14 minutes 34.56 seconds for long course lap swimming and 14 minutes 26.62 seconds for short course.
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.
The world record for running the mile is 3 minutes and 43 seconds. This record was made by Hicham el Guerouj
In swimming, there are different record holders for different events. For example, Stephanie Rice may hold the record in sprint freestyle, but Chloe Sutton holds the record in the mile freestyle.
The 1500 meter swim, which is approximately a mile, record is 14:34.56 by Grant Hackett from Australia.
Roger Bannister was the first person to break the the 4 minute record in a mile as a world record.
fastest women mile swim
The 2 mile record at my high shool was set in 1945 and was sub- nine minutes. I wonder what was the world record at that time?
The fastest record was set by Henry Taylor of Great B. it was done by swimming freestyle, 22:48.4.
Bernard 47.60 WORLD RECORD Men 100m