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American Long Course Swimming Records

(Through Aug. 11, 2006)

MEN      
Distance Record Holder Date
Freestyle
50 m 0:21.76 Gary Hall, Jr. Aug. 15, 2000
100 m 0:48.17 Jason Lezak July 10, 2004
200 m 1:45.32 Michael Phelps Aug. 16, 2004
400 m 3:44.11 Klete Keller Aug. 14, 2004
800 m 7:45.63 Larsen Jensen July 27, 2005
1,500 m 14:45.29 Larsen Jensen Aug. 21, 2004
Backstroke
50 m 0:24.99 Lenny Krayzelburg Aug. 28, 1999
100 m 0:53.17 Aaron Peirsol April 2, 2005
200 m 1:54.66 Aaron Peirsol July 29, 2005
Breaststroke
50 m 0:27.39 Ed Moses March 31, 2001
100 m 0:59.13 Brendan Hansen Aug. 1, 2006
200 m 2:08.74 Brendan Hansen Aug. 5, 2006
Butterfly
50 m 0:23.21 Ian Crocker July 25, 2005
100 m 0:50.40 Ian Crocker July 30, 2005
200 m 1:53.93 Michael Phelps July 22, 2003
Individual medley
200 m 1:55.94 Michael Phelps Aug. 9, 2003
400 m 4:08.26 Michael Phelps Aug. 14, 2004
Medley relay
400 m 3:30.68 U.S. Olympic Team Aug. 21, 2004
Freestyle relay
400 m 3:13.77 U.S. National Team July 24, 2005
800 m 7:06.58 U.S. Olympic Team July 29, 2005
WOMEN
Distance Record Holder Date
Freestyle
50 m 0:24.63 Dara Torres Sept. 23, 2000
100 m 0:53.58 Amanda Weir Aug. 5, 2006
200 m 1:57.41 Lindsay Benko July 24, 2003
400 m 4:03.85 Janet Evans Sept. 22, 1988
800 m 8:16.22 Janet Evans Aug. 20, 1989
1,500 m 15:52.10 Janet Evans March 26, 1988
Backstroke
50 m 0:28.49 Natalie Coughlin July 23, 2001
100 m 0:59.58 Natalie Coughlin Aug. 13, 2002
200 m 2:08.53 Natalie Coughlin Aug. 16, 2002
Breaststroke
50 m 0:30.85 Jessica Hardy July 31, 2005
100 m 1:06.20 Jessica Hardy July 25, 2005
200 m 2:22.44 Amanda Beard July 12, 2004
Butterfly
50 m 0:26.00 Jenny Thompson July 26, 2003
100 m 0:57.58 Dara Torres Aug. 9, 2000
200 m 2:05.88 Misty Hyman Sept. 20, 2000
Individual medley
200 m 2:10.05 Katie Hoff Aug. 1, 2006
400 m 4:34.95 Kaitlin Sandeno Aug. 14, 2004
Medley relay
400 m 3:58.30 U.S. Olympic Team Sept. 23, 2000
Freestyle relay
400 m 3:36.39 U.S. Olympic Team Aug. 14, 2004
800 m 7:53.42 U.S. Olympic Team Aug. 18, 2004
Source: United States Swim Team, FINA.

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