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.
Rebecca Adlington's time of 8:14.10 in the finals of the women's 800 meter freestyle was an Olympic record and a world record.
Eamon Sullivan regained the 50-meter freestyle world record with a 21.41 seconds swim at the Australian Olympic trials in Sydney. - June 2008!
Cesar Cielo holds the world record in Men's Long Course 100m Freestyle with a time of 46.91 seconds. Amaury Leveaux holds the Short Course record with a time of 44.94 seconds.
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Cesar Cielo of Brazil with a time of 46.91.
World Record: Javier Sotomayor (CUB) 2.45m Olympic Record: Charles Austin (USA) 2.39m
In 2000, Ian Thorpe won the Olympic gold medal in the 400m freestyle, the 4x100m freestyle, and the 4x200m freestyle.
The world record, as well as the Olympic record, for the mens' 200 meter freestyle was set by Michael Phelps on August 12th, 2008, at the Beijing Summer Olympics. His time was 1:42.96 .
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As of 14 Aug 2008, the world record for women's Olympic 4x200 meter freestyle relay is 7:44.31 held by Team Australia. The previous record was held by USA in 2007 of about 7:49
César Cielo (Brazil) Time: 20:91 seconds.
Lisbeth Trickett of Australia in the 100 meter freestyle.
Usain Bolt from Jamaica , holds the olympic record for 100 meters , which he set in 2008 China olympic.
There is no such event as the 25 meter free in the Olympics because the pool is 50 meters.
The women's 400 meter freestyle is divided up into long and short competitions. The holder of the long course record is Ethelda Bleibtrey, and the holder of the short course record is Astrid Strauss
The womens 800 meter world record is 8:16.22 by Janet Evans (USA) Aug 20, 1989.
An Olympic record is the greatest achieved in the Olympic games. A world record is the greatest achieved anywhere, ever. In some instances an Olympic record is also the world record.
No they are not the same. A World Record can be broken at any time. Whereas an Olympic Record can only be broken at the Olympic Games (it's a glorified Meet Record.) Keep in mind that a World Record CAN be set at the Olympic Games (which would in turn, automatically break the Olympic Record as well.) A World Record outranks an Olympic Record.
Janet Evan's record in the 800m freestyle event...set in 1989, broken by Rebecca Adlington in the Beijing Olympics in 2008
Usain Bolt holds the world record with 9.58 seconds (August 16, 2009) but the Olympic record is 9.69s in 2008, also by Usain Bolt.
Libby Trickett's 23.97s set in March 2008, is the current world record in the women's 50m freestyle.