100 metres Backstroke, Men

# Performance Athlete(s) NOC Games Date Phase Rank
1 1:25.6 Arno Bieberstein GER London 1908 16 July 1908 Round One, Heat One 1
2 1:25.2 Arno Bieberstein GER London 1908 17 July 1908 Semi-Finals, Heat One 1
3 1:24.6 WR Arno Bieberstein GER London 1908 17 July 1908 Final 1
4 1:21.0 Harry Hebner USA Stockholm 1912 9 July 1912 Round One, Heat One 1
5 1:20.8 Harry Hebner USA Stockholm 1912 10 July 1912 Semi-Finals, Heat One 1
6 1:17.8 Ray Kegeris USA Antwerpen 1920 22 August 1920 Semi-Finals, Heat One 1
7 1:14.8 WR Warren Kealoha USA Antwerpen 1920 22 August 1920 Semi-Finals, Heat Two 1
8 1:13.4 Warren Kealoha USA Paris 1924 16 July 1924 Round One, Heat One 1
9 1:13.2 Warren Kealoha USA Paris 1924 18 July 1924 Final 1
10 1:09.2 George Kojac USA Amsterdam 1928 7 August 1928 Round One, Heat One 1
11 1:08.2 WR George Kojac USA Amsterdam 1928 9 August 1928 Final 1
12 1:06.9 Adolph Kiefer USA Berlin 1936 12 August 1936 Round One, Heat One 1
13 1:06.8 Adolph Kiefer USA Berlin 1936 13 August 1936 Semi-Finals, Heat One 1
14 1:05.9 Adolph Kiefer USA Berlin 1936 14 August 1936 Final 1
15 1:05.7 Yoshi Oyakawa USA Helsinki 1952 31 July 1952 Semi-Finals, Heat One 1
16 1:05.4 Yoshi Oyakawa USA Helsinki 1952 1 August 1952 Final 1
17 1:04.2 Robert Christophe FRA Melbourne 1956 4 December 1956 Round One, Heat One 1
18 1:03.4 John Monckton AUS Melbourne 1956 4 December 1956 Round One, Heat Four 1
19 1:02.2 David Theile AUS Melbourne 1956 6 December 1956 Final 1
20 1:02.0 Bob Bennett USA Roma 1960 30 August 1960 Round One, Heat Two 1
21 1:01.9 David Theile AUS Roma 1960 31 August 1960 Final 1
22 1:01.1 Rich McGeagh USA Tokyo 1964 15 October 1964 Round One, Heat Two 1 1
23 59.6 WR Thompson Mann USA Tokyo 1964 16 October 1964 Final 1 2
24 58.7 Roland Matthes GDR Ciudad de México 1968 22 October 1968 Final 1
25 58.0 Roland Matthes GDR Ciudad de México 1968 26 October 1968 Final 2 3
26 57.99 Mitch Ivey USA München 1972 28 August 1972 Semi-Finals, Heat Two 1
27 56.58 Roland Matthes GDR München 1972 29 August 1972 Final 1
28 56.30 WR Roland Matthes GDR München 1972 4 September 1972 Final 2 4
29 56.19 WR John Naber USA Montréal 1976 18 July 1976 Semi-Finals, Heat Two 1
30 55.49 WR John Naber USA Montréal 1976 19 July 1976 Final 1
31 55.41 Rick Carey USA Los Angeles 1984 4 August 1984 Final 1 5
32 55.04 Igor Polyansky URS Seoul 1988 24 September 1988 Round One, Heat Six 1
33 54.51 WR Dave Berkoff USA Seoul 1988 24 September 1988 Round One, Heat Seven 1
34 53.98 Mark Tewksbury CAN Barcelona 1992 30 July 1992 Final 1
35 53.86 Jeff Rouse USA Barcelona 1992 31 July 1992 Final 1 6
36 53.72 Lenny Krayzelburg USA Sydney 2000 18 September 2000 Final 1
37 53.45 WR Aaron Peirsol USA Athina 2004 21 August 2004 Final 1 7
38 53.41 Matt Grevers USA Beijing 2008 10 August 2008 Round One, Heat Four 1
39 53.06 Arkady Vyachanin RUS Beijing 2008 11 August 2008 Semi-Finals, Heat One 1
40 52.97 Hayden Stoeckel AUS Beijing 2008 11 August 2008 Semi-Finals, Heat Two 1
41 52.54 WR Aaron Peirsol USA Beijing 2008 12 August 2008 Final 1
42 52.16 Matt Grevers USA London 2012 30 July 2012 Final 1
43 51.97 Ryan Murphy USA Rio de Janeiro 2016 8 August 2016 Final 1
44 51.85 WR Ryan Murphy USA Rio de Janeiro 2016 13 August 2016 Final 1 8