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World, Olympic and American Records in Men's Swimming

Freestyle

Distance   Time   Date Set Location
50 meters: World 21.81 Tom Jager, USA Mar. 24, 1990 Nashville
  Olympic 21.91 Aleksandr Popov, Unified Team July 30, 1992 Barcelona
  American 21.81 Jager (same as World)
100 meters: World 48.21 Aleksandr Popov, Russia June 18, 1994 Monte Carlo
  Olympic 48.63 Matt Biondi, USA Sept.22, 1988 Seoul
  American 48.42 Matt Biondi Aug. 10, 1988 Austin, Tex.
200 meters: World 1:46.69 Giorgio Lamberti, Italy Aug. 15, 1989 Bonn, W. Ger.
  Olympic 1:46.70 Yevgeny Sadovyi, Unified Team July 26, 1992 Barcelona
  American 1:47.72ph Matt Biondi Aug. 8, 1988 Austin, Tex.
400 meters: World 3:43.80 Kieren Perkins, Australia Sept. 9, 1994 Rome
  Olympic 3:45.00 Yevgeny Sadovyi, Unified Team July 29, 1992 Barcelona
  American 3:48.06 Matt Cetlinski Aug. 11, 1988 Austin, Tex.
800 meters: World 7:46.00s Kieren Perkins, Australia Aug. 24, 1994 Victoria, CAN
  Olympic   Not an event
  American 7:52.45 Sean Killion July 27, 1987 Clovis, Calif.
1500 meters: World 14:41.66 Kieren Perkins, Australia Aug. 24, 1994 Victoria, CAN
  Olympic 14:43.48 Kieren Perkins, Australia July 31, 1992 Barcelona
  American 15:01.51 George DiCarlo June 30, 1984 Indianapolis

Backstroke

Distance   Time   Date Set Location
100 meters: World 53.86r Jeff Rouse, USA July 31, 1992 Barcelona
  Olympic 53.98 Mark Tewksbury, Canada July 30, 1992 Barcelona
  American 53.86r Rouse (same as World)
200 meters: World 1:56.57 Martin Zubero, Spain Nov. 23, 1991 Tuscaloosa, Ala.
  Olympic 1:58.47 Martin Zubero, Spain July 28, 1992 Barcelona
  American 1:58.04 Lenny Krayzelburg Aug. 1, 1997 Nashville

Breaststroke

Distance   Time   Date Set Location
100 meters: World 1:00.60p Fred deBurghgraeve, Belgium July 20, 1996 Atlanta
  Olympic 1:00.60 deBurghgraeve, BEL (same as World)
  American 1:00.77 Jeremy Linn, USA July 20, 1996 Atlanta
200 meters: World 2:10.16 Mike Barrowman, USA July 29, 1992 Barcelona
  Olympic 2:10.16 Barrowman (same as World)
  American 2:10.16 Barrowman (same as World)

Butterfly

Distance   Time   Date Set Location
100 meters: World 52.27 Denis Pankratov, Russia July 24, 1996 Atlanta
  Olympic 52.27 Pankratov, Russia (same as World)
  American 52.84 Pablo Morales June 23, 1986 Orlando
200 meters: World 1:55.22 Denis Pankratov, Russia June 14, 1995 Canet, FRA
  Olympic 1:56.26 Melvin Stewart, USA July 30, 1992 Barcelona
  American 1:55.69 Melvin Stewart Jan. 12, 1991 Perth, Aus

Individual Medley

Distance   Time   Date Set Location
200 meters: World 1:58.16 Jani Sievinen, Finland Sept. 11, 1994 Rome
  Olympic 1:59.91 Atilla Czene, Hungary July 25, 1996 Atlanta
  American 2:00.11 David Wharton Aug. 20, 1989 Tokyo
400 meters: World 4:12.30 Tom Dolan, USA Sept. 6, 1994 Rome
  Olympic 4:14.23 Tamas Darnyi, Hungary July 27, 1992 Barcelona
  American 4:12.30 Dolan (same as World)

Relays

Distance   Time   Date Set Location
4x100m medley: World 3:34.84 USA (Rouse, Linn, Henderson, Hall Jr.) July 26, 1996 Atlanta
  Olympic 3:34.84 USA (same as World)
  American 3:34.84 USA (same as World)
4x100m free: World 3:15.11 USA (Fox, Hudepohl, Olsen, Hall) Aug. 12, 1995 Atlanta
  Olympic 3:15.41 USA (Olsen, Davis, Schumacher, Hall Jr.) July 23, 1996 Atlanta
  American 3:15.11 USA (same as World)
4x200m free: World 7:11.95 Unified Team (Lepikov, Pychnenko, Taianovitch, Sadovyi) July 27, 1992 Barcelona
  Olympic 7:11.95 Unified Team (same as World)
  American 7:12.51 USA (Dalbey, Cetlinski, Gjertsen, Biondi) Sept. 21, 1988 Seoul

 

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