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World Records
Men - 200M Breastroke
World Record Time Name Location Date
3:09.2 Frederick Holman, ENG London 08-18-1908
3:08.3 Robert Anderson, SWE Stockholm 04-18-1909
3:00.8 Felicien Coubert, BEL Schaerbeck 10-02-1910
2:56.6 Percy Courtman, ENG Garston 07-28-1914
2:54.4 Erich Rademacher, GER Amsterdam 11-12-1922
2:52.6 Robert Skellon, USA Milwaukee 03-21-1924
2:52.4 Erich Rademacher, GER Magdeburg 04-07-1924
2:48.0 Erich Rademacher, GER Brussels 03-11-1927
2:45.0 Yoshiyuki Tsuruta, JPN Kyoto 07-27-1929
2:44.6 Leonard Spence, USA Chicago 04-02-1931
2:44.0 Leonard Spence, USA New Haven 04-01-1932
2:42.6 Jacques Cartonnet, FRA Paris 02-08-1933
2:42.4 Erwin Sietas, GER Dusseldorf 03-16-1935
2:39.6 Jacques Gartonet, FRA Paris 05-04-1935
2:37.2 Jack Kasley, USA New Haven 03-28-1936
2:36.8 Alfred Nakache, FRA Marseilles 07-06-1941
2:35.6 Joe Verdeur, USA Bainbridge 05-05-1946
2:35.0 Joe Verdeur, USA New Haven 02-15-1947
2:32.0 Joe Verdeur, USA New Haven 02-14-1948
2:30.5 Joe Verdeur, USA New Haven 04-02-1948
2:30.0 Joe Verdeur, USA New Haven 06-28-1948
2:28.3 Joe Verdeur, USA New Haven 03-31-1950
2:27.3 Herbert Klein, GER Munich 06-09-1951
Division of the breaststroke and butterfly stroke 01-01-1953
2:37.4 Knud Gleie, DEN Copenhagen 03-14-1952
2:36.6 Masaru Furukawa, JPN Tokyo 04-10-1954
2:35.4 Masaru Furukawa, JPN Tokyo 04-10-1954
2:35.2 Mamoru Tanaka, JPN Tokyo 09-17-1954
2:33.7 Masaru Furukawa, JPN Tokyo 08-05-1955
2:31.0 Masaru Furukawa, JPN Tokyo 10-01-1955
New Regulation: Under water breaststroke is ruled out 30-04-1957
2:36.5 Terence Gathercole, AUS Townsville 06-28-1958
2:33.6 Chester Jastremski, USA Tokyo 07-28-1961
2:29.6 Chester Jastremski,USA Los Angeles 08-19-1961
2:28.2 Chester Jastremski, USA New York 08-30-1964
2:27.8 Ian O’Brien, AUS Tokyo 10-15-1964
2:27.4 Vladimir Kosinsky, URS Kaley 04-03-1968
2:26.5 Nikolai Pankin, URS Minsk 03-22-1969
2:25.4 Nikolai Pankin, URS Magdeburg 04-19-1969
2:23.5 Brian Job, USA Los Angeles 08-22-1970
2:22.79 John Hencken, USA Chicago 08-05-1972
2:21.55 John Hencken, USA Munich 09-02-1972
2:20.52 John Hencken, USA Louisville 08-24-1973
2:19.28 David Wilkie, GBR Belgrade 09-06-1973
2:18.93 John Hencken, USA Concord 08-24-1974
2:18.21 John Hencken, USA Concord 09-01-1974
2:15.11 David Wilkie, GBR Montreal 07-24-1976
2:14.77 Victor Davis, CAN Guayaquil 08-05-1982
2:14.58 Victor Davis, CAN Etobicoke 06-17-1984
2:13.34 Victor Davis, CAN Los Angeles 08-02-1984
2:12.90 Mike Barrowman, USA Los Angeles 08-04-1989
2:12.90 Nick Gillingham, GBR Bonn 08-19-1989
2:12.89 Mike Barrowman, USA Tokyo 08-20-1989
2:11.53 Mike Barrowman, USA Seattle 07-20-1990
2:11.23 Mike Barrowman, USA Perth 01-11-1991
2:10.60 Mike Barrowman, USA Ft. Lauderdale 08-13-1991
2:10.16 Mike Barrowman, USA Barcelona 07-29-1992
2:09.97 Kosuke Kitajima, JPN Busa 10-02-2002
2:09.52 Dimitri Komomikov, RUS Barcelona 06-14-2003
2:09.42 Kosuke Kitajima, JPN Barcelona 07-24-2003
2:09.04 Brendan Hanson, USA Long Beach 07-11-2004
2:08.74 Brendan Hanson, USA Irvine 08-05-2006
2:08.50 Brendan Hanson, USA Victoria 08-21-2006
 


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