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World record progression 400 metres individual medley

The first world record in the 400 metres individual medley in long course (50 metres) swimming was recognized by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in 1957, followed by the women a year later. In the short course (25 metres) swimming events the world's governing body recognizes world records since March 3, 1991.

Men

Long course

Time Swimmer Date Place
5:15.6 23x15px Gary Heinrich August 27, 1957 Philadelphia, United States
5:12.9 23x15px Vladimir Strushanov October 20, 1957 Moscow, Soviet Union
5:08.8 23x15px Ian Black June 6, 1959 Cardiff, United Kingdom
5:07.8 23x15px George Harrison June 24, 1960 Los Angeles, United States
5:05.3 23x15px George Harrison June 24, 1960 Los Angeles, United States
5:04.5 23x15px Dennis Rounsaville July 22, 1960 Toledo, United States
5:04.3 23x15px Ted Stickles July 1, 1961 Chicago, United States
4:55.6 23x15px Ted Stickles August 18, 1961 Los Angeles, United States
4:53.8 23x15px Gerhard Hetz May 24, 1962 Moscow, Soviet Union
4:51.4 23x15px Ted Stickles June 30, 1962 Chicago, United States
4:51.0 23x15px Ted Stickles July 12, 1962 Louisville, United States
4:50.2 23x15px Gerhard Hetz October 12, 1963 Tokyo, Japan
4:48.6 23x15px Dick Roth July 31, 1964 Los Altos, United States
4:45.4 23x15px Dick Roth October 14, 1964 Tokyo, Japan
4:45.3 23x15px Andrei Dunayev April 3, 1968 Tallinn, Soviet Union
4:45.1 23x15px Greg Buckingham July 6, 1968 Santa Clara, United States
4:43.4 23x15px Gary Hall, Sr. July 20, 1968 Los Angeles, United States
4:43.3 23x15px Charlie Hickcox August 30, 1968 Long Beach, United States
4:39.0 23x15px Charlie Hickcox August 30, 1968 Long Beach, United States
4:38.7 23x15px Gary Hall, Sr. July 11, 1969 Santa Clara, United States
4:33.9 23x15px Gary Hall, Sr. August 15, 1969 Louisville, United States
4:31.0 23x15px Gary Hall, Sr. August 21, 1970 Los Angeles, United States
4:30.81 23x15px Gary Hall, Sr. August 3, 1972 Chicago, United States
4:28.89 23x15px András Hargitay August 20, 1974 Vienna, Austria
4:26.00 23x15px Zoltán Verrasztó April 2, 1976 Long Beach, United States
4:23.68 23x15px Rod Strachan July 25, 1976 Montreal, Canada
4:23.39 23x15px Jesse Vassallo August 4, 1978 The Woodlands, United States
4:20.05 23x15px Jesse Vassallo August 28, 1978 West Berlin, West Germany
4:19.78 23x15px Ricardo Prado August 8, 1982 Guayaquil, Ecuador
4:19.61 23x15px Jens-Peter Berndt May 23, 1984 Magdeburg, East Germany
4:17.53 23x15px Alex Baumann June 17, 1984 Etobicoke, Canada
4:17.41 23x15px Alex Baumann July 30, 1984 Los Angeles, United States
4:16.12 23x15px David Wharton August 14, 1987 Brisbane, Australia
4:15.42 23x15px Tamás Darnyi August 19, 1987 Strasbourg, France
4:14.75 23x15px Tamás Darnyi September 21, 1988 Seoul, South Korea
4:12.36 23x15px Tamás Darnyi January 8, 1991 Perth, Australia
4:12.30 23x15px Tom Dolan September 11, 1994 Rome, Italy
4:11.76 23x15px Tom Dolan September 17, 2000 Sydney, Australia
4:11.09 23x15px Michael Phelps August 15, 2002 Fort Lauderdale, United States
4:10.73 23x15px Michael Phelps April 7, 2003 Indianapolis, United States
4:09.09 23x15px Michael Phelps July 27, 2003 Barcelona, Spain
4:08.41 23x15px Michael Phelps July 7, 2004 Long Beach, United States
4:08.26 23x15px Michael Phelps August 14, 2004 Athens, Greece
4:06.22 23x15px Michael Phelps April 1, 2007 Melbourne, Australia
4:05.25 23x15px Michael Phelps June 29, 2008 Omaha, United States
4:03.84[1] 23x15px Michael Phelps August 10, 2008 Beijing, China

Short course

Time Swimmer Nationality Date Location
4:08.77 Sacchi, LucaLuca Sacchi 23x15px Italy February 28, 1992 Sheffield, United Kingdom
4:07.10 Sievinen, JaniJani Sievinen 23x15px Finland February 9, 1993 Malmö, Sweden
4:06.03 Sievinen, JaniJani Sievinen 23x15px Finland January 20, 1996 Lappeenranta, Finland
4:05.59 Wouda, MarcelMarcel Wouda 23x15px Netherlands February 1, 1997 Gelsenkirchen, Germany
4:05.41 Wouda, MarcelMarcel Wouda 23x15px Netherlands February 8, 1997 Paris, France
4:04.24 Dunn, MatthewMatthew Dunn 23x15px Australia September 24, 1998 Perth, Australia
4:02.72 Johns, BrianBrian Johns 23x15px Canada February 23, 2003 Victoria, Canada
4:00.37 Cseh, LászlóLászló Cseh 23x15px Hungary December 9, 2005 Trieste, Italy
3:59.33 Cseh, LászlóLászló Cseh 23x15px Hungary December 14, 2007 Debrecen, Hungary
3:57.27 Cseh, LászlóLászló Cseh 23x15px Hungary December 11, 2009 Istanbul, Turkey
3:55.50 Lochte, RyanRyan Lochte 23x15px United States December 16, 2010 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Women

Long course

Time Swimmer Date Place
5:46.6 23x15px Sylvia Ruuska June 27, 1958 Los Angeles, United States
5:43.7 23x15px Sylvia Ruuska August 1, 1958 Topeka, United States
5:41.1 23x15px Sylvia Ruuska February 24, 1959 Melbourne, Australia
5:40.2 23x15px Sylvia Ruuska July 17, 1959 Redding, United States
5:36.5 23x15px Donna de Varona July 15, 1960 Indianapolis, United States
5:34.5 23x15px Donna de Varona August 11, 1961 Philadelphia, United States
5:29.7 23x15px Donna de Varona June 2, 1962 Los Altos, United States
5:27.4 23x15px Sharon Finneran July 26, 1962 Osaka, Japan
5:24.7 23x15px Donna de Varona July 26, 1962 Osaka, Japan
5:21.9 23x15px Sharon Finneran July 28, 1962 Osaka, Japan
5:16.5 23x15px Donna de Varona March 10, 1964 Lima, Peru
5:14.9 23x15px Donna de Varona August 30, 1964 New York City, United States
5:11.7 23x15px Claudia Kolb July 9, 1967 Santa Clara, United States
5:09.7 23x15px Claudia Kolb August 1, 1967 Winnipeg, Canada
5:08.2 23x15px Claudia Kolb August 19, 1967 Philadelphia, United States
5:04.7 23x15px Claudia Kolb August 24, 1968 Los Angeles, United States
5:02.97 23x15px Gail Neall July 9, 1972 Munich, West Germany
5:01.10 23x15px Angela Franke August 18, 1973 Utrecht, Netherlands
4:57.51 23x15px Gudrun Wegner September 6, 1973 Belgrade, Yugoslavia
4:52.42 23x15px Ulrike Tauber August 21, 1974 Vienna, Austria
4:52.20 23x15px Ulrike Tauber June 7, 1975 Wittenberg, West Germany
4:48.79 23x15px Birgit Treiber June 1, 1976 East Berlin, East Germany
4:42.77 23x15px Ulrike Tauber July 24, 1976 Montreal, Canada
4:40.83 23x15px Tracy Caulkins August 23, 1978 West Berlin, West Germany
4:39.96 23x15px Petra Schneider March 30, 1980 Leningrad, Soviet Union
4:38.44 23x15px Petra Schneider May 27, 1980 Magdeburg, East Germany
4:36.29 23x15px Petra Schneider July 26, 1980 Moscow, Soviet Union
4:36.10 23x15px Petra Schneider August 1, 1982 Guayaquil, Ecuador
4:34.79 23x15px Chen Yan October 13, 1997 Shanghai, PR China
4:33.59 23x15px Yana Klochkova September 16, 2000 Sydney, Australia
4:32.89 23x15px Katie Hoff April 1, 2007 Melbourne, Australia
4:31.46 23x15px Stephanie Rice March 22, 2008 Sydney, Australia
4:31.12 23x15px Katie Hoff June 29, 2008 Omaha, United States
4:29.45 23x15px Stephanie Rice August 10, 2008 Beijing, China
4:28.43 23x15px Ye Shiwen July 28, 2012 London, United Kingdom

Short course

# Time Name Nationality Date Meet Location Ref
4:29.00 Guohong, DaiDai Guohong

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2 December 1993 Short Course Worlds Palma de Mallorca, Spain
4:27.83 Klochkova, YanaYana Klochkova

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20 January 2002 World Cup meet Paris, France
4:26.52 Coventry, KirstyKirsty Coventry

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9 April 2008 Short Course Worlds Manchester, United Kingdom
4:25.87 Smit, JuliaJulia Smit

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28 November 2008 Canada Cup Toronto, Canada
4:25.06 Belmonte, MireiaMireia Belmonte

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14 December 2008 Short Course Europeans Rijeka, Croatia
4:22.80 Meaklim, KathrynKathryn Meaklim

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22 November 2009 World Cup meet Singapore
4:21.04 Smit, JuliaJulia Smit

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18 December 2009 Duel in the Pool Manchester, United Kingdom
4:20.85 Hosszú, KatinkaKatinka Hosszú 23x15px Hungary 11 Aug 2013 World Cup Berlin, Germany [2]
4:20.83 Hosszú, KatinkaKatinka Hosszú 23x15px Hungary 28 Aug 2014 World Cup Doha, Qatar [3]
4:19.86 Belmonte, MireiaMireia Belmonte

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3 December 2014 World Championships Doha, Qatar [4]
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References

  1. ^ "Swimming Men's 400m Individual Medley Results". Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. 2008-08-10. 
  2. ^ "Women's 400m Individual medley Result". Omega Timing. 11 August 2013. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Women's 400m Individual medley Result". Omega Timing. 28 August 2014. Retrieved 31 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Women's 400m IM Results". Omega Timing. 3 December 2014. Retrieved 3 December 2014.