Current World Record Holders in Swimming (44)

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Non-Olympians currently holding a World Record in an Olympic swimming event:

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Athlete Nation(s) Sport(s) Role(s) Era Notes
Michael Andrew USA SWM Olympics 2020 4×100 m medley relay 3:26.78 (2021 at the Olympics)
Zach Apple USA SWM Olympics 2020 4×100 m medley relay 3:26.78 (2021 at the Olympics)
Ricky Berens USA SWM Olympics 2008—2012 4×200 m freestyle relay 6:58.55 (2009)
Paul Biedermann GER SWM Olympics 2008—2016 200 m freestyle 1:42.00 (2009) and 400 m freestyle 3:40.07 (2009)
Bronte Campbell AUS SWM Olympics 2012—2020 4×100 m freestyle relay 3:29.69 (2021 at the Olympics)
Cate Campbell AUS SWM Olympics / Other 2008—2020 4×100 m freestyle relay 3:29.69 (2021 at the Olympics)
Thomas Ceccon ITA SWM Olympics / YOG 2018—2020 100 m backstroke 51.60 (2022)
César Cielo Filho BRA SWM Olympics 2008—2012 50 m freestyle 20.91 (2009)
Kathleen Dawson GBR SWM Olympics 2020 4×100 m medley mixed relay 3:37.58 (2021 at the Olympics)
Caeleb Dressel USA SWM Olympics 2016—2020 100 m butterfly 49.45 (2021 at the Olympics) and 4×100 m medley relay 3:26.78 (2021 at the Olympics)
James Guy GBR SWM Olympics 2016—2020 4×100 m medley mixed relay 3:37.58 (2021 at the Olympics)
Meg Harris AUS SWM Olympics 2020 4×100 m freestyle relay 3:29.69 (2021 at the Olympics)
Anna Hopkin GBR SWM Olympics 2020 4×100 m medley mixed relay 3:37.58 (2021 at the Olympics)
Katinka Hosszú HUN SWM Olympics / Other 2004—2020 200 m medley 2:06.12 (2015) and 400 m medley 4:26.36 (2016 at the Olympics)
Cullen Jones USA SWM Olympics 2008—2012 4×100 m freestyle relay 3:08.24 (2008 at the Olympics)
Lilly King USA SWM Olympics 2016—2020 100 m breaststroke 1:04.13 (2017) and 4×100 m medley relay 3:50.40 (2019)
Katie Ledecky USA SWM Olympics 2012—2020 800 m freestyle 8:04.79 (2016 at the Olympics) and 1500 m freestyle 15:20.48 (2018)
Jason Lezak USA SWM Olympics 2000—2012 4×100 m freestyle relay 3:08.24 (2008 at the Olympics)
Li Bingjie CHN SWM Olympics 2020 4×200 m freestyle relay 7:40.33 (2021 at the Olympics)
Liu Zige CHN SWM Olympics 2008—2012 200 m butterfly 2:01.81 (2009)
Ryan Lochte USA SWM Olympics 2004—2016 200 m medley 1:54.00 (2011) and 4×200 m freestyle relay 6:58.55 (2009)
Simone Manuel USA SWM Olympics 2016—2020 4×100 m medley relay 3:50.40 (2019)
Emma McKeon AUS SWM Olympics / YOG 2010—2020 4×100 m freestyle relay 3:29.69 (2021 at the Olympics)
Kaylee McKeown AUS SWM Olympics / YOG 2018—2020 100 m backstroke 57.45 (2021)
Kristóf Milák HUN SWM Olympics / YOG 2018—2020 200 m butterfly 1:50.34 (2022)
Ryan Murphy USA SWM Olympics 2016—2020 4×100 m medley relay 3:26.78 (2021 at the Olympics)
Adam Peaty GBR SWM Olympics 2016—2020 100 m breaststroke 56.88 (2019) and 4×100 m medley mixed relay 3:37.58 (2021 at the Olympics)
Aaron Peirsol USA SWM Olympics 2000—2008 200 m backstroke 1:51.92 (2009)
Federica Pellegrini ITA SWM Olympics / Other / Administrator 2004—2021 200 m freestyle 1:52.98 (2009)
Michael Phelps USA SWM Olympics / Other 2000—2016 400 m medley 4:03.84 (2008 at the Olympics), 4×100 m freestyle relay 3:08.24 (2008 at the Olympics), and 4×200 m freestyle relay 6:58.55 (2009)
David Popovici ROU SWM Olympics 2020 100 m freestyle 46.86 (2022)
Tatjana Schoenmaker RSA SWM Olympics 2020 200 m breaststroke 2:18.95 (2021 at the Olympics)
Sarah Sjöström SWE SWM Olympics 2008—2020 50 m freestyle 23.67 (2017), 100 m freestyle 51.71 (2017), and 100 m butterfly 55.48 (2016 at the Olympics)
Regan Smith USA SWM Olympics 2020 200 m backstroke 2:03.35 (2019) and 4×100 m medley relay 3:50.40 (2019)
Zac Stubblety-Cook AUS SWM Olympics 2020 200 m breaststroke 2:05.95 (2022)
Sun Yang CHN SWM Olympics 2008—2016 1500 m freestyle 14:31.02 (2012 at the Olympics)
Tang Muhan CHN SWM Olympics 2020 4×200 m freestyle relay 7:40.33 (2021 at the Olympics)
Ariarne Titmus AUS SWM Olympics 2020 400 m freestyle 3:56.40 (2022)
Dave Walters USA SWM Olympics 2008 4×200 m freestyle relay 6:58.55 (2009)
Garrett Weber-Gale USA SWM Olympics 2008 4×100 m freestyle relay 3:08.24 (2008 at the Olympics)
Kelsi Worrell USA SWM Olympics 2016 4×100 m medley relay 3:50.40 (2019)
Yang Junxuan CHN SWM Olympics / YOG 2018—2020 4×200 m freestyle relay 7:40.33 (2021 at the Olympics)
Zhang Lin CHN SWM Olympics 2004—2008 800 m freestyle 7:32.12 (2009)
Zhang Yufei CHN SWM Olympics / YOG 2014—2020 4×200 m freestyle relay 7:40.33 (2021 at the Olympics)