Lisbeth Trickett of Australia in the 100 meter freestyle.
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
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.
The Olympic record for the 100 meter freestyle is 47.84 posted by Pieter van den Hoogenband, of the Netherlands at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
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.
Libby Trickett, AUS 52.88
dawn was an olympic swimmer from australia. She holds the 100 meter freestyle record.
As of the 2008 Games in Beijing, the women's Olympic record in the 50 meter freestyle is 24.79 by Yang Wenyi done at the 1992 Games in Barcelona.
There IS NOT a 25 meter freestyle world record. Although there are FINA recognised events in short course (25 meter) pools, the 25 meter sprint is not a FINA recognised event. As a result of this, there is no official record for the 25 meter freestyle event.
There is no such event as the 25 meter free in the Olympics because the pool is 50 meters.
3:59.15 by Federica Pellegrini of Italy at the 2009 World Championships. She became the first woman to break the 4 minute barrier in the 400 meter freestyle.
Marita Koch from Germany with a time of 47.60 seconds.
Florence Griffith-Joyner holds the women's world record in the 100 meter dash at 10.49 set in 1988. ---- The Olympic record for the women's 100 meter dash was set by Florence Griffith-Joyner at the 1988 Games in Seoul at a time of 10.54 seconds.
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Montell Douglas is the record holder with 11.05s. It was previously Kathy Cook (nee Smallwood) with 11.10s.
there wasn't a 50 meter freestyle event in the 1964 Olympics. Only 100 meters.
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 .
Florence Griffith-Joyner holds the women's world record in the 200 meter dash with a time of 21.34 seconds set at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.
For the long course the world record is 23.97 seconds by Libby Trickett of Australia set on March 29, 2008. For the short course the record is 23.25 seconds by Marleen Veldhuis of The Netherlands set on April 13, 2008.
American athlete Florence Griffith Joyner set the record for the Women's 100m Dash on July 16, 1988 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Her time was 10.49 seconds.