Museum
World Records
Women - 200M Backstroke
Time Name Location Date

3:06.8

Sybil Bauer, USA

Brighton Beach

07-04-1922

3:03.8

Sybil Bauer, USA

Miami

02-09-1924

2:59.2

Marie Braun, NED

Brussels

11-24-1928

2:58.8

Eleanor Holm, USA

Buffalo

02-01-1930

2:58.2

Eleanor Holm, USA

New York

03-01-1930

2:50.4

Phyllis Harding, ENG

Wallassey

09-19-1932

2:49.6

Rie Mastebroek, NED

Amsterdam

01-20-1935

2:48.7

Eleanor Holm, USA

Toledo

03-03-1936

2:44.6

Dina Senff, NED

Amsterdam

02-02-1937

2:41.3

Ragnhild Hveger, DEN

Aarhus

02-14-1937

2:41.0

Cor Knit, NED

Aarhus

04-17-1938

2:40.6

Let van Feggelen, DEN

Duesseldorf

10-26-1938

2:39.0

Let van Feggelen, DEN

Amsterdam

12-18-1938

2:38.8

Kor Knit, NETH

Rotterdam

11-29-1939

2:35.3

Geertje Wielma, NED

Hilversum

04-02-1950

New Regulations

2:39.4

Phillipa Gould, NZL

Auckland

01-16-1957

2:38.5

Lenie de Nijs, NED

Blackpool

05-17-1957

2:37.4

Christine von Saltza, USA

Topeka

07-25-1959

2:37.1

Sataka Tanaka, JPN

Tokyo

07-12-1959

2:34.8

Sataka Tanaka, JPN

Tokyo

04-02-1960

2:33.5

Lynn Burke, USA

Indianapolis

07-15-1960

2:33.3

Sataka Tanaka, JPN

Tokyo

07-23-1960

2:33.2

Sataka Tanaka, JPN

Tokyo

07-30-1961

2:32.1

Sataka Tanaka, JPN

Beppu

06-03-1962

2:31.6

Sataka Tanaka, JPN

Osaka

07-29-1962

2:29.6

Sataka Tanaka, JPN

Sydney

02-10-1963

2:28.9

Sataka Tanaka, JPN

Perth

02-18-1963

2:28.5

Sataka Tanaka, JPN

Perth

02-21-1963

2:28.2

Sataka Tanaka, JPN

Tokyo

08-04-1963

2:27.4

Cathrine Ferguson, USA

Los Angeles

09-28-1964

2:27.1

Karen Muir, SAF

Bezier

07-25-1966

2:26.4

Karen Muir, SAF

Linoln

08-18-1966

2:24.4

Elaine Tanner, CAN

Winnipeg

07-26-1967

2:24.1y

Karen Muir, SAF

Kimberley

01-26-1968

2:23.8

Karen Muir, SAF

Los Angeles

07-21-1968

2:22.5

Susan Atwood, USA

Louisville

08-14-1969

2:20.64

Melissa Belote, USA

Chicago

08-05-1972

2:20.58

Melissa Belote, USA

Munich

09-04-1972

2:19.19

Melissa Belote, USA

Munich

09-04-1972

2:18.41

Ulrike Richter, GDR

Rostock

07-07-1974

2:17.35

Ulrike Richter, GDR

Vienna

08-25-1974

2:16.33

Nancy Garapick, CAN

Brantford

04-27-1975

2:16.10

Birgit Treiber, GDR

Wittenberg

06-06-1975

2:15.46

Birgit Treiber, GDR

Cali

07-25-1975

2:14.41

Antje Stille, GDR

Berlin

02-29-1976

2:13.5

Antje Stille, GDR

Tallin

03-13-1976

2:12.47

Birgit Treiber, GDR

Berlin

06-04-1976

2:11.93

Linda Jezek, USA

Berlin

08-24-1978

2:11.77

Rica Reinisch, GDR

Moscow

07-27-1980

2:09.91

Cornelia Sirch, GDR

Guayaquil

08-07-1982

2:08.60

Betsy Mitchell, USA

Orlando

06-27-1986

New Regulations

2:06.62

Krisztina Egerszegi, HUN

Athens

08-25-1991

 


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