), 26.82 (2019).
  • Felipe França Silva also swam 26.76 (2009).
  • Andrey Nikolaev also swam 26.77 (2022).
  • Christian Sprenger also swam 26.78 (2013).
  • Kevin Cordes also swam 26.80 (2017).
  • Simone Cerasuolo also swam 26.81 (2023).

Men short course[edit]

  • Correct as of December 2023[62]
Pos Time Swimmer Date Venue Ref
1 24.95  Emre Sakçı (TUR) 27 December 2021 Gaziantep [63]
2 25.25  Cameron van der Burgh (RSA) 14 November 2009 Berlin
 Ilya Shymanovich (BLR) 7 November 2021 Kazan [17]
4 25.37  Nicolò Martinenghi (ITA) 6 November 2021 Kazan [64]
5 25.38  Nic Fink (USA) 18 December 2022 Melbourne [65]
6 25.41  Adam Peaty (GBR) 22 November 2020 Budapest [66]
7 25.45  Roland Schoeman (RSA) 14 November 2009 Berlin
8 25.49  Kirill Prigoda (RUS) 22 November 2020 Budapest [67]
9 25.51  Vladimir Morozov (RUS) 4 December 2019 Glasgow [68]
10 25.62  Fabio Scozzoli (ITA) 13 December 2017 Copenhagen
23 November 2019 London
11 25.63  Felipe França Silva (BRA) 7 December 2014 Doha
12 25.66  Simone Cerasuolo (ITA) 17 December 2022 Melbourne [69]
13 25.80  Felipe Lima (BRA) 16 December 2018 Hangzhou
 João Gomes Júnior (BRA) 21 December 2021 Abu Dhabi [70]
 Yan Zibei (CHN) 17 December 2022 Melbourne [71]
16 25.81  Qin Haiyang (CHN) 17 December 2022 Melbourne [72]
 Michael Andrew (USA) 17 December 2022 Melbourne [73]
18 25.84  Arno Kamminga (NED) 4 December 2019 Glasgow
19 25.85  Peter Stevens (SLO) 11 December 2016 Windsor
20 25.87  Fabian Schwingenschlögl (GER) 15 December 2018 Hangzhou
21 25.90  Oleg Kostin (RUS) 12 November 2018 Kazan
 Kirill Strelnikov (RUS) 21 November 2021 Kazan [74]
23 25.91  Yasuhiro Koseki (JPN) 17 October 2021 Tokyo [75]
24 25.99  Ian Finnerty (USA) 16 November 2019 College Park
25 26.01  Caeleb Dressel (USA) 22 November 2020 Budapest [76]

Notes[edit]

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 25.85:

  • Emre Sakçı also swam 25.29 (2020), 25.38 (2021), 25.39 (2021), 25.43 (2020), 25.50 (2020), 25.54 (2020), 25.57 (2020), 25.83 (2023), 25.90 (2023).
  • Ilya Shymanovich also swam 25.39 (2020), 25.41 (2020, 2021), 25.43 (2021), 25.47 (2021), 25.48 (2020), 25.53 (2021), 25.55 (2020, 2021), 25.56 (2021), 25.57 (2020), 25.59 (2020), 25.60 (2021), 25.64 (2020, 2021), 25.68 (2020), 25.72 (2020).
  • Cameron van der Burgh also swam 25.41 (2018), 25.43 (2009), 25.49 (2017), 25.58 (2009), 25.63 (2009, 2017), 25.64 (2016), 25.68 (2013), 25.70 (2017).
  • Adam Peaty also swam 25.48 (2020), 25.50 (2020), 25.70 (2017, 2020), 25.85 (2022).
  • Nic Fink also swam 25.53 (2021), 25.64 (2022), 25.68 (2021), 25.72 (2021).
  • Nicolò Martinenghi also swam 25.42 (2022), 25.54 (2021), 25.55 (2021), 25.60 (2022), 25.66 (2023), 25.71 (2022), 25.72 (2023).
  • Roland Schoeman also swam 25.58 (2009), 25.65 (2013), 25.68 (2013).
  • Kirill Prigoda also swam 25.68 (2017), 25.72 (2017).
  • Simone Cerasuolo also swam 25.68 (2022), 25.78 (2022), 25.83 (2023), 25.85 (2021), 25.94 (2023).
  • Felipe França Silva also swam 25.70 (2009), 25.71 (2014).
  • Fabio Scozzoli also swam 25.72 (2013).
  • Qin Haiyang also swam 25.82 (2022).

Women long course[edit]

  • Correct as of February 2024[77]
Pos Time Swimmer Date Venue Ref
1 29.16  Rūta Meilutytė (LTU) 30 July 2023 Fukuoka [78]
2 29.30  Benedetta Pilato (ITA) 22 May 2021 Budapest [79]
3 29.40  Lilly King (USA) 30 July 2017 Budapest
4 29.51  Tang Qianting (CHN) 18 February 2024 Doha [80]
5 29.52  Yuliya Yefimova (RUS) 4 August 2013 Barcelona
6 29.71  Molly Hannis (USA) 13 January 2018 Austin
7 29.72  Lara van Niekerk (RSA) 6 April 2022 Port Elizabeth [81]
8 29.80  Jessica Hardy (USA) 7 August 2009 Federal Way
4 August 2013 Barcelona
9 29.81  Lydia Jacoby (USA) 29 June 2023 Indianapolis [82]
10 29.86  Arianna Castiglioni (ITA) 28 May 2022 Naples [83]
11 29.95  Breeja Larson (USA) 4 August 2013 Barcelona
12 29.99  Katie Meili (USA) 30 July 2017 Budapest
13 30.02  Imogen Clark (GBR) 30 July 2022 Birmingham [84]
 Anita Bottazzo (ITA) 29 July 2023 Fukuoka [85]
15 30.05  Jennie Johansson (SWE) 9 August 2015 Kazan
 Chelsea Hodges (AUS) 30 July 2022 Birmingham [86]
17 30.08  Eneli Jefimova (EST) 24 June 2022 Budapest [87]
18 30.10  Anna Elendt (GER) 26 May 2022 Barcelona [88]
 Satomi Suzuki (JPN) 8 October 2023 Shizuoka [89]
20 30.11  Rebecca Soni (USA) 2 August 2009 Rome
 Alia Atkinson (JAM) 9 August 2015 Kazan
22 30.16  Sarah Katsoulis (AUS) 2 August 2009 Rome
23 30.17  Valentina Artemyeva (RUS) 25 April 2009 Moscow
24 30.19  Ida Hulkko (FIN) 23 May 2021 Budapest [90]
25 30.21  Tatjana Schoenmaker (RSA) 25 July 2021 Tokyo

Notes[edit]

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 30.21:

  • Rūta Meilutytė also swam 29.30 (2023), 29.40 (2024), 29.42 (2024), 29.44 (2022), 29.48 (2013), 29.56 (2023), 29.59 (2013, 2022), 29.70 (2022), 29.74 (2015), 29.79 (2023), 29.86 (2013), 29.88 (2014, 2015), 29.89 (2014), 29.92 (2014), 29.96 (2013), 29.97 (2013, 2022), 29.98 (2015, 2016), 30.02 (2023), 30.04 (2013), 30.05 (2024), 30.07 (2013), 30.10 (2013), 30.11 (2013), 30.12 (2022), 30.13 (2016), 30.14 (2014, 2015), 30.17 (2016), 30.18 (2017), 30.19 (2013), 30.20 (2017).
  • Benedetta Pilato also swam 29.35 (2021), 29.50 (2021), 29.58 (2022), 29.60 (2023), 29.61 (2020), 29.62 (2021), 29.69 (2021), 29.71 (2022), 29.75 (2021), 29.80 (2022), 29.83 (2022), 29.84 (2023), 29.85 (2020, 2022), 29.89 (2024), 29.91 (2021, 2024), 29.93 (2022), 29.98 (2019, 2021), 30.00 (2019), 30.01 (2024), 30.04 (2023, 2023), 30.08 (2019, 2023), 30.09 (2023), 30.13 (2019, 2021), 30.16 (2019), 30.17 (2019).
  • Yuliya Yefimova also swam 29.57 (2017), 29.66 (2018), 29.73 (2017), 29.78 (2013), 29.81 (2018), 29.84 (2018), 29.88 (2013, 2017), 29.93 (2018, 2019), 29.95 (2017), 29.99 (2017, 2017), 30.04 (2017, 2019), 30.09 (2009), 30.12 (2013, 2019), 30.13 (2015), 30.14 (2015), 30.15 (2012, 2019), 30.17 (2018, 2019), 30.20 (2018).
  • Lilly King also swam 29.60 (2017), 29.62 (2018), 29.63 (2019), 29.66 (2017), 29.72 (2023), 29.76 (2017, 2022), 29.77 (2023), 29.80 (2017), 29.82 (2018), 29.84 (2019, 2019), 29.90 (2017), 29.94 (2023), 29.96 (2017), 30.03 (2019), 30.05 (2023), 30.09 (2023), 30.16 (2018), 30.18 (2019).
  • Lara van Niekerk also swam 29.73 (2022), 29.75 (2023), 29.77 (2022), 29.78 (2023), 29.80 (2022), 29.82 (2022), 29.88 (2021), 29.89 (2023), 29.90 (2022), 29.91 (2023), 29.99 (2022), 30.08 (2022), 30.09 (2023), 30.21 (2023).
  • Molly Hannis also swam 29.73 (2018), 29.97 (2018), 30.07 (2018), 30.19 (2017), 30.21 (2018).
  • Tang Qianting also swam 29.80 (2024), 29.92 (2023), 29.93 (2024), 29.96 (2023), 30.08 (2023), 30.10 (2022), 30.12 (2023), 30.21 (2022).
  • Jessica Hardy also swam 29.90 (2013), 29.95 (2009), 29.99 (2013), 30.03 (2010), 30.12 (2014), 30.17 (2011), 30.19 (2011), 30.20 (2011, 2015), 30.21 (2014).
  • Arianna Castiglioni also swam 29.91 (2022), 30.05 (2022), 30.06 (2021), 30.15 (2021).
  • Imogen Clark also swam 30.04 (2018), 30.05 (2023), 30.10 (2022), 30.18 (2022), 30.21 (2017, 2023).
  • Lydia Jacoby also swam 30.08 (2023), 30.20 (2022).
  • Katie Meili also swam 30.11 (2017), 30.12 (2017).
  • Anita Bottazzo also swam 30.11 (2023).
  • Anna Elendt also swam 30.12 (2022).
  • Satomi Suzuki also swam 30.14 (2023).
  • Chelsea Hodges also swam 30.15 (2022), 30.17 (2022), 30.20 (2021).
  • Alia Atkinson also swam 30.17 (2014), 30.19 (2018).
  • Eneli Jefimova also swam 30.19 (2023).
  • Breeja Larson also swam 30.20 (2013).

Women short course[edit]

  • Correct as of December 2023[91]
Pos Time Swimmer Date Venue Ref
1 28.37  Rūta Meilutytė (LTU) 17 December 2022 Melbourne [92][93]
2 28.56  Alia Atkinson (JAM) 6 October 2018 Budapest
3 28.77  Lilly King (USA) 21 November 2020 Budapest
4 28.80  Jessica Hardy (USA) 14 November 2009 Berlin
5 28.81  Benedetta Pilato (ITA) 21 November 2020 Budapest
6 29.04  Molly Hannis (USA) 16 October 2020 Budapest
7 29.08  Yulia Yefimova (RUS) 31 August 2016 Berlin
8 29.09  Arianna Castiglioni (ITA) 25 September 2021 Naples
 Lara van Niekerk (RSA) 18 December 2022 Melbourne [94]
10 29.10  Eneli Jefimova (EST) 9 December 2023 Otopeni [95]
11 29.17  Imogen Clark (GBR) 16 December 2023 Sheffield [96]
12 29.19  Tang Qianting (CHN) 29 October 2022 Beijing [97]
13 29.30  Anna Elendt (GER) 18 December 2022 Melbourne [98]
14 29.31  Jasmine Nocentini (ITA) 9 December 2023 Otopeni [99]
15 29.33  Ida Hulkko (FIN) 5 November 2020 Budapest
16 29.34  Anastasia Gorbenko (ISR) 17 December 2021 Abu Dhabi [100]
 Nika Godun (RUS) 17 November 2021 Kazan
18 29.37  Katie Meili (USA) 31 August 2016 Berlin
19 29.40  Dominika Sztandera (POL) 27 October 2023 Wrocław [101]
20 29.49  Alina Zmushka (BLR) 21 November 2022 Kazan [102]
21 29.50  Sarah Katsoulis (AUS) 22 November 2009 Singapore
22 29.51  Martina Carraro (ITA) 18 October 2020 Budapest
23 29.53  Sophie Hansson (SWE) 18 November 2023 Sheffield [103]
24 29.54  Jenna Laukkanen (FIN) 13 December 2017 Copenhagen
 Tatiana Belonogoff (RUS) 19 November 2022 Sheffield [104]
 Evgeniia Chikunova (RUS) 21 November 2023 Saint Petersburg [105]

Notes[edit]

Below is a list of other times equal or superior to 29.54:

  • Rūta Meilutytė also swam 28.50 (2022), 28.60 (2022), 28.70 (2022), 28.81 (2014), 28.84 (2014), 28.89 (2013), 29.10 (2022).
  • Alia Atkinson also swam 28.64 (2016), 28.84 (2017), 28.88 (2020), 28.91 (2014, 2016).
  • Benedetta Pilato also swam 28.86 (2020, 2023), 28.98 (2023), 29.21 (2023), 29.42 (2022), 29.48 (2022).
  • Lilly King also swam 28.86 (2020, 2022), 28.90 (2019, 2020), 29.11 (2022), 29.16 (2022), 29.53 (2022).
  • Eneli Jefimova also swam 29.12 (2023), 29.46 (2023), 29.48 (2023).
  • Tang Qianting also swam 29.22 (2022), 29.28 (2022), 29.38 (2022), 29.42 (2022).
  • Lara van Niekerk also swam 29.27 (2022), 29.45 (2022).
  • Imogen Clark also swam 29.30 (2022), 29.34 (2023), 29.41 (2023), 29.47 (2022), 29.51 (2022).
  • Jasmine Nocentini also swam 29.41 (2023).
  • Nika Godun also swam 29.42 (2021).
  • Anna Elendt also swam 29.52 (2022).

Annulled[edit]

  • Yulia Yefimovas World Record performance of 28.71 (Tokyo 2013[106]) was annulled due to doping offenses

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ unratified due to no epo control

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