Kathy Cook ( Smallwood)
Michael Phelps holds both records for the 200 meter men's freestyle. His record was 1:42.96 at the summer Olympics in 2008 in Beijing.
Florence Griffiths Joyner (USA) 21.34s
Michael Phelps (USA).
Florence Griffith Joyner
Usain Bolt holds the record with a 19.30 in Beijing!
Usain Bolt! OBV
Paul Biedermann 1:42.00 in Rome, Italy on July 28, 2009.
Ian Thorpe of Australia in a time of 1:44.71, a new Olympic record.
Started training when he was 10, started walking when he was 1.