Swimming — 100 metres Freestyle, Men

Times held 28
Total participants 1129
Total countries 158

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1896 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 6 4
1906 100 metres Freestyle, Men Intercalated 17 10
1908 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 34 12
1912 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 34 12
1920 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 31 15
1924 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 30 15
1928 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 30 17
1932 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 22 10
1936 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 45 23
1948 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 41 19
1952 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 60 33
1956 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 34 19
1960 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 51 34
1964 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 66 33
1968 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 64 35
1972 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 48 29
1976 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 41 27
1980 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 39 26
1984 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 68 44
1988 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 77 51
1992 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 75 52
1996 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 60 54
2000 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 73 66
2004 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 69 62
2008 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 64 55
2012 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 56 49
2016 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 59 46
2020 100 metres Freestyle, Men Olympic 70 62

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1896 Alfréd HajósHUN Otto HerschmannAUT
1906 Charlie DanielsUSA Zoltán HalmayHUN Cecil HealyAUS
1908 Charlie DanielsUSA Zoltán HalmayHUN Harald JulinSWE
1912 Duke KahanamokuUSA Cecil HealyANZ Ken HuszaghUSA
1920 Duke KahanamokuUSA Pua Kele KealohaUSA Bill HarrisUSA
1924 Johnny WeissmullerUSA Duke KahanamokuUSA Sam KahanamokuUSA
1928 Johnny WeissmullerUSA István BárányHUN Katsuo TakaishiJPN
1932 Yasuji MiyazakiJPN Tatsugo KawaishiJPN Albert SchwartzUSA
1936 Ferenc CsíkHUN Masanori YusaJPN Shigeo AraiJPN
1948 Wally RisUSA Alan FordUSA Géza KádasHUN
1952 Clarke ScholesUSA Hiroshi SuzukiJPN Göran LarssonSWE
1956 Jon HenricksAUS John DevittAUS Gary ChapmanAUS
1960 John DevittAUS Lance LarsonUSA Manuel dos SantosBRA
1964 Don SchollanderUSA Bobby McGregorGBR Hans-Joachim KleinGER
1968 Mike WendenAUS Ken WalshUSA Mark SpitzUSA
1972 Mark SpitzUSA Jerry HeidenreichUSA Vladimir BureURS
1976 Jim MontgomeryUSA Jack BabashoffUSA Peter NockeFRG
1980 Jörg WoitheGDR Per HolmertzSWE Per JohanssonSWE
1984 Rowdy GainesUSA Mark StockwellAUS Per JohanssonSWE
1988 Matt BiondiUSA Chris JacobsUSA Stéphan CaronFRA
1992 Aleksandr PopovEUN Gustavo BorgesBRA Stéphan CaronFRA
1996 Aleksandr PopovRUS Gary Hall, Jr.USA Gustavo BorgesBRA
2000 Pieter van den HoogenbandNED Aleksandr PopovRUS Gary Hall, Jr.USA
2004 Pieter van den HoogenbandNED Roland SchoemanRSA Ian ThorpeAUS
2008 Alain BernardFRA Eamon SullivanAUS César Cielo Filho
Jason Lezak
BRA
USA
2012 Nathan AdrianUSA James MagnussenAUS Brent HaydenCAN
2016 Kyle ChalmersAUS Pieter TimmersBEL Nathan AdrianUSA
2020 Caeleb DresselUSA Kyle ChalmersAUS Kliment KolesnikovROC

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
United States USA 15 9 8 32
Australia AUS 4 5 3 12
Hungary HUN 2 3 1 6
Netherlands NED 2 0 0 2
Japan JPN 1 3 2 6
Russian Federation RUS 1 1 0 2
France FRA 1 0 2 3
East Germany GDR 1 0 0 1
Unified Team EUN 1 0 0 1
Sweden SWE 0 1 4 5
Brazil BRA 0 1 3 4
Australasia ANZ 0 1 0 1
Austria AUT 0 1 0 1
Belgium BEL 0 1 0 1
Great Britain GBR 0 1 0 1
South Africa RSA 0 1 0 1
Canada CAN 0 0 1 1
Germany GER 0 0 1 1
Russian Olympic Committee ROC 0 0 1 1
Soviet Union URS 0 0 1 1
West Germany FRG 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Aleksandr Popov RUS
EUN
2 1 0 3
Duke Kahanamoku USA 2 1 0 3
Pieter van den Hoogenband NED 2 0 0 2
Charlie Daniels USA 2 0 0 2
Johnny Weissmuller USA 2 0 0 2