World’s Fastest 50m Backstroke – Men’s Long Course

  1. Hunter Armstrong 23.71
  2. Kliment Kolesnikov 23.80
  3. Justin Ress 23.92
  4. Shaine Casas 24.00
  5. Liam Tancock 24.04
  6. Camille Lacourt 24.07
  7. Robert Glinta 24.12
  8. Mark Nikolaev 24.23
  9. Ryan Murphy 24.24

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The chart below compares the World’s fastest 50m Backstroke 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 Hunter Armstrong’s 50m Backstroke World Record swim to view. Also here is Kliment Kolesnikov’s 50m Backstroke former World Record swim to view.

Here is the list of the Men’s 100m Backstroke Long Course for comparison.

Men's 50m Backstroke - Long Course
Hunter ArmstrongKliment KolesnikovJustin ReesShaine CasasLiam TancockCamille LacourtRobert GlintaMark NikolaevRyan Murphy
Height:6 ft 6 in 198cm6 ft 5 in 196cm6 ft 5in 196cm6 ft 4in 193cm6 ft 0 in 183cm6 ft 7 in 200cm6 ft 1 in 185cm6 ft 2 in 190cm6 ft 3 in 191cm
Weight:180 lb 81kg190 Ib 86kg209 lb 95kg179 Ib 81kg187 Ib 85kg165 Ib 75kg185 Ib 84kg 201 Ib 91kg
DOB:2001-01-242000-07-09 1997-08-031999-12-251985-05-07 1985-04-22 1997-04-18 1997-07-30 1995-07-02
Meet:2022 USA World Trials European Championships 20212022 USA World Trials2022 USA World Trials13th FINA World Championships 2009European Championships 2010European Championships 2018Russian National Championships (50m)US National Championships (50m)
Total Time:23.7123.8023.9224.0024.0424.0724.1224.2324.24
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