Swims Events in History



1995 Event - Angela Kennedy swims world record 100m butterfly

1995 Event - Warnecke swims world record 50m freestyle

1995 Event - Angela Kennedy swims woman's world record 50m butterfly

1995 Event - Jeff Rouse swims world record 50m backstroke (24.37 sec)

1995 Event - Danyon Loader swims world record 400m freestyle (340.46)

1995 Event - Mark Foster swims world record 50m butterfly (23.55 sec)

1995 Event - Sandra Volker swims European record 50m backstroke (27.67 sec)

1995 Event - Sandra Volker swims female European record 50m backstroke: 27.77

1995 Event - Sandra Volker swims female European record 50m backstroke (27.77)

1995 Event - Amy van Dikes swims woman's world record 50 m butterfly (26.73)

1994 Event - Lu Bin swims female 200m medley world record (2:11.57)

1994 Event - Jingyi Le swims female world record 50m freestyle

1994 Event - Chong Hey swims female record 400m medley (4:01.67)/100m backstroke

1994 Event - Franziska van Almsick swims female record 200m freestyle (1:56.78)

1994 Event - Tom Dolan swims world record 400m medley (4:12.30)

1994 Event - Jingyi Le swims world record 100m women's freestyle (54.01 sec)

1994 Event - Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m free style (14:41.66)

1994 Event - Kieren Perkins swims world record 800m free style (7:46.00)

1994 Event - Aleksander Popov swims world record 100m free style (48.21 sec)

1994 Event - Mark Foster swims world record 50m butterfly (23.68 sec)

1994 Event - Yat Weiju swims world record 50m butterfly stroke (26.44)

1994 Event - Zhong Weiju swims world record 25m pool (26.44)

1994 Event - Aleksandr Popov swims world record 100m free style (47.82)

1994 Event - Yat Weiju swims world record 100m butterfly stroke (58.71)

1994 Event - Zhong Weiju swims world record 25m pool record (58.71)

1994 Event - Aleksandr Popov swims world record 100m free style (47.83)

1993 Event - Angela Kennedy swims world record 50 m butterfly stroke (26.93)

1993 Event - Jeff Rouse swims world record 100m backstroke (51.43 sec)

1993 Event - Mark Foster swims world record 50m free style (21.60 sec)

1993 Event - Sandra V"lker swims world record 50m backstroke (28.33 sec)

1993 Event - Jani Sievinen swims world record 200m backstroke (1:55.59)

1993 Event - Franziska van Almsick swims world record 100 m free style (53.33)

1992 Event - Sandra Volker swims world record 50m backstroke (28.57 sec)

1992 Event - Jan Karlsson swims world record 50m butterfly (23.80 sec)

1992 Event - Jani Sievinen swims world record 100m medley (53.78 sec)

1992 Event - Louise Karlsson swims world record 50m freestyle (31.19 sec)

1992 Event - Jeff Rouse swims world record/OR 100m backstroke (53.86 sec)

1992 Event - Kieren John Perkins swims world record/OR 1500m free style (14:43.4)

1992 Event - Tamas Darnyi swims world record/Olympics 200m backstroke (1:59.36)

1992 Event - Yang Wenyi swims world record/OR 50m freestyle (24.79 sec)

1992 Event - Lin Li swims female world record/OR 200m medley (2:11.65)

1992 Event - Evgueni Sadovyi swims world record/OR 400m freestyle (3:45.00)

1992 Event - Nicole Stevenson swims world record 200m backstroke (2:06.78)

1992 Event - Anita Hall swims female world record 200m freestyle (2:25.35)

1992 Event - Jenny Thompson swims 100m freestyle world record (1:01.40)

1992 Event - Nelson Diebel swims 100m freestyle U.S. record (54.48 seconds)

1992 Event - Kieren John Perkins swims world record 800m freestyle (7:46.60)

1992 Event - Jani Sievinen swims world record 400m medley (4:07.10)

1992 Event - Kieren Perkins swims world record 1500m freestyle (14:32.40)

1991 Event - Martin Lopez-Zubero swims world record 200m backstroke (1:56.57)

1991 Event - Krizstina Egerszegi swims world record 200m backstroke (2:06.62)

1991 Event - Krizstina Egerszegi swims world record 100 m backstroke (1:00.31)

1991 Event - Norbert Rosza swims world record 100m breast stroke (1:01.29)

1991 Event - Michael Ray Barrowman swims world record 200m breaststroke (2:10.60)

1991 Event - Martin Zubero swims world record 200m backstroke (1:52.51)

1991 Event - Melvin Stewart swims world record 200 m butterfly (1:55.69)

1991 Event - Tamas Darnyi swims world record 400m medley (4:12.36)

1991 Event - Qian Hong swims female world record 50m butterfly (27.30 sec)

1990 Event - Tom Hunter swims world record 50m freestyle (21.81 sec)

1990 Event - Mark Tewsksbury swims world record 50m backstroke (25.06 sec)

1990 Event - Anders Holmertz swims world record 400 m freestyle (3:40.81)

1989 Event - Dmitri Volkov swims world record 50m freestyle (27.15 sec)

1989 Event - Janet Evans swims female world record 800m freestyle (8:16.22)

1989 Event - Giorgio Lamberti swims world record 200m free style (1:46.69)

1988 Event - Thomas Gregory (11) swims English Canal

1988 Event - Matt Biondi swims world record 100m free style (48.42 sec)

1988 Event - Matt Biondi swims U.S. record 200m freestyle (1:47.72)

1988 Event - Skip Storch swims 246 km of Hudson River from Albany to New York City

1988 Event - Janet Evans swims 1500m freestyle female world record (15:52.10)

1987 Event - Janet Evans swims female world record 400m freestyle (4:03.85)

1987 Event - Silke Horneer swims female world record 100m breaststroke (1:07.91)

1987 Event - Straatsburg: Manuela Stellmach/Astrid Strauss/Anke Mohring/ Heike Friedrich swims female world record 4x200m freestyle (7:55.47)

1987 Event - Lynne Cox swims 4.3 km from U.S. to U.S.S.R. in 39 degrees F (4 degrees C) Bering Sea

1986 Event - Pedro Morales swims world record 100m butterfly (52.84)

1986 Event - Heike Friedrich swims female world record 200m freestyle (1:57.55)

1986 Event - West German team swims world record 4x200 m freestyle (7:05.17)

1985 Event - Michael Gross swims world record 800m freestyle (7:38.75)

1984 Event - Jolande van de Meer swims Dutch record 800 m freestyle (8:39.30)

1982 Event - Petra Schneider swims world record 400m medley (4:36.10)

1982 Event - Petra Schneider swims world record 1500 m freestyle (15:43.31)

1981 Event - Mary Terstegge Meagher swims world record 100m butterfly (57.93)

1981 Event - Robin Leamy of U.S. swims record 7.98 kph for 50 m

1981 Event - Mary Terstegge Meagher swims world record 200m butterfly (2:05.96)

1981 Event - Mary Terstegge Meagher swims female record 100 m butterfly (58.91)

1981 Event - Mary Terstegge Meagher swims female record 200 m butterfly (2:05.65)

1978 Event - Penny Dean swims English Channel in record 7h 40m

1966 Event - Mao Tse Tung swims Yangtse River

1966 Event - Mihir Sen swims Palk Strait between Sri Lanka and India

1961 Event - Antonio Abertondo swims English Channel round trip (44 miles)

1960 Event - Anita Lonsbrough swims world/olympic record 200m (2:49.5)

1958 Event - Nancy Ramey swims world record 100m (1:09.6)

1956 Event - Cockie Gastelaars swims world record 100 m freestyle (1:04.2)

1950 Event - Abdel Rehim swims English Channel (10:50)

1950 Event - Florence Chadwick swims English Canal (13:23)

1940 Event - Adolf Kiefer swims world record 100 yards backstroke (58.8 sec)

1939 Event - Cor Klint swims world record 200 m backstroke (2:38.8)

1938 Event - Rie Van Veen swims world record 200m free style (2:24.6)

1937 Event - Ragnhild Hveger swims world free style record 400m (5:14.2)

1936 Event - Willy den Ouden swims world record 100 m free style (1:04.6)

1935 Event - Willy de Supervise swims runs world record 200 m freestyle (2:25.2)

1934 Event - Willy de Supervise swims world record 400m (5:16.0)

1924 Event - Johnny Weissmuller, swims 100m record (57 2/5 seconds)

1922 Event - Johnny Weissmuller swims 1st 100 m free style under 1 minute

1810 Event - Lord Byron swims Hellespont













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