It was just set yesterday it is now 3:08:24.
41.37 by the GDR.
it's over 9000!
37.10 by Jamaica in 2008
2008 (4x100 meter relay)
He set a world record in the following: 400 IM, 200 IM, 4x200 Free Relay, 4x100 Free Relay, 4x100 Medley Relay, 200 Freestyle, 200 Butterfly. Phelps also broke a Olympic Record in the 100 Butterfly.
That was swimmer Michael Phelps of the United States who set a world record, or was part of a relay team that set a world record, in 7 of the 8 events he won. Those events that Phelps won gold and set world records in were the 400 meter individual medlay, 4x100 freestyle relay, 200 meter freestyle, 200 meter butterfly, 4x200 meter freestyle relay, 200 meter individual medlay, and the 4x100 meter medlay relay. The only event that he did not set a world record in was the 100 meter butterfly and he did set an Olympic record in winning gold in that event.
37.10 seconds by Nesta Carter, Michael Frater, Usain Bolt, and Asafa Powell of Jamaica at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The time is also the current world record.
The Shetland isaland does with Jack Clews, Will Flood and Nathan Neal.
The world record in the 4x100 meter relay was set by Jamaica (Usain Bolt, Michael Frater, Nesta Carter, Asafa Powell) at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing in a time of 37.10 seconds. The women's world record is held by East Germany at a time of 41.37 seconds set in 1985.
Lack of fitness perhaps due to illness?
Debbie Ferguson is a Bahamian track and field star who has won gold medals at the Olympics and World Championships. She won gold in the women's 4x100 meter relay at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney and won gold in the women's 4x100 meter relay at the 1999 World Championships in Seville and gold in the women's 200 meter dash at the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton.
As far as the Olympics go Victor Davis has won 4 medals, the most of any Canadian swimmer. He won gold in the 100 meter breaststroke, setting a world record, and silver in the 200 meter breaststroke and 4x100 meter medley relay at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles and silver in 4x100 meter medley relay at the 1988 Games in Seoul. George Hodgson won gold in 400 meter freestyle and 1500 meter freestyle at the 1912 Games in Stockholm, setting a world record in the 1500 meters. Mark Tewksbury won gold in the 100 meter backstroke at the 1992 Games in Barcelona. Anne Ottenbrite won gold in 200 meter breaststroke, silver in 100 meter breaststroke, and bronze in 4x100 meter medley relay at the 1984 Games in Los Angeles.
Of the 13 men's swimming events at the 1976 Summer Games in Montreal, new world records were set in 12 of them: 100 meter freestyle, 200 meter freestyle, 400 meter freestyle, 1500 meter freestyle, 4x200 meter freestyle relay, 100 meter breaststroke, 200 meter breaststroke, 200 meter butterfly, 100 meter backstroke, 200 meter backstroke, 400 meter individual medley, 4x100 meter medley relay. The only event where a world record was not set was the 100 meter butterfly.
The world record for swimming a mile is held by Sun Yang of China. Sun's time is 14 minutes 31 seconds, set in 2012.