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100-Meter Freestyle

1896 Alfred Hajos, Hungary 1:22.20
1904 Zoltan de Halmay, Hungary 1:02.80 1
1906 Charles Daniels, United States 1:13.00
1908 Charles Daniels, United States 1:05.60
1912 Duke P. Kahanamoku, United States 1:03.40
1920 Duke P. Kahanamoku, United States 1:01.40
1924 John Weissmuller, United States 0:59.00
1928 John Weissmuller, United States 0:58.60
1932 Yasuji Miyazaki, Japan 0:58.20
1936 Ferenc Csik, Hungary 0:57.60
1948 Walter Ris, United States 0:57.30
1952 Clarke Scholes, United States 0:57.40
1956 Jon Henricks, Australia 0:55.40
1960 John Devitt, Australia 0:55.20
1964 Don Schollander, United States 0:53.40
1968 Michael Wenden, Australia 0:52.20
1972 Mark Spitz, United States 0:51.22
1976 Jim Montgomery, United States 0:49.99
1980 Jorg Woithe, East Germany 0:50.40
1984 Rowdy Gaines, United States 0:49.80
1988 Matt Biondi, United States 0:48.63
1992 Alexander Popov, Unified Team2 0:49.02
1996 Alexander Popov, Russia 0:48.74
2000 Pieter van den Hoogenband, Netherlands 0:48.30
2004 Pieter van den Hoogenband, Netherlands 0:48.17
2008 Alain Bernard, France 0:47.21
1. 100 yards.
2. Former Soviet Union team.

50-Meter Freestyle Swimming–Men 200-Meter Freestyle