World’s Best 200m Breaststroke Swimmers – Men’s Long Course
- Haiyang Qin (28.53, 32.19, 32.64, 32.12) 2:05.48
- Zac Stubblety-Cook (29.43, 32.46, 32.43, 31.63) 2:05.95
- Anton Chupkov (29.73, 32.49, 32.01, 31.89) 2:06.12
- Shoma Sato (28.88, 32.01, 32.50, 33.01) 2:06.40
- Leon Marchand (28.89, 32.13, 32.68, 32.89) 2:06.59
- Matthew Wilson (28.80, 31.97, 32.91, 32.99) 2:06.67
- Ippei Watanabe (28.95, 32.38, 32.69, 32.65) 2:06.67
- Arno Kamminga (28.81, 32.03, 32.69, 33.32) 2:06.85
- Akihiro Yamaguchi (29.16, 32.56, 33.06, 32.23) 2:07.01
Article of interest: Elite Swimmers of the 2:07 Club: Dominating the 200m Breaststroke
The chart below compares the World’s best 200m 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. Here is Qin Haiyang World Record 200m Breaststroke swim to view. Additionally, here is Zac Stubblety-Cook’s 2:05.95 swim. Anton Chupkov 2:06.12 swim with Matthew Wilson and Ippei Watanabe are also in this video.
|Men's 200m Breaststroke - Long Course|
|Haiyang Qin||Zac Stubblety-Cook||Anton Chupkov||Shoma Sato||Leon Marchand||Matthew Wilson||Ippei Watanabe||Arno Kamminga||Akihiro Yamaguchi |
|Height:||6ft 183cm||5ft 11in 181cm||6ft 2in 1.88cm||5ft 9.7in 177cm||6ft 2 in 187cm||6ft 1in 186cm||6ft 4in 193cm||6ft 0.5in 184cm||5ft 9in 175cm|
|Weight:||165lb 75kg||158lb 72kg||157lb 71kg||161lb 73kg||170lb 77kg||176lb 80kg||168lb 76kg||148lb 67kg|
|Meet:||World Aquatics Championships - Fukuoka 2023||2022 Australian Swimming Championships||18th FINA World Championships 2019||2021 Japan Swim (Olympic Trials)||2023 French Elite Championships||18th FINA World Championships 2019||10th Tokyo Swimming Championships 2017||Rotterdam Qualification Meet 2020||67th Japan National Sports Festival - Swimming Com |
|1st 50m Split|
|Time off 50m PB:||2.33||1.28||2.33||0.84||0.00||1.29||1.00||1.93||1.02|
|Percentage of 50m PB:||108.893%||104.547%||108.504%||102.996%||100.000%||104.689%||103.578%||107.180%||103.625%|
|2nd 50m Split|
|3rd 50m Split|
|4th 50m Split|
Want to know how many times each swimmer has gone under the 2:07.00 mark, have a look at this post Elite Swimmers of the 2:07 Club: Dominating the 200m Breaststroke.
Previous World Record
Here is the list of the Men’s 100m Breaststroke Long Course for comparison.
The men’s long course 200m breaststroke is a highly competitive event in swimming, and the list you provided showcases some of the world’s best swimmers in this discipline.
Haiyang Qin leads the pack with an impressive time of 2:05.48. His strong performance in each split demonstrates his consistency and stamina throughout the race Zac Stubblety-Cook follows closely behind with a time of 2:05.95, displaying his skill and determination in the water.
Shoma Sato’s time of 2:06.40 places him third on the list. His powerful strokes and technique have earned him a spot among the elite breaststroke swimmers. Leon Marchand and Matthew Wilson also demonstrate their prowess in the event, clocking in at 2:06.59 and 2:06.67, respectively. Their consistent splits and strong finishes highlight their ability to compete at the highest level.
Ippei Watanabe and Arno Kamminga, both with times under 2:07.00, showcase the tight competition in the men’s 200m breaststroke. Their performances indicate the incredible skill and dedication required to excel in this demanding event. Akihiro Yamaguchi rounds out the list with a time of 2:07.01, showing his proficiency in the breaststroke discipline.
It’s worth noting that swimming times can vary, and the landscape of competitive swimming is ever-evolving. New talents may emerge, and existing records can be broken. These swimmers have proven themselves to be among the world’s best in the 200m breaststroke, but the sport is dynamic, and future competitions will undoubtedly bring forth new contenders.
Note: World’s Best 200m Breaststroke Swimmers – Men’s Long Course Update July2023