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Swimming is an excellent sport that not only provides an excellent workout but also has various health benefits. It is also a competitive sport, with many world records being set in various categories and strokes. In this article, we aim to provide a comprehensive guide on swimming records, including world records, national records, and various other records set in the sport.
World Records in Swimming
The world records in swimming are set by the world governing body of swimming, FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation). FINA keeps track of world records in all competitive swimming events, including freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and medley.
Freestyle World Records
The freestyle world record is the fastest time recorded in a 50-meter freestyle swim. The current world record is held by Cesar Cielo of Brazil, who swam the distance in 20.91 seconds.
Backstroke World Records
The backstroke world record is the fastest time recorded in a 50-meter backstroke swim. The current world record is held by Ryan Murphy of the United States, who swam the distance in 24.04 seconds.