Men’s 100m Breaststroke – Long Course

World’s Fastest 100m Breaststroke – Men’s Long Course

  1. Adam Peaty (26.63, 30.25) 56.88
  2. Qin Haiyang (26.96, 30.73) 57.69
  3. Arno Kamminga (27.14, 30.66) 57.80
  4. Michael Andrew (26.83, 31.31) 58.14
  5. Nicolo Martinenghi (27.39, 30.87) 58.26
  6. Ilya Shymanovich (26.92, 31.37) 58.29
  7. Nic Fink (27.25,  31.11) 58.36
  8. James Wilby (27.62, 30.84) 58.46
  9. Cameron Van Der Burgh (27.07, 31.39) 58.46
  10. Brenton Rickard (27.67, 30.91) 58.58

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The chart below compares the World’s fastest 100m Breaststroke swimmers. Swimmers and coaches can looks at the individual Splits, Stroke Counts and the first 50m split compared to swimmers 50m PB. All swim data has been collected from our team reviewing race footage where possible Adam Peaty’s 100m Breaststroke World Record swim to view.

Men's 100m Breaststroke - Long Course
Adam Peaty Qin HaiyangArno KammingaMichael AndrewNicolo MartinenghiIlya ShymanovichNic FinkJames Wilby
Cameron Van Der Burgh
Brenton Rickard
Height:6ft 3in 191cm6ft 183cm6ft 184cm6 ft 6in 198cm6ft 2in 187cm6ft 4in 194cm6ft 3in 190cm6ft 3in 191cm
6ft 1in 185cm
6ft 3in 190cm

Weight:190lb 86kg165lb 75kg205lb 93kg207lb 94kg187lb 85kg186lb 84kg183Ib 83kg

187Ib 85kg

203Ib 92kg
Meet:18th FINA World Championships 2019World Aquatics Championships - Fukuoka 2023Tokyo 2020 Olympics (2021)2021 U.S Olympic Swimming Trials19th FINA World Championships Budapest 2022Meeting International FFN - Golden Tour 20192023 U.S.A Nationals18th FINA World Championships 2019

Olympic Games London 2012

13th FINA World Championships 2009

1st 50m Split
Split Time:26.6326.9627.1426.8327.3926.9227.2527.62
50m PB:25.9526.9626.8026.5226.3926.5526.5527.2026.5426.95
Time off 50m PB:0.680.000.340.311.000.370.700.420.530.72
Percentage of 50m PB:102.620%100.000%101.269%101.170%103.789%101.390%102.637%101.544%
2nd 50m Split
Split Time:30.2530.7330.6631.3130.8731.3731.1130.84
Total Time:56.8857.6957.8058.1458.2658.2958.3658.46

Here is the list of the Men’s 200m Breaststroke Long Course for comparison, and if you want to know how many times each swimmer has gone under the 2:07.00 mark in the 200m Breaststroke, have a look at this post Elite Swimmers of the 2:07 Club: Dominating the 200m Breaststroke.

The list you provided showcases the world’s fastest swimmers in the men’s long course 100m breaststroke event. Let’s analyze their performances:

  1. Adam Peaty: Adam Peaty stands out as the dominant force in the 100m breaststroke with an incredible time of 56.88. His exceptional split times of 26.63 and 30.25 highlight his explosive speed and unmatched technique in both the first and second halves of the race. Peaty has consistently demonstrated his dominance in this event and holds multiple world records.
  2. Qin Haiyang: Qin Haiyang is another formidable competitor, posting a time of 57.69. His split times of 26.96 and 30.73 demonstrate his solid technique and consistent performance in the 100m breaststroke.
  3. Arno Kamminga: Arno Kamminga follows closely behind with a time of 57.80. Kamminga’s split times of 27.14 and 30.66 indicate his strength and endurance in the race. He has shown tremendous progress and competitiveness, challenging the top swimmers in this event.
  4. Michael Andrew: Michael Andrew finishes with a time of 58.14, showcasing his talent in the breaststroke discipline. His split times of 26.83 and 31.31 highlight his fast start and ability to maintain speed throughout the race.
  5. Nicolo Martinenghi: Nicolo Martinenghi clocks in at 58.26, displaying his strength in the 100m breaststroke. His split times of 27.39 and 30.87 demonstrate his skill in maintaining a steady pace throughout the race.
  6. Ilya Shymanovich: Ilya Shymanovich follows closely with a time of 58.29. His split times of 26.92 and 31.37 indicate his speed and endurance in the race.
  7. Nic Fink: Nic Fink finishes with a time of 58.36, showcasing his prowess in the 100m breaststroke. His split times of 27.25 and 31.11 highlight his ability to maintain a strong performance throughout the race.
  8. James Wilby and Cameron Van Der Burgh: James Wilby and Cameron Van Der Burgh both clock in at 58.46, showcasing their competitiveness in the event. Their split times of 27.62 and 30.84 (Wilby) and 27.07 and 31.39 (Van Der Burgh) demonstrate their strengths in different phases of the race.
  9. Brenton Rickard: Brenton Rickard rounds out the list with a time of 58.58. His split times of 27.67 and 30.91 showcase his ability to maintain a solid performance in the 100m breaststroke.

These swimmers have proven themselves to be the fastest in the world in the 100m breaststroke event, each showcasing their unique strengths and abilities. Their performances exemplify the intense competition and remarkable skill displayed in this highly challenging swimming discipline.

Note: World’s Fastest 100m Breaststroke – Men’s Long Course Update July 2023

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